CAIRO, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Egypt's pound strengthened fractionally against the dollar at a central bank currency auction on Wednesday.
The central bank said it sold $38.4 million to banks at the auction, at a cut-off price of 6.8775 pounds to the dollar, compared with 6.8776 at a sale on Monday.
The central bank introduced dollar sales last December to help counter a run on the pound. It has burned through at least $20 billion - or roughly half - of its reserves since a 2011 revolt that ousted autocratic president Hosni Mubarak and which badly harmed tourism and investment.
(Reporting by Yasmine Saleh; editing by Patrick Graham) Keywords: EGYPT FOREX/
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