Moody’s lauds banking sector reforms

International rating agency Moody’s has lauded the Bank of Ghana (BoG) for carrying out much-needed banking sector reforms within the specified time.

Databank denies dealing in gold

Databank Financial Services has said claims that it has started dealing in gold collectibles following the collapse of Menzgold Ghana Limited are false.

Ghana's banking sector consolidation trend is credit positive – Moody’s

Ratings Agency, Moody’s says Ghana’s banking sector consolidation trend is credit positive.

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NIB qualification for bail-out despite 3-yr unaudited account questioned

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First Atlantic Bank exceeds BoG's minimum capital requirement

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VIDEO: Exclusive interview with BoG’s Elsie Awadzi

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Ex-UT, Capital Bank staff to be paid 'on humanitarian grounds'

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