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Egyptian Stocks Surge after Election

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The Egypt Index ETF (EGPT) surged in the lead up to Hosni Mubarak’s resignation and then declined as democratic elections were called. The decline ended when uncertainty became certainty and Mohammed Morsi was declared president on 24-June. With the correction holding above the December low, it looks like a channel breakout would signal a continuation of the prior advance.

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