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FRA grants the first short selling license

 Published on: -Jun-2019

Within the framework of the Authority's efforts to activate what is known as "Short Selling" in order to raise trade volumes and values in the Egyptian market and increase the stock market's liquidity, Dr. Mohammed Omran - FRA’s Chairman issued decision No. 684 of 2109 regarding granting...
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FRA allows Brokerage Companies to be engaged in derivatives trading

 Published on: -Apr-2019

Within the framework of launching derivatives in Egypt, FRA’s Chairman confirmed the approval of FRA’s BOD to grant license for brokerage companies to be engaged in futures after meeting the minimum limit set for issued capital and paid-up capital for both activities (securities br...
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FRA adopts the contract form and Statute of Futures Exchange

 Published on: 17-Mar-2019

Within the framework of activating Futures Exchanges, FRA’s Chairman approved the adoption of the two preliminary contract forms and the statute of Futures Exchange. In a step to establish and manage an electronic trading platform through which trading will be held on contracts derive its...
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Extending the period set for regularizing the status of leasing and factoring companies for another six months

 Published on: 19-Feb-2019

FRA’s Chairman revealed that the number of leasing companies that regularized their status has reached 28 leasing companies out of 35 active companies in the last five years, in addition to other eight factoring companies out of 9 licensed companies which regularized their status. This co...
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