Egypt Financial Services Articles & Analysis

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What impact has the depreciation of the Egyptian pound had on the reinsurance industry?


To what extent is there room to encourage greater investment from domestic institutions?


The prospect of a new commodities exchange in Egypt is one of the more significant developments to emerge in 2016. While the possibility of creating a new market has been floated for years, the current proposal, if developed as planned, will be a regional first. It would also correct the currently dysfunctional system that governs trade in...


How does listing on the Nilex benefit small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)?

Articles & Analysis | Mutual funds from The Report: Egypt 2017


OUTLINE: The first Egyptian mutual fund was launched in 1994. Since that time, the industry has evolved slowly. There are nearly 100 funds operating under the supervision of the Egyptian Financial Services Authority (EFSA) at present. There are specialised funds in a number of different asset...

Articles & Analysis | Bonds from The Report: Egypt 2017


OUTLINE: In 2015 and 2016 the government was adamant about supporting the value of the Egyptian pound in the face of ongoing currency depreciation pressure, through its successive increases of the Treasury rate. As of October 2016 Treasury bond offerings show the five-year bonds standing at 13.4%...