How to Identify and Address Burnout

January 26, 2020, Lifestyle

By Mina Ayoub, Communications Executive at EFG Hermes. Burnout is a word that popped up a few years ago and suddenly became a staple in everyone’s vocabulary. But what is burnout? How can you tell if you suffer from it? Can it be treated or mitigated? What is burnout? Burnout is a modern ailment, stemming […]

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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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Banking the Unbanked in Egypt: Make Way for Fintech

December 12, 2019, Uncategorized

By Yara El Abd, Director of Communications & IR at paynas For anyone with any sort of finance or economics background, “financial inclusion” is a well-worn phrase. For almost everyone else, at some point during the past couple of decades, many will have most likely been exposed to one or more of its by-products, which […]

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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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