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Business - Economy
10/27/2022 6:57:09 PM
The U.S. economy grew at a 2.6% annual rate from July through September, snapping two straight quarters of contraction and overcoming high inflation and interest rates just as voting begins in midterm elections in which the economy's health has emerged as a paramount issue.

Business - Economy
10/27/2022 4:09:08 PM
The European Central Bank piled on another outsized interest rate hike aimed at squelching out-of-control inflation, increasing rates Thursday at the fastest pace in the euro currency's history and raising questions about how far the bank intends to go with the threat of recession looming over the economy.

Business - Economy
10/27/2022 1:41:00 PM
The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) has raised the key interest rates in an unscheduled meeting by two percent (200 bps) to reach 13.25 percent, 14.25 percent, 13.75 percent, and 13.57 percent for the overnight deposit rate, the overnight lending rate, the rate of the main operation, and the discount rate, respectively.

Business - International
10/13/2022 3:38:01 PM
Inflation in the United States accelerated in September, with the cost of housing and other necessities intensifying pressure on households, wiping out pay gains that many have received and ensuring that the Federal Reserve will keep raising interest rates aggressively.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
10/12/2022 11:13:00 AM
The Central Bank of Egypt is taking measures to support the Egyptian pound as inflation continues to rise

Business - Economy
10/11/2022 7:50:00 PM
Global growth is expected to slow further next year, the IMF said Tuesday, downgrading its forecasts as countries grapple with the fallout from Russia's invasion of Ukraine, spiraling cost-of-living and economic downturns.

Business - Economy
10/8/2022 7:15:16 PM
State-owned banks National Bank of Egypt (NBE) and Banque Misr (BM) announced on Saturday that they were going to raise interest rates on their dollar-saving certificates from 2.25 to 5.30 percent annually.

World - Region
10/6/2022 11:56:34 AM
Global stock markets advanced Thursday after strong U.S. hiring dampened hopes the Federal Reserve might ease off plans for interest rate hikes and the OPEC group of oil exporters agreed to output cuts to shore up prices.

Business - Energy
10/4/2022 5:01:08 PM
The ECB's banking supervisor on Tuesday warned banks against easing capital requirements for energy suppliers and traders struggling with huge volatility in the sector, as this could enhance the vulnerability of financial institutions.

Business - Markets & Companies
10/4/2022 4:38:09 PM
Global stocks rallied Tuesday and the dollar dipped as weak US data sparked hopes the Federal Reserve could ease its interest-rate hiking plans.

Business - Economy
9/28/2022 2:51:00 PM
The Egyptian pound plunged to a new low against the US dollar on Wednesday amid a shortage in foreign currency in the country.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Economy
9/28/2022 2:28:00 PM
The Central Bank of Egypt’s recent decision to maintain key interest rates and raise the reserve ratio is part of a strategy to lower inflation and support growth.

Business - Economy
9/26/2022 9:48:16 PM
The governor of the South African Reserve Bank recently announced an increase in the lending rate by 75 basis points. This means the repo rate (the rate at which the central bank lends money to commercial banks) will increase from 5.5% to 6.25% and the prime rate (the rate commercial banks charge their clients when lending them money) rises from 9.0% to 9.75%.

Business - Economy
9/26/2022 9:09:57 PM
Experts have been eyeing national and private banks’ steps in the wake of the Central Bank of Egypt's (CBE) recent decision to keep interest rates unchanged and raise the Reserve Requirement (RR) ratio for the first time in five years.

Business - Markets & Companies
9/23/2022 5:32:31 PM
Stocks tumbled worldwide Friday on more signs the global economy is weakening, just as central banks raise the pressure even more with additional interest rate hikes.

World - International
9/22/2022 11:10:09 PM
Stocks fell on Wall Street in afternoon trading on Thursday and added to weekly losses for major indexes as central banks around the world hiked interest rates to fight inflation.

Business - Economy
9/22/2022 9:51:08 PM
Bucking all expectations, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) has maintained key interest rates for the third time since the initial three percent hike following the onset of the Russian-Ukrainian war.

World - Region
9/22/2022 3:46:36 PM
Turkey's currency fell to a record low against the dollar before a central bank meeting on interest rates Thursday, expanding the pain for people who have seen their purchasing power erode during a series of economic shocks in the country.

World - International
9/22/2022 3:35:48 PM
Britain's central bank has raised its key interest rate by another half-percentage point, avoiding more aggressive steps to tame inflation that the U.S. Federal Reserve and other banks have taken.

World - International
9/22/2022 10:16:11 AM
Asian stock markets followed Wall Street lower on Thursday after the Federal Reserve delivered another big interest rate hike and raised its outlook for more to cool galloping inflation.

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