Israel’s benchmark index rose to a two-week high after U.S. equities last week had their longest rally since July and Tel Aviv’s exchange chose a new chief executive officer. Indian stocks gained in a special session.
In Egypt, where more than two years of political and economic turmoil culminated in the ouster of President Mohamed Mursi almost three weeks ago, more people are deciding it’s a good time to buy a home.
Egypt’s Supreme Administrative Court will rule on the validity of Talaat Moustafa Group Holding’s purchase of land for its Madinaty real-estate project on Aug. 5, Judge Mustafa Hanafi said in Cairo today.
Talaat Moustafa Group Holding should keep land on the outskirts of Cairo so the real estate developer can finish building housing units on the 33 million- square-meter site, a government-appointed legal committee recommended.
Egypt’s government lawyers will present within days to Prime Minister Ahmed Nazif a legal solution for Talaat Moustafa Group’s Madinaty land purchase that was deemed illegal by courts, Cabinet spokesman Magdy Rady said.