Yousra Acherqui, Author at Morocco World News
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Yousra Acherqui

Yousra Acherqui
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Yousra Acherqui is a Business and Finance correspondent for MoroccoWorldNews. Before that Yousra worked as a buy-side analyst for a hedge fund in the New York city area; after which she joined CFG Bank in Casablanca working as a sell-side equity analyst and specializing in the moroccan Real Estate and Telecom sectors. Yousra holds a Msc in Finance from Northeastern University in Boston, MA.

Moroccan Economy to Improve in 2017

moroccan economy
Rabat - Thanks to a decent performance across all sectors along with improving public finances, the Moroccan economy is poised to strengthen in 2017...

LafargeHolcim Maroc: Initial Synergies Boost Results

Casablanca - Following the merger-absorption of Holcim Maroc by Lafarge Ciments (completed in July 2016), LafargeHolcim Maroc has become an indisputable leader of the...

Amid Unfavorable Sector Fundamentals, OCP Reported Sustained Profitability Levels

Amid Unfavorable Sector Fundamentals, OCP Reported Sustained Profitability Levels
Rabat - The Global leader in fertilizers OCP reported full year earnings. Revenue plunged by 11.0% to MAD 42,471 million (USD 4.3 billion) dragged down...

Bank Al-Maghrib Keeps Key Rates Unchanged at 2.25%

Governor of Bank Al Maghreb, Abdellatif jouahri
Casablanca - Morocco’s central bank held its first quarterly meeting on Tuesday, March 21 in Casablanca. The major announcement made by Bank Al-Maghrib was that...

Cosumar Reports Double-Digit Growth

Cosumar
Casablanca - The group’s consolidated revenue jumped by 12.8% to stand at MAD 7,865m driven by an increase in revenue from exports. Thanks to...

Morocco’s Mining and Electrical Energy Rose in Q4 2016

Automotive Sector
Casablanca - The industrial manufacturing index (excluding oil refining) rose by 1.8% YoY in Q4-2016. Aggregate data was published for the different industries as...

Saham Assurance Profits Plunge Amid Robust Performance

Saham Assurance Profits Plunge Amid Robust Performance
Casablanca - Saham Assurance is a subsidiary of Group Saham founded in 1995 by current trade and industry minister Moulay Hafid Elalamy. Revenue leaped by...

Moroccan Tourism Sector on the Rise: Report

Fez Medina, the Gate of Boujloud. Photo by Morocco World News
Casablanca - In January 2017, overseas visitor arrivals at border posts increased by 10% relative to the same period of the previous year. Foreign...

Mining Company Managem Earnings Release Suggests Mining ‘Supercycle is Brewing’

Imad Toumi, Managem
Casablanca - Net Income Group Share (NIGS) soared by 41% to MAD289m (vs. MAD 52m in H1-2016) thanks to great operational performance, as well...

Label’Vie Reports Robust 2016 Earnings

Label'Vie Reports Robust 2016 Earnings
Casablanca - Double-digit growth was delivered at the top-line level. Label'Vie consolidated revenue stood at MAD 7,557.3m (up 12.3% YoY) thanks to sales of...

Beverages Company Oulmes to Expand Following Strong Earnings

Beverages Company Oulmes to Expand Following Strong Earnings
Casablanca - Les Eaux Minérales d’Oulmès reported consolidated revenue of MAD 1686m which corresponds to a YoY jump of 11 %; driven by higher...

Auto Hall’s Income Drops Despite Strong Performance

Auto Hall's Income Drops Despite Strong Performance
Casablanca - Auto Hall is one of the Moroccan leaders in auto equipment imports and distribution. The group’s consolidated revenue jumped by 15% and...