Ghana, World Bank sign US$ 570m financing agreement

Ghana, World Bank sign US$ 570m financing agreement

The Government of Ghana and the World Bank have committed to four projects through a financing agreement totaling US$ 570 million, of which US$ 557 mi...

China ends 2019 with record defaults, dull yuan

China ends 2019 with record defaults, dull yuan

Economic worries took their biggest toll on corporate debt, with China firms setting a new high for bond default; the yuan's wild year, however, ended...

Europe's money-laundering crackdown is expanding beyond banks

Europe's money-laundering crackdown is expanding beyond banks

[TALLINN] A new front is opening up in Europe's battle with money laundering. After dirty-cash scandals involving hundreds of billions of euros rocke...

The Cybersecurity of Banking and Finance

The Cybersecurity of Banking and Finance

I’ve discussed the importance of cybersecurity in healthcare due to the extremely sensitive personal data and the loss of trust if hacked. If health...

New GH¢100, GH¢200 notes will not be available in ATMs — Bank of Ghana

New GH¢100, GH¢200 notes will not be available in ATMs — Bank of Ghana

The Bank of Ghana says the new GH¢100 and GH¢200 notes to be issued will be limited in circulation as it will be restricted to high-value transactio...

World Bank chief tells China it needs 'vital' reforms

World Bank chief tells China it needs 'vital' reforms

Beijing WORLD Bank chief David Malpass has urged China to further open up its economy and reduce state subsidies, echoing key demands made by the US ...

Stock market anticipates ECG listing

Stock market anticipates ECG listing

The Ghana Stock Exchange is set for a major boost, given the intention of government to eventually list the Electricity Company of Ghana on the local ...

Google in talks to move into banking

Google in talks to move into banking

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China injects cash into banking system as growth slows

China injects cash into banking system as growth slows

[BEIJING] China will inject liquidity into the financial system by offering medium-term loans to banks on Friday, according to traders familiar with t...

#GHBudget: Ofori-Atta seeks Parliament’s approval to spend GH¢86 billion in 2020

#GHBudget: Ofori-Atta seeks Parliament’s approval to spend GH¢86 billion in 2020

Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta, is seeking Parliament’s permission to spend nearly GH¢86 billion on various planned programmes and initiatives in ...