Economy and Stock Exchange

The Financial Supervisory Authority approves the amendment of the regulation of the workers insurance fund at the Stock Exchange

Dr. Mohamed Omran, Chairman of the Financial Supervisory Authority, issued Resolution No. 1068 of 2022, approving the amendment of the bylaws of the articles of association of the private insurance fund for employees of the Cairo Stock Exchange.

The first article of the resolution, of which “Youm Seventh” obtained a copy, states:

It is noteworthy that the number of registered private insurance funds amounted to 764 funds at the end of 2021, of which the worker amounted to 694 funds, in addition to 70 funds under liquidation, benefiting about 5 million members, with total annual contributions of 13.6 billion pounds at the end of 2021, and the value of investments amounted to Private insurance funds by the end of 2021 value 102.3 billion pounds, with a growth rate of 19.5% compared to the previous year.

It is mentioned that the private insurance fund is every system in any association, union, body, or individuals linked by one profession, one business, or any other social connection that is composed without capital, and whose purpose, according to its statute, is to pay compensation or benefits to its members or beneficiaries. Specific financial benefits, periodic salaries, or pensions.

The insurance funds related to the insurance sector, which are a form of savings tools, are special insurance systems, which are registered in the registry established for this purpose in the Authority, so that they become separate from the entity that created them, and are created for the purposes of granting benefits to a group of employees of the entity that created the fund. In the form of insurance benefits, ancillary pensions, social benefits, or health care.

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