Monday, May 23, 2022
GCB Bank has successfully completed the full integration of the systems of the erstwhile UT and Capital banks to offer customers a wide network of some 183 branches across the country. The integration included the consolidation of core banking applications, procedures and processes, the training of staff and the streamlining of...
The board and management of NDK Capital, one of the best-known asset and wealth management firms in Ghana has announced a change in the ownership and governance structure of the company.This follows the acquisition of a 100% stake in NDK Capital by the investment holding and management advisory firm,...
There is a need to focus on fundamentals: producing more of what Africa consumes and consuming more of what Africa producesThe COVID-19 pandemic and its health and economic impacts have forced a global rethink of the current multilateral framework and what it means for the future. For Africa, COVID-19...
Researchers at Standard Bank, parent company of Stanbic Bank Ghana, have said Ghana’s economy is expected to exceed initial growth forecast growing by 7.3% this year. In its May 2021 edition of the African Markets Revealed (AMR) report, the Standard Bank mentions that despite the devastating effects of the...
Enquiries made by the B&FT have established that the Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems (GhIPSS), can handle the intermediary role in across-network mobile money transactions, a multi-million-dollar job the central bank has outsourced to a private company.An insider source told the B&FT that what GhIPSS, a wholly owned...
…set to select the final 10 applicantsThe OpEx Prize Competition successfully entered its third phase of Aptitude Testing, Pitching & Judging on the May 18-19, 2021. Twenty-four (24) applicants out of the over one hundred and thirty (130) young Ghanaians who applied were invited and given the opportunity to...
The call for a shift towards a more cashless society has never been that stronger like it is today. Financial institutions as well as telecommunication companies have intensified their campaigns for electronic payment options. Not only are they talking about it but there are continuously coming up with innovative...
The US$50million Oasis Africa Venture Capital Fund has officially been launched to support Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). The fund has the capacity to invest between US$500,000 to US$5million in one investee.At a short but impressive ceremony, Matteew Boadu Adjei, Chief Executive Officer of Oasis Capital, a growth capital...
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Association of Ghana Industries (AGI), Seth Twum-Akwaboah, has said the operationalisation of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), slated for January 2021, cannot be put on hold for everything to be ready.With barely two months for the continental agreement, with a potential...
MTN Ghana carried the day by winning seven awards at the 6th Africa Finance Innovation Awards held at the weekend, making the organization the highest recipient of the night.MTN received awards in the following categories;Investor Relations Team of the Year Corporate Performance Team of the Year Finance Team...
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