Egypt Financial Services Articles & Analysis

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The published draft of the new banking law, the latest reform from the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE), was made public in July 2017, and its potential changes fast became a major talking point for the sector. Formulated after lengthy consultation with global experts – which included meetings with the IMF, the World Bank and the Bank of England –...

 

In addition to having one of the biggest banking sectors in the North African region, Egypt’s is also one of the most profitable. In more recent times, lenders have made easy gains on high-yielding government debt following the 2011 revolution, while an improving macroeconomic environment and the flotation of the local currency lead to another...

Articles & Analysis | New ground: Mutual funds from The Report: Egypt 2018

 

OUTLINE: The first Egyptian mutual fund was launched in 1994, and since that time the industry has evolved slowly. There are nearly 100 funds operating under the direction of the Financial Regulatory Authority (FRA). There are specialised funds in a number of asset classes, including 28 equity, 10...

Articles & Analysis | Trade on: Stock market from The Report: Egypt 2018

 

OUTLINE: The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) is one of the oldest stock markets in the Middle East, dating back to 1883. It covers the main market, an over-the-counter market, and the Nile Stock Exchange (Nilex), a relatively new market board for small and medium-sized enterprises. As of January 31, 2018...

 

What impact is the new investment law likely to have on foreign investment in the country?