UPDATE 1-Egypt's Amer paints positive image of currency float
* Amer predicts 30 percent fall in imports bill (Recasts with second tranche of World Bank loan, adds details from interview, quotes, background)
Oct 10 Nasdaq Inc
* September U.S. Equity options Volume 123 million contracts versus 74 million contracts
* Nasdaq Inc - U.S. Fixed Income Volume for Sept $1,612 billion versus $2,132 billion Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
WASHINGTON, Feb 24 Five U.S. financial services groups on Friday appealed a federal court decision handed down earlier this month that upheld an Obama-era rule designed to avoid conflicts of interests when brokers give retirement advice.
* General Electric - due to anticipated tax benefits and gains, co does not expect total after-tax charges through completion of ge capital exit plan to exceed initial $23 billion estimate