Local media cited a message sent to banks by the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE), in which it reminded banks to follow the set daily limits for individuals and corporations at LE 150,000
Al Baraka Bank Egypt and EG Bank announced new restrictions on foreign currency transactions on Tuesday through their respective websites, following Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) and CIB’s new limitations released last Thursday
Local currency deposits climbed by 15.1 percent, foreign currency deposits surged by 77.9 percent, and foreign currency deposits amounted to 21.01 percent of total bank deposits in August 2023.
Moody's Investors Service (Moody's) has placed the B3 long-term local and foreign currency deposit ratings for review on all Moody's rated banks in Egypt.
This comes within the framework of the CBE's continuous efforts to facilitate banking transactions for women; in order to promote financial inclusion in society by achieving gender equality in benefiting from banking services.
Loans and advances portfolio reached EGP 53.9 billion. Total assets reached EGP 85.7 billion and the deposit portfolio has grown by 30.4% by the end of 2022.
This came in a report issued by the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) on Wednesday.
The CBE stated in a recent report issued on Wednesday, the banks’ net revenues amounted to about LE 331.202 billion at the end of December, compared to LE 225.807 billion at the end of September.
Egypt Today reviews withdrawal fees and balance inquiries from ATM machines in Egyptian banks if the customer uses a credit card belonging to another bank.
It added that large private-sector banks are better-placed to withstand currency depreciation than the two largest public-sector banks, National Bank of Egypt (NBE) and Banque Misr (BM), due to their higher regulatory capital buffers.
The capital of the five major banks amounted to about LE 109.599 billion, accounting for 47.6 percent of the total banks' capital amounting to LE 229.834 billion at the end of last March.
The financial stability report issued by the CBE showed that the growth rate of these settlements amounted to 50 percent during 2020 on an annual basis.
Cairo has shown an early interest in supporting this sector, Etreby acknowledged, noting that this started even before the coronavirus pandemic.
During his meeting with CBL Governor Saddek Omar Elkaber, the US diplomat encouraged the bank's team to abide by transparency while carrying out the reunification process.
The stock market will also be closed on the same day.
At the National Bank of Egypt (NBE) and Banque Misr, the dollar rate remained stable, recording LE 15.64 for buying and LE 15.74 for selling.
CBE’s data indicated that the activity’s revenues amounted to LE 117.296 billion during the first 3 months of 2021, while total expenditures recorded about LE 87.305 billion.
Fitch expected continued pressure on operating profitability due to lower interest rates and higher loan impairment charges as borrower support measures end.
The balance sheets of the banks working in Egypt, except CBE, have risen to EGP 7.022 trillion by the end of December 2020, up from EGP 5.856 billion by the end of December 2019.
The dollar price registered LE 15.56 for buying and LE 15.66 for selling at eight banks.