Stay policy rate over inflation, Cedi scare-Analysts

September 18, 2018 The current depreciation of the cedi and the inching up of inflation will not allow the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of Ghana to reduce the policy rate this time, economic...

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September 18, 2018 / Comments (0)

BoG to weather dollar storm- Begins 84th MPC meeting today

September 18, 2018 The Bank of Ghana (BoG) is set to roll out new policy measures to weather the storm of the depreciating cedi as it gauges the health of the economy in the last three months. In the last few...

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September 18, 2018 / Comments (0)

Ghana rated higher by Standards & Poor’s from B- to B

September 17, 2018 International rating agency, Standards and Poor’s (S&P) Global, has raised Ghana’s long-term local and foreign currency sovereign credit rating to B from B-, with a...

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Exciting times await banking sector in 2019 — PricewaterhouseCoopers

September 13, 2018 In spite of what many experts have described as a big turmoil in the financial services sector, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is predicting exciting times for the banking industry next year....

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BoG injects more dollars into the economy

September 13, 2018 The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has stepped up its supply of United States (US) dollars to meet daily demands for foreign exchange as global pressures and the exit of investors from emerging...

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Banks not keen on mergers – PwC survey

September 11, 2018 A survey by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has found that banks racing against time to meet the BoG’s GH¢400million minimum capital requirement by end of year would rather explore other...

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BoG acts to curb banking fraud…Value of reported fraud hits GH¢190.38 million

September 10, 2018 The Bank of Ghana is to issue new directives as part of measures to curb the growing incidents of fraud in the banking sector. A member of the Financial Stability Department of the Bank of...

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IMF commends BoG for banking sector clean up

August 28, 2018 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has described the recent Bank of Ghana action on some banks as crucial for stability and confidence in the financial sector. IMF country representative...

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August 28, 2018 / Comments (0)

New development bank in the offing – Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta

August 28, 2018 Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta has revealed that there are plans to have another development bank, which would create a guarantee system to support agriculture. He made this known at...

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Local banks to receive gov’t cash…to meet GH₵400m capital by Dec 31

August 7, 2018 Government is to support ‘well-governed and managed’ local banks meet the new minimum capital requirement of GH₵400million set by the Bank of Ghana by December 31, 2018 deadline, Dr....

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