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Egyptian court lifts seizure order on funds of Gamal and Alaa Mubarak
Egypt

Egyptian court lifts seizure order on funds of Gamal and Alaa Mubarak

On Tuesday the Economic Court in Cairo decided to lift the seizure order on the funds of Gamal and Alaa…
Lebanon’s central bank denies Swiss report about 2016 IMF paper
Middle East

Lebanon’s central bank denies Swiss report about 2016 IMF paper

BEIRUT, Oct 8 (Reuters) – Lebanon’s central bank denied on Friday a Swiss newspaper report that alleged the International Monetary…
Egypt’s headline inflation edged up to 5.7% in August: CAPMAS
Egypt

Egypt’s headline inflation edged up to 5.7% in August: CAPMAS

Egypt’s annual urban consumer price inflation accelerated slightly to 5.7 percent in August from 5.4 percent in July, reaching its…
Anger in Lebanon over central bank ending of fuel subsidies
Middle East

Anger in Lebanon over central bank ending of fuel subsidies

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s caretaker prime minister on Thursday called a decision by the central bank to end subsidies to…
Egypt eyes surge in fintech investment after new laws
Features/Interviews

Egypt eyes surge in fintech investment after new laws

New legislation and regulatory changes in Egypt are set to unleash a surge in new fintech investments and change the…
Egypt’s current account deficit reaches US$7.6 bn in December 2020: CBE
Economy

Egypt’s current account deficit reaches US$7.6 bn in December 2020: CBE

Egypt’s current account deficit rose to US$7.6 billion from July to December 2020 from $4.6 billion a year ago, the…
Iraq’s central bank devalues dinar by 22 percent amid public anger
Middle East

Iraq’s central bank devalues dinar by 22 percent amid public anger

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s Central Bank on Saturday announced it will devalue the Iraqi dinar by over 20 percent in…
Egypt’s headline inflation decreased to 3.4% in August
Business

Egypt’s headline inflation decreased to 3.4% in August

Egypt’s annual urban consumer price inflation decreased to 3.4 percent in August from 4.2 percent in July, the country’s statistics…
Lebanon PM blames currency crash on Central Bank governor
Middle East

Lebanon PM blames currency crash on Central Bank governor

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s prime minister said Friday he is holding the country’s Central Bank governor responsible for the downward…
Egypt’s current account deficit narrows in Q4 of 2019
Economy

Egypt’s current account deficit narrows in Q4 of 2019

Egypt’s current account deficit for the last quarter of 2019 narrowed to $3.19 billion from $3.25 billion in the same…
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