VanEck Vectors Egypt Index ETF (EGPT) - NYSEARCA
  • Mon, Mar. 14, 11:08 AM
    • The central bank sold $200M at a rate of 8.85 Egyptian pounds per dollar s. 7.73 previously. This narrows the gap between the official rate and the black market rate of 9.6 to the dollar.
    • The move comes alongside declines in tourism and foreign investment. In a sign of growing religious tension, the country's Justice Minister was fired after some incendiary comments.
    • EGPT -5%, OTCQX:CIBEY +1.8%
    | Mon, Mar. 14, 11:08 AM
  • Aug. 14, 2013, 10:38 AM
    • Egypt's banks and stock exchange (EGPT -3.2%) will be closed Thursday as the country copes with escalating violence between pro-Mursi protesters and security forces.
    • Stocks will resume trading next week, Reuters says.
    | Aug. 14, 2013, 10:38 AM
  • Jul. 4, 2013, 5:50 AM

    Egypt's CASE30 Index soars 7.4% following the army's removal of President Mohamed Morsi last night and the suspension of Egypt's constitution in what may or may not have been a coup d'etat, depending on how delicate you need to be with the use of language. The large rise forced a halt in trading, as it exceeded the Egyptian Exchange's 5% limit on daily movement in the index. Meanwhile, crude oil is -0.3% at $100.90.

    | Jul. 4, 2013, 5:50 AM
  • Jul. 2, 2013, 10:40 PM
    WTI crude oil (USOgains another 2.2% in overnight trade, now fetching $101.80 per barrel, the highest level in about 15 months amid political turmoil in Egypt. The situation may be bad enough to threaten the region's oil supplies, but the Egyptian stock market rose 4.9% today suggesting some measure of hope. The Egypt Index ETF (EGPT) gained 5.8% in New York trade. S&P 500 futures -0.2%.
    | Jul. 2, 2013, 10:40 PM | 7 Comments
  • Dec. 9, 2012, 6:14 AM

    Egypt's EGX 30 is +4.8% after Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi revokes a decree that would have exempted his decisions from judicial review. However, a referendum on the controversial constitution will still take place on Saturday. Mursi's actions had caused violent protests and sent shares plunging.

    | Dec. 9, 2012, 6:14 AM
EGPT Description
VanEck Vectors Egypt Index ETF (EGPT) seeks to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the VanEck Vectors Egypt Index (MVEGPTTR), which is comprised of securities of companies that are incorporated in Egypt or that generate at least 50% of their revenues (or, in certain circumstances, have at least 50% of their assets) in Egypt.
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Country: Egypt
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