Egypt shares continue slide after suspension lifted

Reuters Middle East25 November 2012

CAIRO, Nov 25 (Reuters) - Egyptian shares plummeted in early

trade on Sunday in the first trading session since President

Mohamed Mursi ignited a political crisis by expanding his

powers.

The main share index was 8.7 percent lower at 0915

GMT. The exchange had suspended trade for 30 minutes soon after

the 0830 opening when the index tumbled by more than the maximum

allowed limit.

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