Friday, July 1, 2022
Obtaining a second source of income all starts with an idea, one of the most potent forms of power that exists. I learnt from a TED-Ed that “power is the ability to have others do what you would have them do”. Is that not what all businesspeople want: the ability...
MTN Ghana has assured shareholders that it has put in place the right governance structures that will sustain its profitability and long-term viability as it pays it shareholder 6 pesewas in dividends per share. Acknowledging the increasing savviness of the telecommunication market, changing customer expectations and the heightened complexities of...
The alternative Investing in precious metals usually takes the form of purchasing physical gold or silver, or investing in shares of individual mining companies - each approach with its own unique merits and risks. Direct equity/debt investments in mineral resources companies are ubiquitous among investors; however, investing in royalty and streaming...
Man Capital LLP, an investment firm and subsidiary of the Egyptian Mansour Group, has entered into a US$120million investment agreement with Ghana’s Right to Dream football academy to boost the academy’s growth in nurturing football talents, making it the biggest investment in the history of Ghanaian football. The partnership, which...
Achieve, a mobile application offered by Ghanaian-owned Petra Securities Limited (licensed by the Securities and Exchange Commission), is making an impact in the Ghanaian retail investment space. The fast-growing app, launched in August 2020, helped over 30,000 Ghanaians save over GH¢12 million in 2021 alone. Achieve provides Ghanaians from all walks of...
The Ghana Stock Exchange saw a decline of trading activities in the first quarter of the year, mainly induced by the global impact of the coronavirus pandemic - pushing investors to flee to safer havens like gold, the Japanese Yen and US dollar, a Bank of Ghana report has...
Businesses’ quest to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic are further undermined by rising cost of capital, taxes and utilities, the Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GNCCI) has said. Its president, Clement Osei-Amoako, said these factors coupled with high inflation at 28 percent and a free-falling currency in the...
Access to finance continues to be a major hinderance to the growth of small businesses. This challenge has been attributed to small businesses inability to provide collateral to secure funding, inability to demonstrate adequate traction, inadequate knowledge and experience as well as lack of adequate information on the operations...
Retirement planning now – II Retirement planning is simply defining your pension income for ‘tomorrow’ with deliberate actions and decisions necessary to achieve same. In many developing economies, pension is dreaded by many. In the case of Ghana, research indicates that only 2 out of every 100 Ghanaians retire financially...
In order to create a much deeper, more liquid corporate bond market in Ghana, State-owned Enterprises (SOEs), particularly those under the control of the Ministry of Finance and the Social Security National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), must as a matter of urgency, initiate measures to begin listing debt and equity...
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