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HSBC eyes regional growth opportunities as GDP, trade rebound

HSBC has ambitious business plans in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey (MENAT), where a rebound in GDP and international trade will position the region as one of the fastest growing in the world over the coming decade. As the nine markets in which the bank operates in the region bounce back from the …

Hossam Mounir

Digital banking gains momentum in Egypt

In the embrace of new technology, every step counts in Egypt’s digital transformation, according to Jacques-Emmanuel Blanchet CEO, HSBC Egypt. Egypt’s banking architecture is getting a digital upgrade. Efficiency and personalisation are at the top of the list of preferences as one of the world’s oldest civilisations undergoes a very modern disruption. Progress and change Two …

Jacques-Emmanuel Blanchet

Credit Suisse, HSBC reportedly arranging $700m loan for EEHC

HSBC and Credit Suisse are reportedly arranging a syndicated loan of up $700m for the Egyptian Electricity Holding Company (EEHC), Reuters reported on Wednesday. According to the news agency’s sources, the loan, which may involve other banks, will be guaranteed by the Finance Ministry. It will have a grace period of five years, and is …

Mohamed Samir