EconSource: Egypt Stocks Inch up Wednesday Signaling Possible Rebound

Egypt’s main stocks edged up by 0.18 percent on Wednesday. After seven sessions in the red this signals a possible rebound with low stock prices starting to bolster demand. With falling US producer prices, fears had dipped Global stocks and most Arab bourses. [Ahram Online]

Tunisia: Debts of hydraulic groups estimated at 38 million Tunisian dinars
According to data presented at a workshop by the Tunisian National Water Distribution Utility, the debt of the 1,327 hydraulic groups supplying drinking water to 1.6 million Tunisians living in rural areas is judged to be around 38 million Tunisian dinars. [TAP]

Tripoli’s new rulers take over Libya government and oil company websites
The self-declared government which seized the Libyan capital in August has taken control of state administration websites and the national oil company website which now shows pictures of the self-declared government’s oil minister. The situation has been exacerbated by conflicts between pro-government forces fighting Islamist fighters in Benghazi, home to several state oil firms. [Reuters]

Also of Interest:
Analysis: Few silver linings for Arab Spring nations | Gulfnews
Africa must generate resources from within its economies | Starafrica
Are Egypt terror attacks hampering economic stability? | Middle East Eye
Back to the future with Egypt’s crony economic recovery plans | World Politics Review
Government chooses partners for economic summit conference | Daily News Egypt
How Libya sunk the oil frackers’ stocks, plus the conoco story | Seeking Alpha
French companies to visit Tunisia to meet decision-makers from CPG, GCT | TAP
Iran urged to hold an emergency Opec meeting due to falling oil prices | The Guardian