Egypt Financial Services Articles & Analysis

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How can banks continue to encourage more companies to join the formal sector?

 

What measures are being taken to increase market activity and the level of liquidity?

 

How is volatility in emerging markets impacting investment in Egypt’s capital markets?

 

As the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) has attempted to stabilise the country’s currency in recent years, the banking sector has been placed in a challenging position. At the macro level, an overvalued Egyptian pound following the 2011 revolution acted as a brake on investment and undercut economic growth, with the consequence being a reduced...

 

In the three decades before the 2007-08 global financial crisis, the world’s financial networks became increasingly interconnected. Financial system regulatory convergence, the growing penetration of World Trade Organisation rules and the creation of currency unions, such as the euro, resulted in a surge in cross-border capital flows....

Chapter | Capital Markets from The Report: Egypt 2019

The year of 2018 was challenging across the board for many emerging markets, and changing trends in global capital movements have brought turbulence to the Egyptian Exchange as well. After rising significantly in the first four months of 2018, the exchange’s main index, the EGX30, showed a sustained retrenchment to end the year at a level not seen since early 2017. Throughout this period,...