Egypt’s benchmark EGX 30 Index (EGX30) declined for the third time in four days, retreating 0.8 percent to 5,580.96 at the 2:30 p.m. close in Cairo.
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Alexandria Mineral Oils Co. (AMOC) lost 3.2 percent, the most in more than two months, to 67.74 Egyptian pounds. The petroleum products producer, also known as Amoc, forecast profit will drop 27 percent to 293.3 million Egyptian pounds ($49 million) in the fiscal year starting next month compared with this year.
Talaat Moustafa Group (TMGH) Holding slumped as much as 3 percent before closing 0.8 percent lower at 5.04 pounds. A Cairo court is expected to rule tomorrow on a case against the government’s land sale to the country’s biggest publicly traded property developer for its Madinety project. The court delayed the ruling from last month to allow an advisory panel of judges to issue a recommendation.
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