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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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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.

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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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CIB CEO bullish on Egypt's future

April 1, 2021

Hussein Abaza, Commercial International Bank’s chief executive, on the rise of fintech during the pandemic.

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Egypt’s minister of planning looks to steady the ship

April 10, 2020

Egypt’s minister of planning and economic development talks to The Banker about stabilising the economy and attracting foreign investment.

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Egyptian banks explore multiple avenues to growth

April 1, 2020

Egypt’s banks have emerged from a difficult decade with their appetite for expansion undimmed. 

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Buoyant Egyptian banks target SMEs and unbanked in growth push

April 1, 2019

Egypt's banks enjoy good capital adequacy levels and low loan default rates. Many are eyeing the small business sector and an underbanked populace.

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Is Egypt's tough reform programme paying off?

April 1, 2019

The IMF is ready to launch the next tranche of a $12bn loan package for Egypt, following government attempts to push through economic reforms. 

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