Egypt stock market closed on Aug. 6 for New Suez Canal inauguration

A cargo ship is seen crossing through the New Suez Canal, Ismailia, Egypt, July 25, 2015 (Reuters).

Egypt's stock exchange will be closed on Thursday, Aug. 6, for the inauguration of the New Suez Canal, it said on Wednesday.

Trading will resume on Aug. 9. Banks in the country will also be closed on Thursday.

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