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Strong economic growth should stoke price pressures ahead
Fitch forecasts Egypt’s GDP growth to average 4.5% y-o-y to 2028, from 3.6% in 2009-2018 period
Despite improving macro conditions and consumer spending behaviour, Pharos expects muted growth in Juhayna, Domty and Obour Land companies’ core product offerings caused by existing market maturity in their respective segments.
Naeem: the inflation reading adds further room to the CBE to continue on its path of monetary easing
Inflation recorded positive increase in September, lower than our expectations
Market lack of response to lower operating costs and lower gas and gasoline prices adds some caution to the upward outlook
Research firm predicts further 50 bps rate cuts in the next MPC meeting in 14 November
Credit rating agency expects Egypt’s GDP to grow 5.6% in 2019, additional rate cuts next year
Demand growth back on track on more positive economic outlook, with margins reverting back to historical averages
Lowering interest rates positively impacts investment in Egypt, says Kypreos
Some experts suggest citizens cannot yet feel decline due to other services not included by CAPMAS
The EGX30 index rose 1.2% during the last week’s trading to settle at 15,110 points, and while the EGX70 rose 0.6%, closing at 556 points.
EFG Hermes, Pharos forecast 1-2% interest rate cut at next MPC meeting
CBE’s decision to reduce interest rates reflects favourable inflationary trends, says Lall
Inflation continued to slow in July despite subsidy reforms influenced by its reading in the comparative period and its low reading in June
The announcement defied analyst expectations, as in July the Egyptian authorities decided to go ahead with slashing fuel subsidies, lifting petrol and diesel prices by about 17-30%.
Egyptians are bracing for higher prices despite recent declines in food prices as fuel prices increase throughout the country
EFG Hermes expects annual inflation to reach between 10,11% in July, August respectively
Specifically, we uncover the role of two significant determinants of long-running inflation dynamics, namely excessive monetary growth and a rise in the intensity of relative price variability
CBE may resume interest rate cuts in Q4 of 2019, with a total of 5% over 2 years, says Saada
Pundits expect CBE to cut interest rates by year-end
Recollecting inflation for April, as reported by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) and the Central Bank of Egypt, the annual headline (Urban) CPI dropped to 13%, compared to 14.2% in March
Egypt continues to provide attractive investment opportunity supported by raised credit rating, pound appreciation
Egypt’s annual consumer price inflation dropped to 12.5% in April 2019, compared to 12.9% in April 2018, according to Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) on Thursday. The CAPMAS said that the monthly inflation rate increased by 0.4% in April, recording 308.1 points, compared to 307 points in March. Furthermore, the CAPMAS attributed …
Experts argue that tackling inflation by increasing interest rate was mistake
The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) said that Egypt’s annual core inflation softened to 8.9% in March, down from 9.2% in February 2019. While, the monthly core CPI inflation, computed by the CBE, recorded 0.5% in March 2019, compared to 1% in February 2019. Core inflation is the change in the costs of goods and services …
Egypt’s real GDP growth softened to 5.3% Q3 2018, unemployment rate inched up to 10.0%
Firm forecasts EGP 17.6 per USD in FY 2018/19, EGP 17.1 per USD in FY 2019/20
we expect Egypt to continue to tap the eurobond market annually, including in 2019 and again in 2020, along with more infrastructure-linked loans.
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