|11 September, 2019

Foreign investment in Egypt treasuries hits $20bln at end of August - minister

Foreign investment in Egyptian government debt instruments was $19.2bln at the end of Jun

CAIRO - Foreign investment in Egyptian treasuries reached $20 billion by the end of August, Finance Minister Mohamed Maiit said on Wednesday.

Foreign investment in Egyptian government debt instruments was $19.2 billion at the end of June. The July figure was not immediately available.

(Reporting by Momen Saeed Atallah; Writing by Nadine Awadalla; Editing by Edmund Blair) ((Nadine.Awadalla@thomsonreuters.com;))