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The EGX30 index was down 1.2 percent, to 4,698 points, by 11:15 a.m. local time on Sunday, the first day in the trading week.

The decline was less than what many traders had expected after an angry mob broke into the Israeli embassy on Friday. The unrest was one of the most serious tests to relations between Egypt and the Jewish nation since the 1979 Camp David peace accords.

Traders warned the market could see significant pressure this week as the head of the military council currently ruling Egypt was slated to testify at the trial of ousted President Hosni Mubarak.

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