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NBE, Banque Misr discontinue their 20% interest rate saving certificates

The National Bank of Egypt (NBE) will discontinue offering the platinum saving certificate with an annual return rate of 20%, starting from the end of the workday on 15 February 2018, Yehia Abu El-Fotouh, the vice chairperson of NBE told Daily News Egypt on Thursday. However, current certificate owners will continue to have the same …

Hossam Mounir

Banque du Caire raises its interest rates by 1.5-2%

Banque du Caire decided to hike the interest rates offered on its saving vessels, including saving accounts and deposits by rates, between 1.5% and 2%. The bank also decided to introduce new savings vessels with a variable yield linked to the price of the corridor announced by the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE). Mounir El-Zahid, …

Daily News Egypt

Central Bank of Egypt

CBE keeps interest rates unchanged

In its meeting held on 30 March, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) decided to keep the overnight deposit rate, the overnight lending rate, and the CBE’s main operation rate unchanged at 14.75%, 15.75%, and 15.25% respectively. The discount rate was also kept unchanged at 15.25%.

Daily News Egypt