What does corporate governance really mean? Expert presents insights

The fall of seven banks in two years was met with the rise of the term corporate governance, a phrase that’s swirled in talks among finance and business pundits throughout the country.

SEC settles new capital requirement for industry players

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has settled on a new minimum capital requirement for the various capital market players.

Suspected money laundering cases on the rise

The Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) has received 2,010 suspicious transaction reports (STRs) from banks and non-bank financial institutions on suspected money laundering cases from 2010 to 2016.

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IMF appoints Dr Albert Touna Mama as Resident Rep. to Ghana

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has appointed Economist Dr Albert Touna Mama as the new Resident Representative to Ghana. 

Posted: 12 days ago   Views: 6072
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Finance Ministry denies GH¢403.7m ABFA funds ‘missing’

The Ministry of Finance has set the record straight on recent media reports that suggested it could not account for GH¢403.7 million petroleum revenues specifically the ABFA funds. 

Posted: 13 days ago   Views: 4561
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Skeptics shun Sinohydro deal on claims Ghana cannot supply enough bauxite

Is giving Asia bauxite in exchange for better infrastructure a fair exchange? Both Ghana and China think so. But some researchers aren't so sure.

Posted: 26 days ago   Views: 8000
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Gov't targets $10bn Century Bond sale by end of year

Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta said the country is preparing to sell $5 billion to $10 billion in century bonds by the end of the year at a time when rising U.S. rates are making investors wary of emerging-market debt.

Posted: 27 days ago   Views: 6892
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Hungary set to establish six factories under 1D1F

The government of Hungary has expressed interest in exploring investment opportunities in the ‘one district one factory program.

Posted: 28 days ago   Views: 14207
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BoG to close down insolvent savings and loans companies

Savings and Loans Companies that are in serious financial distress would soon be shut down, Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG), Dr Ernest Addison has disclosed.

Posted: 29 days ago   Views: 12775
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Michael Kors set to buy Versace in $2bn deal

Versace family and Blackstone expected to sell in agreement likely to be announced on Tuesday

Posted: 29 days ago   Views: 5067
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CDH Balanced Fund reports 100 per cent returns in 3 years

CDH Balanced Fund, a top-performing mutual fund in Ghana, has reported 100 per cent returns on investment to shareholders of the Fund over a three year period.

Posted: 29 days ago   Views: 3722
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Gov't receives $30m World Bank support to strengthen financial sector

The World Bank has approved a $30 million International Development Association (IDA) credit to support government to strengthen its financial sector stability.

Posted: 1 month ago   Views: 4933
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Public debt stock reaches ¢159bn in August

The country's public debt stock has reached ¢159.4 billion as at August 30, this year according to the Central Bank's September summary of Economic and Financial data.

Posted: 1 month ago   Views: 29707
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