Standard Chartered Q3 profit rises 16%, beating forecasts

Standard Chartered Q3 profit rises 16%, beating forecasts

[HONG KONG] Standard Chartered reported third quarter profit rose a better-than-expected 16 per cent on Wednesday, as a surge in business from corpora...

AI Baraka Banking Group B.S.C becomes first bank in West Asia to commit to UN Principles for Responsible Banking

AI Baraka Banking Group B.S.C becomes first bank in West Asia to commit to UN Principles for Responsible Banking

AI Baraka Banking Group is the first among banks in the West Asia region to sign the UN Principles of Responsible Banking Al Baraka pledged $197 milli...

Ofori-Atta unveils Committee to review take or pay agreements et al

Ofori-Atta unveils Committee to review take or pay agreements et al

The Minister for Finance has unveiled a committee to take over the consultation process with the independent power producers and gas suppliers as part...

Commerzbank reports higher earnings

Commerzbank reports higher earnings

[BERLIN] Germany's second largest lender Commerzbank reported on Monday a sharp increase in third quarter earnings which were boosted by the sale of i...

Enterprise Bank & Trust Think Tank Survey Tackles the Rising Cost of Health Insurance for Small and Mid-size Companies

Enterprise Bank & Trust Think Tank Survey Tackles the Rising Cost of Health Insurance for Small and Mid-size Companies

Companies with 50 or Less Employees Hit the Hardest St. Louis (Oct. 23, 2019) –The rising cost of providing health insurance to employees is one of...

IMF calls for “tight” budget ahead of 2020 elections

IMF calls for “tight” budget ahead of 2020 elections

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is cautioning Ghana to be mindful of its public spending ahead of next year’s general elections in order not t...

Hong Kong money is fleeing? Not around here

Hong Kong money is fleeing? Not around here

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong may have been seeing money flow out as the city's turmoil undermines its reputation as a stable financial centre, but one import...

GSE set to lose 6th company in two years

GSE set to lose 6th company in two years

The Ghana Stock Exchange in some few months is expected to lose another company, PZ Cussons, which has opted to voluntarily de-list from the equity ma...

African Development Bank Funds Angola Initiative to Improve Business Environment and Diversify Exports

African Development Bank Funds Angola Initiative to Improve Business Environment and Diversify Exports

The Angolan Government has launched a study funded by the Bank through the KOAFEC trust fund to support the improvement of export diversification and ...

Australian IPO market on tenterhooks after deals pulled

Australian IPO market on tenterhooks after deals pulled

[SYDNEY] Two failed Australian floats in two weeks - including one touted as the country's biggest of the year - have jacked up the pressure on planne...