President’s monthly insight – August Edition

September 3, 2019 The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCTA), as defined by the African Continental Free Trade Agreement, is a free trade area among 54 out of 55 African Union nations. This free trade...

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Banks’ average lending rate inches up, hits 27.8%

April 25, 2019 Even though the country’s policy rate has been trending downward for the past two years and banks are now using the Ghana Reference Rate – a formula that allows the policy rate to...

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BoG bares teeth – Warns forex bureaux to conform to rules

April 25, 2019 The Bank of Ghana (BoG) says it will crack the whip on recalcitrant forex bureau operators who fail to comply with the laws governing forex trading in the country. The clampdown, which will...

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Africa Need To Balance Mobilizing Financial Resources And Controlling Indebtedness – Report

February 4, 2019 There is the need for governments to balance between mobilizing financial resources for economic development and controlling indebtedness to sustain growth. According to the “Foresight...

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President’s Monthly Insight – December 2018

December 20, 2018 Ghana’s 2018 microeconomic stability has been under the spotlight since January with several economic reports in the first quarter of the year giving predictions of a productive year....

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Government pledges 1% GDP to support STEM education

October 3, 2018 The Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Prof. Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, has announced that government has pledged a minimum of one percent of Gross Domestic product...

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GSE wants regulators to compel listing

August 2, 2018 The Ghana Stock Exchange wants regulators across all economic sectors to tie the issuance of new operating licenses or the renewal of old ones to companies listing on the stock exchange....

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Rise in public debt stifling growth

June 5, 2018 Sub-Saharan Africa is confronting a pronounced rise in public debt. At the end of 2017, average public debt in the region was 57% of its GDP – an increase of 20 percentage points in just...

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BoG to introduce cyber security guidelines in weeks

May 30, 2018 In a couple of weeks the central bank will unveil its much-awaited Cyber Security Guidelines and Regulations to guide banks in their fight against cybercrime and electronic money fraud. Dr....

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McDan CEO rescues GTF from ITF ban, pays $17,000 debt

May 30, 2018 McDan Group CEO, Dr Daniel McKorley has, for a second time rescued the Ghana Tennis Federation (GTF) by paying accrued affiliation fees of $17,000 to the International Tennis...

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