Pound devaluation, IMF deal send Egypt’s stock market soaring


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Marc Español 

Freelance journalist covering Egypt and Sudan 



Jan. 30, 2023

Bottom Line:

The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) has started 2023 as one of the world’s best-performing stock markets in local currency terms following a strong but volatile 2022. To expand further, it needs the country’s economy to start stabilizing and the government’s privatization program, which envisages the IPO of some SOEs, to get underway. 

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