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Egypt aims to grow role as African and Middle Eastern trade hub

March 31, 2022

The country’s finance minister on efforts to leverage regional integration efforts.

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Egypt's lenders shrug off the impact of Covid

March 24, 2022

The country’s strong economic growth has attracted increased interest from foreign lenders, with new digital finance regulations unleashing a fintech boom.

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Egypt braces for economic impact of Ukraine war

March 21, 2022

Egypt has been one of the world’s best performing economies during the pandemic. Yet the impact of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine may prove costly to food prices and tourism.

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Banque Misr CEO on opportunities for Egyptian banks

March 16, 2022

Mohamed Mahmoud El-Etreby was appointed chairman of Banque Misr in January 2015, bringing with him more than three decades of experience in the Egyptian banking sector. He spoke to Kit Gillet about key recent developments for Egypt’s banking sector and the outlook for the period ahead.


Gulf consolidation slows as economic pressures ease

March 1, 2022

Middle Eastern fintechs and neobanks are attracting investment from overseas, as the wave of mega-mergers among the region’s largest lenders grinds to a halt.

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Egypt's turn to digital financial services

January 4, 2022

CEO and co-founder of MNT-Halan talks to The Banker about the drivers behind the growth of digital financial services in Egypt.

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Rania Al-Mashat: Inclusive multilateralism in action

December 30, 2021

From principle to practice, Egypt's minister of international co-operation outlines how to design a common agenda to deliver an effective model for inclusive partnerships.

Egyptian banks boost Tier 1 capital

September 28, 2021

Banque Misr saw an 84% increase in Tier 1 capital last year amid a limited economic impact of Covid-19 compared with other countries. 

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Egypt’s banking industry stays the course

April 1, 2021

Despite a difficult operating environment, Egypt’s banks have shown resilience.


Rebalancing Egypt’s economy from public to private

April 1, 2021

Egypt needs to look beyond the public sector for future growth.

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