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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 …

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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 …

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CBE asks banks to monitor some customer accounts

The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) requested that banks operating in the local market monitor the accounts to which insurance dues and pensions are transferred to. In a letter to the banks, Gamal Negm, deputy governor of the CBE, said that the CBE has received information confirming the existence of a number of bank accounts …

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CBE raises banks’ reserve requirement

The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) decided to raise the reserve requirement ratio of banks from 10% to 14%. The bank announced on Tuesday that this resolution will be applied starting 10 October. The CBE had maintained the reserve requirement ratio at 14% since 2001 until 2012, which was reduced gradually after the 25 January …

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Egypt’s MPC maintains policy rates as forecasted by CI Captial

The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) decided to keep its overnight deposit and lending rates at 14.75% and 15.75% respectively, while the CBE’s main operations and discount rates were both kept unchanged at 15.25%. According to CI Capital, the CBE’s decision to keep policy rates unchanged following the 0.25% hike by the Federal Reserve System …

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