Egypt banks, bourse to close Sunday for October War anniversary

Ahram Online, Monday 1 Oct 2012

Egypt's banks and stock exchange will remain closed next Sunday to mark the anniversary of beginning of the nation's 1973 October War against Israel.

A Monday statement from the Central Bank of Egypt announced the holiday, which falls at the end of the weekend and means a three-day closure for the country's financial institutions.
The previous day, 6 October, is a national holiday in Egypt.
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