Sunday, July 25, 2021
Fidelity Bank has introduced the Fidelity Edwapa Account to provide customized financial services for self-employed individuals and sole proprietors. The account is accessible to individuals operating within both the formal and informal business sectors. The Fidelity Edwapa account comes with enhanced features and benefits tailored to fit the unique business...
The soon-to-be-established Development Bank Ghana (DBG) will prioritise support for agribusiness, manufacturing, Information Communication Technology (ICT) and mortgage finance, Minister of Finance Ken Ofori-Atta has said. He said these sectors represent the engines of growth and transformation for a ‘Ghana Beyond Aid', and that the new lender’s focus will be...
Ecobank Ghana, one of the flagship investments of the Trust, has presented a dividend of GH¢28.8 million for 2020 to the management of SSNIT at the Pension House in Accra. This represents an increase of 83% over the last payment of GH¢15.7million. Presenting the dividend, the Managing Director of Ecobank...
The Ghana Enterprises Agency (GEA) has organised a sensitisation workshop to drum home the importance of buying a pension plan as a Micro Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME). According to the GEA, interaction with MSMEs who constitute its core stakeholders has revealed that pensions are far from their agenda...
Palpable excitement, particularly amongst operators of Micro, Small, and Medium-sized Enterprises, has greeted the reopening of the Tema Branch of FBN Bank. The move is consistent with the lender’s vision of being a vehicle for driving financial inclusion and overall development in the country and Tema, in particular. Featuring FBN Bank’s...
As part of its aim of promoting a savings culture, Universal Merchant Bank (UMB) has partnered with the Controller and Accountant General’s Department (CAGD) to introduce an innovative savings account product for Government of Ghana (GoG) workers; whose salaries are processed through the CAGD. Dubbed the UMB Lock Saver Account,...
The Bank of Ghana has finally inaugurated the 65-bed capacity hospital located at Cantonments, Accra, to provide quality health care to the public, especially, in this era of pandemic where health facilities are over-burdened with many cases. Designed and built by the Universal Hospital Group (UHG), the €85 million health...
A leading investment banker and Deputy Managing Director of the Ghana Stock Exchange, Abena Amoah has endorsed the approach being used for the establishment of the Development Bank Ghana. Madam Amoah, speaking as part of a development finance series organised by Citi TV and Citi FM in collaboration with the research...
The Nkoranman Rural Bank at Seikwa in the Tain district of Bono Region has posted satisfactory gains in its performance indicators to consolidate year-on-year-on growth. Amid the myriad of operational challenges that stemmed from the troubled macroeconomic environment, largely because of the coronavirus pandemic and the financial sector clean-up by...
Economic-policy discussions in the eurozone, the United Kingdom, and the United States increasingly revolve around the question of when and how quickly central banks should pull back the uber-stimulus measures implemented last year in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. There are no easy answers. Both parts of the question call...
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