A curious case: Egyptian equities the better they look, the worse they have performed! Market sanity to return

December 29, 2019, Research, Securities Brokerage

By Ahmed Sarhan The Egyptian equity market has witnessed a strong correction since May-2018, with the benchmark (EGX30) losing 27% of its value since. But when you look at the strong fundamentals, low valuations, and a falling interest rate environment it becomes hard to fathom this downward trend. The 2016 IMF programme reshaped the economy […]

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Kenya: Primed for Growth

November 4, 2019, Economics, Research

By EFG Hermes Research Kenya continues to be an attractive investment destination thanks to a number of measures taken by current President Uhuru Kenyatta to tackle fiscal and monetary reform, boost the local economy, and open the market to an inflow of funds. The outlook for the next six months is positive, post the expected […]

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The New Consumer: How are companies winning and keeping customers in a tougher economic environment?

March 4, 2019, Consumer, Research

This post consists of notes from panel discussions at the 2019 EFG Hermes One on One conference in Dubai, UAE The morning’s second panel centered on that classical hallmark of emerging markets: The consumer economy and how companies are leveraging technology to build out new infrastructure, create strategies, and develop new ways to meet their […]

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Five Tips to Overcome Anxiety Over Market Volatility

November 22, 2018, Investment Banking, Lifestyle, Private Equity, Research, Securities Brokerage

Written by EFG Hermes Whether you’re a seasoned investor or just someone who likes to track market activity, you’re probably well versed in the fact that markets occasionally suffer losses — at least when you know your investments are doing well. In uncertain climes, however, you may start getting anxious and question the investment decisions […]

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