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Business Egypt

  • WARSAW- National Bank of Poland monetary policy council meeting. BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank non-rate-setting meeting. CANBERRA- Reserve Bank of Australia interest rate meeting- 0330 GMT.

  • *Tourism in Paris has suffered from Islamist militant attacks. Police inquiries had established that the man, who was hovering between life and death after being shot, was a 29- year-old Egyptian who arrived in France on Jan. 26 after obtaining a tourist visa in Dubai, the Paris prosecutor said. Police have searched an apartment the man had rented in Paris and are...

  • MOSCOW- Central Bank of Russia interest rate decision. WARSAW- National Bank of Poland monetary policy council meeting. BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank non-rate-setting meeting.

  • LJUBLJANA- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi to give a speech at the joint ECB/ Bank of Slovenia conference on the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the euro- 1215 GMT. PRAGUE- Czech National Bank monetary policy meeting, after which a statement and a presentation will be published. WARSAW- National Bank of Poland monetary policy council meeting.

  • *Abu Dhabi's NBAD drops after Q4 results. DUBAI, Feb 1- Shares in two of Abu Dhabi's top banks fell on Wednesday after fourth-quarter earnings, while other Middle East markets hardly moved as global equities and oil prices offered little positive impetus. National Bank of Abu Dhabi slid 5.0 percent after posting a fourth-quarter net profit of 1.33 billion...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 29- President Donald Trump on Sunday defended his move to ban entry of refugees and people from seven Muslim-majority nations and said the United States would resume issuing visas for all countries in the next 90 days as he faced rising criticism at home and abroad and new protests in U.S. cities. Tens of thousands turned out at protests in cities...

  • Confusion persisted over details of implementation, in particular for green card holders who are legal residents of the United States. In his most sweeping action since taking office on Jan. 20, Trump, a Republican, put a 120- day hold on allowing refugees into the country, an indefinite ban on refugees from Syria and a 90- day bar on citizens from Iran, Iraq, Libya,...

  • But confusion persisted over details of implementation, in particular for green card holders who are legal residents of the United States. In his most sweeping action since taking office on Jan. 20, Trump, a Republican, put a 120- day hold on allowing refugees into the country, an indefinite ban on refugees from Syria and a 90- day bar on citizens from Iran, Iraq, Libya,...

  • In his most sweeping action since taking office on Jan. 20, Trump, a Republican, put a 120- day hold on Friday on allowing refugees into the country, an indefinite ban on refugees from Syria and a 90- day bar on citizens from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. Look what is happening all over Europe and, indeed, the world- a horrible mess! " U.S. Senate Majority...

  • The new Republican president on Friday put a four-month hold on allowing refugees into the United States and temporarily barred travelers from Syria and six other countries. Hundreds of protesters gathered at airports in Dallas, Chicago, New York and elsewhere while inside, anxious family members waited and worried for travelers. They knew Trump had pledged...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Jan 28- President Donald Trump's order for "extreme vetting" of visitors from seven Muslim-majority countries had an immediate impact on people around the world on Saturday, stranding legal residents of the United States and travelers with visas at airports and infuriating Muslims, Iranians and Western allies alike.

  • Lawyers in New York sued to block the order, saying many people have already been unlawfully detained, including an Iraqi who worked for the U.S. Army in Iraq. Melanie Nezer of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, a Jewish group that works with refugees, said she knew of roughly 2,000 who were booked to come to the United States next week. The new Republican president on...

  • Lawyers in New York sued to block the order, saying many people have already been unlawfully detained, including an Iraqi who worked for the U.S. Army in Iraq. Melanie Nezer of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, a Jewish group that works with refugees, said she knew of roughly 2,000 who were booked to come to the United States next week. The new Republican president on...

  • Lawyers in New York sued to block the order, saying many people have already been unlawfully detained, including an Iraqi who worked for the U.S. Army in Iraq. The new Republican president on Friday put a four-month hold on allowing refugees into the United States and temporarily barred travelers from Syria and six other Muslim-majority countries.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 28- President Donald Trump's sweeping ban on people seeking refuge in the United States and visitors from seven Muslim-majority countries caused confusion and panic among travelers on Saturday, with some turned back from U.S.-bound flights. The new Republican president on Friday put a four-month hold on allowing refugees into the United...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 28- President Donald Trump's sweeping ban on people seeking refuge in the United States and visitors from seven Muslim-majority countries caused confusion and panic among travelers on Saturday, with some turned back from U.S.-bound flights. The new Republican president on Friday put a four-month hold on allowing refugees into the United...

  • *Qalaa Holdings up sharply in Egypt. DUBAI, Jan 26- Gulf stock markets were mixed on Thursday, supported by strong global equities and oil prices, while Egypt surged on the back of the success of Cairo's international sovereign bond issue. Construction firm Abdullah Abdul Mohsin al- Khodari and Sons fell 3.2 percent after it said the total value of its delayed work...

  • CAIRO, Jan 24- Egypt will sell $4 billion of Eurobonds in three tranches, raising twice as much as targeted when it began a roadshow last week, and at lower yields than initially expected, bankers involved in the deal said on Tuesday. The combined order books for the bonds exceeded $13.5 billion incorporating the start of sales on the U.S. market, bankers said,...

  • CAIRO, Jan 24- Egypt will likely sell $4 billion in a triple-tranche eurobond issuance with lower than expected yields, bankers involved in the deal said, a potential sale twice the target set when it began a roadshow last week. Bankers said Egypt expected to purchase $1.75 billion in five-year bonds at 6.125 percent, $1 billion in 10- year bonds at 7.50-7.625...

  • *Egypt launches first gold-mining tender since 2009. *Three foreign players active in Egypt say they won't bid. But mining companies active in Egypt and Africa say the new exploration round, which offers five concession areas and closes on April 20, is unlikely to lure investors because of commercial terms they say are among the least attractive in the world.