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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.

Morocco’s ‘Autos & Renewables’ Among Top 6 Sectors to Watch in...

Casablanca - Fitch Group’s research firm BMI published a study on sectors in MENA that should outperform in the coming years albeit the mild...

Maroc Telecom to Launch Share Buyback Program

Casablanca - According to a press release published by the Moroccan Capital Market Authority (AMMC), the AMMC has approved a program to allow Maroc...

Second Largest Telecom Operator Orange Maroc Publishes 2016 Results

Casablanca - In July 2015, Orange Group increased its stake in Moroccan operator Méditel continuing its quest to strengthen its presence in Africa and...

Marubeni, First Japanese Company to Obtain Casablanca Finance City Status

Casablanca- Japanese integrated trading and investment business conglomerate Marubeni obtained the Casablanca Finance City (CFC) status for their new Casablanca office, according to La...

Morocco’s Real Estate Developer Résidences Dar Saada Reports Higher Revenues

Casablanca - Real Estate developer Résidences Dar Saada reports result in line with guidance. Consolidated revenue soared by 19% to MAD 2,075 million driven by...

Addoha 2016 Results: Strong Track-record Outperforming CGP Targets

Casablanca - Addoha is the largest real estate developer in Morocco operating in all of social, intermediate and high-end housing. Consolidated revenue decreased from...

Morocco’s Foreign Trade Data Reveal Higher Energy Bill

Casablanca - Morocco's foreign trade data gathered at the end of January 2017 revealed that capital goods imports jumped by 8.9% vs. February 2016,...

Tourism Company Risma Reports Earnings Back into Positive Territory

Casablanca - Risma, Accor Group’s investment vehicle in Morocco, reported 2016 Net Income Group Share (NIGS) at MAD 91m vs. a loss of MAD...

Moroccan Economy to Improve in 2017

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

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%

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

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

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

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

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’

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

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...

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