Egypt won’t Halt Bourse Trading Activties during Presidential Vote

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The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) will not halt its trading sessions during the country’s upcoming presidential elections scheduled for May 26 and 27th, said bourse chief Mohamed Omran.

In a statement to state-owned news agency MENA on Wednesday, Omran said trading activities will proceed normally on  the EGX during the elections, adding that EGX employees will be given the opportunity to cast their votes through early leave.

The top official further added that Egypt is likely to witness improved economic conditions over the coming period, especially as regards foreign investments and national projects.