CAIRO Feb 24 Egypt's floating of its pound
currency has already had its effect on inflation and will not
impact it again, Central Bank Governor Tarek Amer said on
"The inflationary shock has happened, liberalising the
exchange rate will not have an effect on inflation again," Amer
told local broadcaster DMC in a televised interview.
Egypt's core inflation soared to its highest level in more
than a decade, hitting 30.86 percent in January. The central
bank abandoned its currency peg to the U.S. dollar on Nov. 3.
(Reporting by Ahmed Aboulenein; Editing by Catherine Evans)