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Egypt’s bourse posted its biggest percentage loss in seven months

Reuters – Egypt’s bourse posted its biggest percentage loss in seven months on Monday as local investors continued to book profits on positions built in anticipation of former army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s run for president. The main Cairo index tumbled 3.6% to 7,805 points, dropping for a third session in a row, as all but two of …

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Egypt stocks continues to drop

Reuters – The Cairo bourse, which dropped 2.7% last Thursday after Sisi said he would run for president, fell a further 1.9% on Sunday to trim 2014 gains to 19%. But there were signs the correction was slowing and the market closed above the intraday low. “Towards the end of today we saw a bit …

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Egypt gains marginally after $40bn housing deal; Gulf mixed

Reuters – Egypt’s shares rose slightly on Monday after a deal between the country’s army and a Dubai builder for an affordable housing project worth EGP 280bn ($40.2bn). Cairo’s benchmark index advanced 0.5%, recovering early-session losses and boosting 2014 gains to 17.6%. Under a deal with Cairo’s army-backed government, Dubai’s Arabtec will build one million …

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MidEast Stocks: CIB’s strong earnings lift Egypt; Aldar drags down Abu Dhabi

Reuters – Egypt’s bourse rose on Wednesday as the country’s biggest listed bank posted strong fourth-quarter earnings, while markets in the United Arab Emirates weakened after a disappointing earnings report from Abu Dhabi property developer Aldar. Egypt’s index added 1.0% to 7,571 points after Commercial International Bank (CIB) posted a 29% rise in quarterly net …

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Egypt shares slips from 4-Yr high; UAE mixed in downbeat Gulf trend

Reuters- Egypt’s benchmark index slipped 0.4%, easing off Sunday’s four-year high, as investors booked profits in mid- and small-cap stocks. Egyptian Resorts dropped 5.2% and Palm Hill Developments Company fell 2.2% on Monday. Investors remain positive on the market despite uncertainty over a cabinet reshuffle. Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi has said the reshuffle will include …

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OCI deal pushes stock up

The EGX 30 index closed with a 1.5% surge at 5615.36 points on Tuesday, while the EGX 70 index, encompassing small and medium sized companies, saw a modest rise of 0.53%. The broader index EGX 100 increased by 0.71%.

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