Crisis could delay new appointments in Egypt

EGYPT - Some keenly awaited changes in senior positions may have to be deferred in Egypt including the governorship of the Central Bank of Egypt.

Domestic affairs have not been at the top of President Mubarak's list of priorities as he has applied himself to the task of trying to influence the international response to the terrorist attacks on the US.

The five-year term of the incumbent, Central Bank of Egypt governor Ismail Hassan, expires in mid-October, and investors say they have been hopi