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Business - Economy
8/10/2022 3:00:00 PM
Egypt’s headline annual inflation accelerated to 14.6 percent in July – more than double the corresponding month in 2021 – up from 13.2 percent in June, while urban annual inflation also rose to 13.6 percent, the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistic (CAPMAS) announced on Wednesday.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
8/3/2022 12:10:00 PM
Recent rises in US interest rates are driving the dollar higher against other world currencies, including the Egyptian pound.

World - International
7/21/2022 3:12:47 PM
The European Central Bank raised interest rates Thursday for the first time in 11 years, joining steps already taken by the U.S. Federal Reserve and other major central banks but raising new questions about whether the rush to make credit more expensive will plunge major economies into recession at the price of fighting inflation.

World - International
7/13/2022 5:27:57 PM
Global stocks fell Wednesday and the euro dipped below $1.00 for the first time in nearly 20 years after data showed a surge in US inflation last month, convincing investors that further increases in borrowing costs are on their way.

World - International
7/13/2022 4:59:07 PM
Wall Street stocks opened sharply lower Wednesday after fresh consumer price data exacerbated recession fears, as the Federal Reserve aggressively hikes interest rates.

Business - Economy
7/7/2022 3:27:00 PM
Sri Lanka's Central Bank has raised its key interest rates to their highest levels in more than 20 years to try to contain inflation that has added to the country's economic woes.

Business - Economy
6/23/2022 6:06:37 PM
The Central Bank of Egypt’s (CBE) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) kept the current key interest rates unchanged in its meeting held on Thursday.

Business - Markets & Companies
6/23/2022 11:48:40 AM
Asian markets mostly rose Thursday on bargain buying after the previous day's battering, though oil extended losses after US Federal Reserve boss Jerome Powell admitted the economy could tip into recession as the bank hikes interest rates to fight runaway inflation.

Business - International
6/22/2022 6:38:30 PM
British annual inflation has hit a fresh 40-year high, official data showed Wednesday, further eroding workers' wages in a cost-of-living crisis, and heaping more pressuring the Bank of England to keep raising interest rates.

Business - Economy
6/22/2022 12:07:49 PM
The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) is scheduled to convene on Thursday to review the key interest rates for the fourth time in 2022 and for the third time since the outbreak of the war in Ukraine.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Economy
6/22/2022 11:34:00 AM
Doaa A. Moneim reports on what the Central Bank of Egypt’s Monetary Policy Committee will likely decide on interest rates this week

World - International
6/16/2022 1:25:00 PM
The Bank of England has raised interest rates by a quarter-percentage-point, shrugging off pressure for a bolder move to combat price increases that have pushed inflation to a 40-year high.

War in Ukraine - Economy
6/9/2022 1:27:17 PM
The European Central Bank is expected Thursday to end a key economic stimulus program and map out its plan to raise interest rates for the first time in more than a decade as it seeks to join the U.S. Federal Reserve and other central banks in tackling high inflation. But it's a delicate balance to not further slow economic growth.

World - Region
6/7/2022 9:58:04 AM
​Stock markets struggled Tuesday on long-running worries over surging inflation and rising interest rates, which overshadowed hopes that China would ease off its regulatory drive against the country's beleaguered tech giants.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Economy
5/30/2022 1:17:00 PM
Egypt’s central bank has opted to increase interest rates for the second time this year.

Business - Economy
5/19/2022 10:42:00 PM
The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) raised on Thursday key interest rates by two percent (200 basis points) as the government attempts to deal with the negative economic repercussions of the Russian-Ukrainian war and curb inflationary pressures.

Business - Economy
5/18/2022 12:11:05 PM
The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) is set to convene on Thursday to review the key interest rates for the third time in 2022 and for the second time since the breakout of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict.

Business - Economy
5/15/2022 4:58:25 PM
Egypt plans to offer 12 companies under the government’s initial offering programme (IPO) on the Egyptian Exchange by the end of 2022, including two army-run companies and other firms that are under the umbrella of the public business sector, Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly announced on Sunday.

Business - Economy
5/15/2022 2:28:10 PM
Fitch Solutions revised up Egypt’s real GDP growth forecast by 0.1 percent for 2022 to reach 5.6 percent, up from the 5.5 percent it projected in April, according to Fitch Solutions’ MENA Monthly Outlook Report.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Economy
5/13/2022 5:44:00 PM
With the US Federal Reserve raising interest rates again last week, what will a stronger dollar mean for the pound.

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