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Egypt’s bank deposits rise EGP 55bn in November 2017: CBE

The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) announced that total bank deposits rose by EGP 55bn in November 2017. This brought total deposits to EGP 3.273tn at the end of November 2017 compared to EGP 3.218tn in October 2017. The CBE said that non-government bank deposits also rose by EGP 50bn at the end of November …

Daily News Egypt

CBE activates electronic link between Egyptian banks, COMESA countries

The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) held a workshop attended by 60 representatives of the Export Development Authority (EDA), members of export councils, chambers of commerce, business associations and many companies working with Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) countries to familiarise them with the electronic link system between Egyptian banks and African …

Daily News Egypt

CBE lowers interest rates 1% for the first time since floatation

The Central Bank of Egypt’s (CBE) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decided to lower the overnight deposit rate, the overnight lending rate, and the rate of the Central Bank of Egypt’s (CBE) main operation by 100 basis points to 17.75%, 18.75%, and 18.25% respectively. The discount rate was also reduced by 100 basis points to 18.25%. …

Mohamed Samir