Fund Tracking Egyptian Stocks Posts Greatest Week in 11 Years

Financial backers have run to a trade exchange fund following Egyptian shares to ride a convention in the stocks as domestic financial backers stressed over taking off expansion and a potential currency devaluation take shelter in values.

The VanEck Egypt Index ETF, following the MVIS Egypt Index, hopped almost 19% last week, its best week since June 2012.

“Egypt (securities exchange) is up more in view of local financial backers searching for a support for high expansion, as opposed to a return to by foreign financial backers, who stay worried about devaluation,” said Hasnain Malik, head of equity research at Tellimer.

The asset, with $22 million in net resources, saw net inflows of $1.3 million on Thursday, its best appearing in almost seven months, as per Lipper information.

Inflation in Egypt hit its fourth sequential record high in September, ascending to 38%, intensifying the cost for many everyday items.
Rapid money supply development throughout recent years has prompted a sharp ascent in costs with the Egyptian Pound losing close to half of its worth against the U.S. dollar since March 2022.