Market uncertainty in 2018 had adverse impact on social investments made by banks

In 2017, over GH¢15million in Community Social Responsibility (CSR) capital was deployed by the banking sector to finance community projects.

Boosting Ghana's domestic tourism sub-sector, the way forward

Countries that rely mainly on International Travel receipts suffer more from such uncertainties than those with large domestic tourist markets which can bolster the economy until the destination recovers from the shock. 

The inevitability of further banking job losses

This year, new job losses are resulting from the completion of three mergers.

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