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Egypt Bourse plunges 5.1 per cent on Cairo violence

Ahram Online, Monday 10 Oct 2011

Egypt stocks saw a massive drop ten minutes after trading started this morning, with the main EGX30 index down 5.1 per cent, losing 205 points to trade at 3,822 points. 

Violence erupted on Sunday night between Coptic protesters and the military leaving more than 22 dead and hundreds injured in the deadliest clashes Egypt has seen since a popular uprising erupted in January.

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