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The index of manufacturing (excluding crude oil and petroleum products) fell to 122.95 during September, compared to 126.25 during August—a decrease of 2.6%, due to the fall of activities during the Eid Al-Adha holiday. A recent report issued by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) on the metadata of the production index …
Minister of Health ranked highest in corruption incidents, with 23 cases
Germany’s blue-chip stocks index, the DAX-30, has completed a fourth year of a rising trend as 2015 comes to a close. An index of European blue chips also rose, albeit by only half as much.
Bank announced last year it will expand its financial support to Egypt
Report warns of ‘angry’ movements and ‘violent’ state strategy next 25 January anniversary
“Political situation does not justify President Al-Sisi’s repressive policies,” says watchdog
The country was ranked 13th in the new Global Terrorism Index report
Hundreds of Egyptian journalists reject recent pledge by major newspaper editors to support government’s rhetoric
Egyptians are cautiously optimistic, says Nielsen regional managing director
The index used this data to rate countries across 12 social, economic, and political indicators (and over 100 sub-indicators).
On World Press Freedom Day, reports from local and international organisations paint a grim picture of media freedoms in Egypt in 2013
Press Syndicate calls for silent protest to demonstrate journalists’ anger at the “deliberate attacks”
Reuters – Egypt’s index, which had lost 8% of its value in the previous three sessions, rebounded on Tuesday to close 1.5% higher. The dip was a result of profit-taking by investors who had built up positions in anticipation of former army chief Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi’s run for president. Sisi, who investors hope will stabilise …
Reuters – Egypt’s financial market regulator, seeking to attract capital back to the stock market, has released rules to facilitate the creation of index and real estate funds as well as amendments to margin trading rules. Sherif Samy, head of the Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority, said the changes would increase liquidity in the market and …
Reuters – Egypt’s bourse surged to a five-year high after a local newspaper reported that discussions over a new presidential election law would begin on Wednesday, while Dubai’s shares fell in profit-taking after mixed earnings reports. Cairo’s Al-Ahram said an administrative court, under the mandate of the 2014 constitution, would start discussions on the draft …
Egypt’s media underwent a “Brotherisation” and “Sisification” in 2013, according to a new report from Reporters Without Borders
By Olzhas Auyezov – Reuters Egyptian stocks have been on the rise since the ouster of former president Mohamed Morsi in July, driven largely by local retail investors who support the new army-backed government – but are wary of any escalation of violence. “Yesterday was a dramatic day and the country has entered a period …
Investors seek the Egyptian bourse, leading liquidity to head to the stock market
The Egyptian Stock market index maintained its downward trend after a weekend of massive agitation.