Egypt

February 8, 2001

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On Wednesday, February 7, the market got off to a slow start due to early profit taking in the cement sector. However, by the end of the session many cement shares had ended higher.

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Minister of Public Enterprise Mokhtar Khattab announced on Wednesday, February 7, that the government has not received any bids for its 47.8 percent stake in Helwan Cement (HELW.CA), as the Holding Co

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Orascom Hotel Holdings -OHH (ORHC.CA) held its extraordinary general assembly yesterday, February 6, which approved a LE700 million capital increase. OHH will use the proceeds to acquire Orascom Proje

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On Tuesday, February 6, continued to ease in light of uncertainty surrounding the outcome of the Israeli election.

February 7, 2001

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Suez Cement (SUCE.CA) will hold its extraordinary general assembly on February 24 to approve a capital increase by 10.1 million shares designated for a strategic investor. The fair value of the shares

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On Monday, January 5, the market slipped early in light trading, but later picked up in more robust activity. Some investors were cautious concerning the uncertainty of the upcoming Israeli elections,

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Egyptian Economy Minister Yusef Butros Ghali is due to arrive in Baghdad Friday for talks on the free trade zone between Iraq and Egypt, Iraqi Trade Minister Mohammad Mehdi Saleh said Monday.

February 6, 2001

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Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak held Tuesday talks in Tunis with President Zein el-Abideen bin Ali on bilateral and regional issues. Mubarak is due t

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Egypt has started bilateral talks with individual European countries in an effort to foster economic ties following the initialing of the Egyptian EU economic agreement.

February 5, 2001

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Egypt’s first business-to-business e-commerce marketplace has been launched and will provide a full range of services for the country’s pharmaceutical sector.

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Egypt’s first business-to-business e-commerce marketplace has been launched and will provide a full range of services for the country’s pharmaceutical sector.

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On Thursday, February 1, the market remained stable with a slight downward bias. The telecom sector posted gains, as MobiNiL (EMOB.CA) edged up 2.60 percent to LE79.29 while Orascom Telecom –OT (ORTE.

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The Cairo & Alexandria Stock Exchange announced that February 1 was the final day for investors to submit their shares of Chipsy for Food Industries (CFIN.CA) to Chipsy International for Food Indu

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Indian Foreign Minister Jaswant Singh left Cairo for Abu Dhabi Sunday after talks with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on cooperation in information technology and other economic areas.

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Indian Foreign Minister Jaswant Singh left Cairo for Abu Dhabi Sunday after talks with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on cooperation in information technology and other economic areas.