Al-Ahram Weekly   Al-Ahram Weekly
10 - 16 August 2000
Issue No. 494
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875 Issues navigation Current Issue Previous Issue Back Issues

Full of sound and fury
By Aziza Sami

Holding onto the dollar
The dollar shortage continues, despite government assurances that the situation is under control, writes Niveen Wahish

Not a panacea
The reaction in Cairo to Egypt's inclusion in the Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Index was unexpectedly cool, reports Sherine Abdel-Razek

Critical support

Is the Egyptian economy about to take off, or is it on the brink of a downturn? International rating agencies and investment houses simply cannot agree on Egypt's prospects. Mona El-Fiqi delves into the fray

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