Yasmine Samra

Overcoming The Bottleneck

Sat, 07 Sep 2019 - 02:52 GMT

As the IMF deal comes to an end, we review the three-year arrangement and look ahead at the future of the Egyptian economy.

EIB’s Scannapieco Lauds Egypt’s Reform Program

Fri, 06 Sep 2019 - 08:40 GMT

In an exclusive interview with Business Today Egypt, Vice- President of the European Investment Bank Dario Scannapieco discusses the country’s economic recovery, and the EIB’s strategic projects and top priorities in Egypt.

New Budget Ratified

Tue, 03 Sep 2019 - 09:30 GMT

Egypt approves largest ever state budget

Bringing In More German Investment

Sat, 31 Aug 2019 - 10:50 GMT

An overview of strengthened bilateral ties between Egypt and Germany on trade, the economy, and more.

UN’s Business for Peace kicks off in Egypt

Wed, 07 Nov 2018 - 08:02 GMT

The UN Global Compact Network Egypt launched on Wednesday the two-day fifth edition of its the 2018 Business for Peace Annual Event (B4P) for the first time in Cairo.

Sarwa Capital plans to issue new financial instruments

Tue, 09 Oct 2018 - 02:42 GMT

The Egyptian market needs fresh financial instruments such as sukuk, covered bonds, and short-term bonds, Managing Director of Sarwa Promoting and Underwriting said .

Toward a Cashless Economy

Thu, 27 Sep 2018 - 08:00 GMT

Egypt has taken some serious steps toward financial inclusion, but there are still several barriers on the road to fully achieving it.

Leading Economic Resilience

Wed, 26 Sep 2018 - 09:13 GMT

Recognizing the critical role SMEs play in achieving economic resilience, Egypt has launched several initiatives to drum up much-needed financing for small enterprises, but there are still some obstacles hindering their growth.

Smart Phones with Smarter Budgets

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 - 10:30 GMT

Chinese smartphone and smart hardware maker Xiaomi Global sees great potentials in the Egyptian market, which is yielding the highest sales in the MENA region.

On the Verge of an Industrial Leap

Tue, 21 Aug 2018 - 10:25 GMT

With investments worth $10.9 billion, and a total of 48,000 jobs created, the Tahrir Petrochemicals Corporation signals an overall industrial leap for Egypt.

Backing Egypt’s Private Sector

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 - 10:30 GMT

The International Finance Corporation’s Country Manager Walid Labadi chats with Egypt Today about their future investments in the country, key issues facing the private sector and the sectors they see most potential in.

IFC invests $1.23B in Egypt during 2017/18, plans additional $1B

Wed, 08 Aug 2018 - 09:36 GMT

IFC sees great opportunities in infrastructure projects in Egypt, renewable energy, especially in the wind sector.


Sat, 21 Jul 2018 - 10:05 GMT

Despite a 1 percent increase in the dollar-to-pound rate, experts assure that the pound will not falter, and that the worst is over.

The Story of Pharos

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 - 12:00 GMT

Expanding across the board, and bidding to manage some upcoming public companies’ IPOs, Pharos is on an upward curve, and CEO Angus Blair tells us how.

Managing Egypt’s Assets

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 - 10:00 GMT

Aiming to optimize state assets and manage public enterprises through their future float, the cabinet approved a draft law to establish a sovereign wealth fund to manage state assets with an issued and paid capital of LE 5 billion. But analysts warn it ne

The Great Budgetary Expectations

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 - 10:00 GMT

Analysts weigh in on the pre-budget estimates and how feasible the optimistic expectations are.

On the Pulse

Wed, 16 May 2018 - 10:00 GMT

Skyrocketing prices have led to practitioners buying cheaper devices and spare parts or manipulating the pulse width and duration.

EGX starts trading on CI Capital, stock soars 21% at early minutes

Mon, 30 Apr 2018 - 10:42 GMT

CI Capital's IPO has allocated 22.5 million shares at a total value of EGP 173.7 and it has been oversubscribed 29.5 times.

Foreign Debt: Not So Scary

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 - 08:00 GMT

While Egypt’s foreign debt has almost doubled in five years to about $81 billion in the first quarter of the fiscal year 2017/18, up from $43 billion in the fiscal year 2011/12, experts agree that it was a lesser of two evils, but warn of its growth pace.

Telling the Story of EGX Reform: Exclusive interview

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 - 09:00 GMT

An in-depth interview with EGX’s Chairman Mohamed Farid about the bold reforms the stock exchange has taken over the past few months.