Egyptian pound steady on official and black market

April 1, 2015 11:27 AM

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CAIRO, April 1 (Reuters) - Egypt's central bank kept the pound steady at 7.53 pounds to the dollar at a foreign exchange auction on Wednesday, and the domestic currency was unchanged on the black market.

The central bank has kept the official exchange rate steady for more than a month after letting the pound weaken in an attempt to wipe out black-market trading.

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