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GMC GROUP FOR INDUSTRIAL COMME   1.29        Telecom Egypt   11.48        Modern Company For Water Proof   1.03        Ismailia Misr Poultry   2.45        El Arabia for Investment & Dev   0.34        Egyptian Real Estate Group   6.85        Pioneers Holding   2.84        Ezz Steel   7.86        Orascom Telecom Holding (OT)   3.92        Rakta Paper Manufacturing   4.39        Egyptian Iron & Steel   6.87        Naeem Holding   0.19        Canal Shipping Agencies   7.39        Misr Chemical Industries   5.65        Egyptians Housing Development    1.94        United Arab Shipping   0.43        Universal For Paper and Packag   4.94        Northern Upper Egypt Developme   4.93        Egyptian for Tourism Resorts   0.69        Orascom Construction Industrie   240.82        Modern Shorouk Printing & Pack   7        Upper Egypt Contracting   0.8        Egyptian Financial Group-Herme   7.42        Heliopolis Housing   21.65        United Housing & Development   8.93        Raya Holding For Technology An   4.57        International Agricultural Pro   2.1        Gulf Canadian Real Estate Inve   18.08        Alexandria Pharmaceuticals   45.71        Arab Cotton Ginning   2.46        Egyptian Chemical Industries (   7.26        National Real Estate Bank for    11.84        National Development Bank   6.72        Six of October Development & I   15.03        Oriental Weavers   20.66        Arab Gathering Investment   16.29        Egyptians Abroad for Investmen   2.75        Palm Hills Development Company   1.61        Credit Agricole Egypt   9.04        Remco for Touristic Villages C   2.13        Commercial International Bank    29.87        El Ezz Porcelain (Gemma)   1.9        Egyptian Starch & Glucose   5.4        Arab Real Estate Investment (A   0.41        South Valley Cement   3.12        Citadel Capital - Common Share   2.5        Rowad Tourism (Al Rowad)   5.05        Union National Bank - Egypt "    3.25        Ceramic & Porcelain   2.88        El Nasr Transformers (El Maco)   4.78        Egyptian Media Production City   2.31        GB AUTO   27        Sharkia National Food   3.78        Egyptian Transport (EGYTRANS)   7.85        El Kahera Housing   4.97        El Shams Housing & Urbanizatio   2.45        Egyptian Kuwaiti Holding   0.7        ARAB POLVARA SPINNING & WEAVIN   2.11        Cairo Poultry   8.32        Egyptian Financial & Industria   8        T M G Holding   4.03        Asek Company for Mining - Asco   10.66        Misr Hotels   27        Egyptian Electrical Cables   0.56        Medinet Nasr Housing   22.51        Mena Touristic & Real Estate I   1.21        ELSWEDY CABLES   18        Al Arafa Investment And Consul   0.17        Prime Holding   0.91        Alexandria Spinning & Weaving    0.74        General Company For Land Recla   16.6        Gharbia Islamic Housing Develo   8.41        Alexandria Cement   8.9        Arab Valves Company   0.94        Sidi Kerir Petrochemicals   12.4        TransOceans Tours   0.09        Egyptian for Developing Buildi   6.43        Egyptian Gulf Bank   1.24        Kafr El Zayat Pesticides   18.19        Faisal Islamic Bank of Egypt -   35.1        National company for maize pro   11.86        Delta Construction & Rebuildin   4.03        Zahraa Maadi Investment & Deve   48.25        Samad Misr -EGYFERT   3.52        Egypt for Poultry   1.41        Cairo Development and Investme   11.7        Cairo Pharmaceuticals   20.1        Maridive & oil services   0.9        Suez Canal Bank   3.75        Nile Pharmaceuticals   15.81        The Arab Dairy Products Co. AR   73.85        National Housing for Professio   14.39        El Ahli Investment and Develop   4.87        Egyptian Saudi Finance Bank   10.79        Ismailia National Food Industr   5.16        National Societe Generale Bank   25.52        Acrow Misr   19.16        Alexandria Mineral Oils Compan   63.63        Paper Middle East (Simo)   5.59        Egypt Aluminum   12.31        Giza General Contracting   13.12        Middle Egypt Flour Mills   5.82        Extracted Oils   0.6        Assiut Islamic Trading   4.56        Engineering Industries (ICON)   3.95        North Cairo Mills   15.3        Arab Pharmaceuticals   11.88        Grand Capital   5.38        El Ahram Co. For Printing And    10.68        Minapharm Pharmaceuticals   25.49        El Arabia Engineering Industri   13.52        El Nasr For Manufacturing Agri   9.71        Naeem portfolio and fund Manag   1.7        Faisal Islamic Bank of Egypt -   6.76        Natural Gas & Mining Project (   68.26        Housing & Development Bank   13.95        East Delta Flour Mills   31.5        Orascom Development Holding (A   3.22        Memphis Pharmaceuticals   11.12        Abou Kir Fertilizers   134.23        Delta Insurance   5        Cairo Investment & Real Estate   12.18        Cairo Oils & Soap   12.98        Egyptian Arabian (cmar) Securi   0.36        Egyptian Real Estate Group Bea   15.56        Alexandria Containers and good   85.51        Upper Egypt Flour Mills   45.78        Development & Engineering Cons   9.94        Sinai Cement   15.18        Medical Union Pharmaceuticals   28.01        Torah Cement   24.2        Alexandria New Medical Center   46.55        Export Development Bank of Egy   5.04        Egyptian Company for Mobile Se   92.02        Middle & West Delta Flour Mill   32.7        El Kahera El Watania Investmen   4.18        Mansourah Poultry   12.41        Delta Sugar   11.04        Misr Beni Suef Cement   41.21        Egyptian Satellites (NileSat)   6.14        Cairo Educational Services   17.75        Lecico Egypt   7.55        Sharm Dreams Co. for Tourism I   5.3        General Silos & Storage   10.77        Al Moasher for Programming and   0.66        UTOPIA   5.28        Arab Ceramics (Aracemco)   25.4        Barbary Investment Group ( BIG   0.98        

Money Markets - World

Amwal Al Ghad English - 2017-08-19 06:47:33
Asian markets were pressured in Friday trade after investors on Wall Street sold off on growing uncertainty over the Trump administration's ability to follow through on its economic policies. Risk off trade from the U.S. session followed through into the Asian trading day: Japan's Nikkei 225 touched its lowest levels in three months, with the strength in the yen also weighing on shares. The benchmark index fell 1.18 percent, or 232.22 points, to end at 19,470.41. Across the Korean strait, the Kospi declined 0.14 percent, or 3.30 points, to end at 2358.37, off earlier lows. Meanwhile, Australia's S&P/ASX 200 shed 0.56 percetn, or 32.107 points, to 5747.10, driven by broad-based losses across most sub-indexes. The heavily-weighted financials sub-index lost 1.09 percent. Markets in greater China were in similar shape. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index shed 0.91 percent by 3:31 p.m. HK/SIN. On the mainland, the Shanghai Composite bucked the regional trend, finishing 0.81 point above the flatline at 3269.24. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2017-08-19 06:44:29
Europe finished Friday's session on a negative note, as the worst terror attack seen in Spain for more than 13 years added jitters to market sentiment. The pan-European Stoxx 600 ended down 0.71 provisionally, however on the week the index closed 0.55 percent up. Looking to Europe's major bourses, the U.K.'s FTSE 100 ended 0.86 percent down, while the French CAC 40 slipped 0.64 percent and Germany's DAX ended 0.31 percent down. In periphery markets, Spain's IBEX 35 ended 0.56 percent down. All sectors finished Friday in negative territory, with the travel and leisure sector leading the losses, along with the media sector, following the attack in Spain's second largest city. The travel and leisure sector ended down 1.46 percent. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2017-08-17 06:34:45
Oil prices edged up early on Thursday, clawing back some ground after losses in the previous session. Traders said the market was range-bound as falling crude inventories provided price support while high output was capping gains. Brent crude futures, the international benchmark for oil prices,were at $50.43 per barrel at 0101 GMT, up 16 cents, or 0.3 percent, from their last close. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $46.88 a barrel, up 10 cents, or 0.2 percent. The slight gains followed a more than one  percent fall in the previous session. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2017-08-17 06:26:25
Most Asian markets trended higher in Thursday trade after a rally in the dollar was halted on political turbulence stateside while investors digested the Wednesday release of the Federal Reserve's minutes. Japan's Nikkei 225 edged down 0.16 percent, with autos and financial stocks tracking lower. Across the Korean strait, the Kospi advanced 0.49 percent as steel stocks rose on optimism about third-quarter earnings. Posco soared 4.55 percent and Hyundai Steel was up 3.16 percent. Australia's benchmark S&P/ASX 200 index rose 0.20 percent, as gains in the materials and health care sub-indexes were balanced by losses in the energy and telecommunication services sub-indexes. Shares of Telstra contributed to the steep losses in the telco space: The company was down 8.55 percent at 9:57 a.m. HK/SIN after it said it would reduce dividends. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index gained 0.21 percent as earnings reporting season continued. Mainland markets were also positive: The Shanghai Composite rose 0.44 percent and the Shenzhen Composite was higher by 0.139 percent. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2017-08-17 06:15:17
Markets in Europe are forecast to open lower Thursday as uncertainty surrounding internal U.S. policy continues to weigh on investor sentiment despite lessening tensions from North Korea. The FTSE 100 is expected to open 22 points lower at 7,411; the French CAC is seen down 23 points at 5,153; and the German DAX is on track to open 48 points down at 12,215. Asian stocks rose higher Thursday as pressure between the U.S. and North Korea showed continued signs of easing, but the U.S. dollar slipped into negative territory as investors lost confidence in the region's pro-growth agenda. President Donald Trump disbanded two high-profile business advisory councils Wednesday after seeing a mass exodus from chief executives over his response to violence in Charlottesville over the weekend. Meantime, minutes from the Federal Reserve's latest meeting Wednesday showed policymakers divided over their view on inflation and their approach to interest rate hikes. In Europe, new data released by the British Chambers of Commerce Thursday showed that exporter confidence has softened due to currency fluctuations and a shortage of skilled workers post-Brexit. This comes as Office for National Statistics announced that the number of EU citizens working in the U.K. has hit a record high. In corporate earnings, Austrian construction company Wienerberger, Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas and British home improvement retailer Kingfisher are all due to report. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2017-08-16 05:51:44
European stocks are set to open slightly higher on Wednesday morning, as geopolitical tensions regarding the Korean peninsula eased and investors tracked a muted performance overnight on Wall Street. The FTSE 100 is seen 7 points higher at 7,392; the DAX is expected to open up by 24 points at 12,200 and the CAC 40 is set to open 4 points higher at 5,144. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had reportedly delayed a decision to fire missiles towards the U.S. pacific territory of Guam on Tuesday, as Washington insisted any dialogue between the two nations would be up to Kim. Meantime, in the U.S., stock indexes closed little changed in the previous session. However, the dollar hoarded significant gains on Wednesday on the back of stronger-than-expected retail data. Back in Europe, the British government said Wednesday it does not wish to have any border posts between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, according to a new position paper on Brexit. The paper suggested the European Union shared similar views yet Brexit critics argued the U.K.'s proposals lacked credible detail. On the earnings front, Maersk, Carlsberg and Admiral Group were all set to report their latest figures on Wednesday. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2017-08-15 09:23:42
European stock markets opened higher on Tuesday as tensions between the U.S. and North Korea showed signs of subsiding, prompting investors to return to riskier assets. The pan-European Stoxx 600 started the day 0.32 higher percent with the majority of sectors and all major bourses in positive territory. Basic resources and oil and gas were the sole laggards, while autos and food and beverages posted gains as trading kicked off. Autos climbed 0.6 percent higher, led by Fiat Chrysler which held onto gains seen Monday following reports that it has received at least one bid from a Chinese automaker. Food retailer Sainsbury was up 0.75 percent after pressing pause on a proposed £130 million ($168 million) takeover of grocery wholesaler Nisa amid competition concerns. Hargreaves Lansdown fell 1.3 percent despite reporting a 21 percent increase in pre-tax profits for the year ended in June. The fund supermarket made a pre-tax profit of 265.8 million pounds ($345 million), although dividend fell 15 percent t o 29 pence per share. K+S was also down by almost 5 percent after reporting poorer than expected results and withdrawing its 2020 EBITDA outlook. On the agenda Tuesday, the U.K. government is due to publish a white paper laying out plans for an interim customs agreement with the EU after Brexit to allow the freest movement of goods. It is also expected to seek the right to negotiate other trade deals during this transition phase - something which is not permitted during the negotiation period. Markets in Austria, Italy, Greece and Poland are all closed Tuesday in celebration of Assumption Day. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2017-08-15 06:30:41
European markets are on track to open higher Tuesday as tensions between the U.S. and North Korea show signs of subsiding, prompting investors to return to riskier assets. The FTSE 100 is seen opening 25 points higher at 7,378; the German DAX is expected to start trading 61 points higher at 12,226; and the French CAC is expected up 26 points at 5,147. The ongoing war of words between President Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump appears to cool on Tuesday after the North Korean leader signalled that he would delay plans to fire a missile near Guam until it heard more from the U.S. administration. Asian markets moved higher on the news, while U.S. stocks posted their best day of the summer during Monday trade. Nevertheless, other troubles continued to plague the White House as several key business figures departed Trump's manufacturing council following his failure to initially condemn the violence of white supremacists in Charlottesville over the weekend. Three CEOs - Merck's Kenneth Frazier, Intel's Brian Krzanich and Under Armour's Kevin Plank - have all stepped down. The U.K. government is due to publish a white paper on Tuesday laying out plans for an interim customs agreement with the EU after Brexit to allow the freest movement of goods. It is also expected to seek the right to negotiate other trade deals during this transition phase - something which is not permitted during the negotiation period. Meanwhile, Hargreaves Lansdown,, K+S and Nexus are all due to report earnings. Markets in Austria, Italy, Greece, and Poland are all closed Tuesday in celebration of Assumption Day. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2017-08-14 06:36:11
The Nikkei 225 fell nearly one percent despite second-quarter Japan GDP surprising to the upside as investors in Asia digested the release of a barrage of China data on Monday. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 0.94 percent as markets re-opened after a public holiday last week. Markets appeared to shrug off headlines that the Japanese economy grew at an annualized rate of 4 percent in the second quarter of the year ending in June compared to the previous year. That easily topped the 2.5 percent rise forecast in a Reuters poll. The yen softened against the dollar following the GDP beat, with the greenback fetching 109.20 yen at 7:52 a.m. HK/SIN compared to levels around 109.14 yen before the data release. The Japanese currency last traded at 109.37 yen to the dollar. "Although it is usually exactly the wrong thing to respond to volatile Japanese GDP data by revising full year forecasts, arithmetically, it is going to be hard for us to see only the 1.2 percent for 2017 we currently have penciled in," said ING Asia Head of Research Robert Carnell in a note, adding that an upgrade now seemed "extremely likely." Meanwhile, South Korea's Kospi rose 0.47 percent after being pressured by geopolitical tensions for most of the last week. In Australia, the S&P/ASX 200 climbed 0.51 percent, with the broader index driven by gains in the information technology and energy sub-indexes. The heavily-weighted financials sub-index was up 0.76 percent. Greater China markets trended higher even though a raft of data released Monday missed expectations. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index gained 0.94 percent. On the mainland, the Shanghai Composite edged up 0.11 percent while the Shenzhen Composite jumped 1.019 percent. More»
Amwal Al Ghad English - 2017-08-14 06:33:57
European stocks are set to open higher on Monday morning after senior U.S. officials sought to play down risks of a military conflict with North Korea. The FTSE 100 is seen 17 points higher at 7,320; the DAX 30 is expected to open up by 37 points at 12,047 and the CAC 40 is set to open 20 points higher at 5,073. Geopolitical concerns appeared to fade on Monday as U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson wrote that the Trump administration would continue to seek diplomatic resolutions with Pyongyang. In a commentary published in the Wall Street Journal on Sunday, the pair said, "The U.S. has no interest in regime change or accelerated reunification of Korea." On the data front, Euro Area industrial production for June is set to be released at around 10 a.m. London time. Meanwhile, the Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management merger is poised to become effective on Monday. More»