Headline inflation decelerated to 13.5% in July compared to 14.4% in June — in line with our view that inflation is set to follow a downward trend following the one-time spike in June that came on the heels of yet another round of fuel subsidy cuts. And while the figures were slightly higher than our […]
Saudi Arabia women are now finally driving in Saudi Arabia, in what is a watermark moment for the Kingdom. This is part of the government’s broader measures to empower women and increase participation in the work force. Plans include increasing the proportion of females in the labour force to 28% by 2020, up from […]
A downside of being a financial analyst these days is that you may find yourself called upon to explain why solid economic reports may cause a severe markets sell-off. Strong wage growth and employment data in the US have shaken global markets on concerns that the US economy may be overheated, and that stronger-than-expected inflation...
Mohamed Ebeid: What to expect from the state IPO program, 2018’s IPO Flow & sectors investors like in Egypt, KSA
Egyptian companies were, collectively, the belle of the ball at the EFG Hermes One on One in Dubai last week, attracting the lion’s share of investor interest at the world’s premier emerging and frontier markets conference