Saturday, February 22, 2020

2.25bn Eurobond case: SC to deliver judgment April 22

A seven member panel of the Supreme Court presided over by Chief Justice Anin Yeboah has fixed April 22, 2020 to deliver judgement in the suit against the Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta on...

Prudential Bank appoints new MD

The Board of Directors of Prudential Bank has appointed Mr. John Kpakpo Addo as the Bank's new Managing Director, effective January 2nd, 2020. Mr. John K. Addo comes to the job with over 30 years...

Japan’s economy shrinks at fastest rate since 2014

Japan's economy shrank at the fastest rate in five years at the end of 2019 as it was hit by a sales tax rise, a major typhoon and weak global demand. Annualised gross domestic product...

Standard Chartered leads the way with e-payment solutions

Globally, the dominance of cash payments continues to decline significantly. According to the 2018 Global Payments Report by McKinsey & Company, e-payment volumes exceeded $3 trillion in 2017 and will more than double by...

Oil rises from 13-month low as new virus cases slow

Oil rose to $54 a barrel on Tuesday, recovering from a 13-month low as the number of new coronavirus cases slowed in China, easing some concerns about lengthy destruction of oil demand. The death toll...

Bawumia: Taxpayers in Ghana to hit 16 million

The Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia says the introduction of various digital initiatives by government will widen the tax net and increase the number of taxpayers from about two million contributors to 16 million...

Cosmopolitan Health Insurance & Vodafone launch unique health product

Telecommunications giant Vodafone Ghana has partnered leading insurance provider, Cosmopolitan Health Insurance to introduce a unique product that empowers customers to access quality healthcare.The new healthcare product is directly delivered to customers via Ghana’s...

Vodafone to hand management of Ghana unit to South African division

Vodafone Group Plc will hand over management of its Ghana unit to the United Kingdom carrier’s separately listed South African division in April, the latest step to bring the company’s operations on the continent...

Investors ‘fall over each other’ for Ghana bonds

Ghana on Tuesday, February 4 started receiving bids from investors all over the world for a three-tranche Eurobond sale that is expected to raise a total of $3 billion. As of 15.30 GMT Tuesday, investors from...

Ghana’s Cedi is the world’s best-performing currency against U.S. dollar

Ghana’s cedi, the world’s best-performing currency against the dollar this year, extended its advance on Monday as investors await a Eurobond sale that would bolster the government’s coffers. The currency of the world’s second-biggest cocoa producer has strengthened...