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Banks deposits growth slows amidst banking reforms

The growth rate in commercial banks’ deposits has slowed down amidst the reforms undertaken by the central bank to strengthen the sector. The Bank of Ghana in its latest banking sector report stated that deposits, as the main source of funding for the banking industry, grew by 17.1 percent in …

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EIU predicts reduction in policy rate this year

Individuals and businesses seeking credit from commercial banks this year should be offered some respite as the Economist Intelligence Unit is predicting that the Bank of Ghana will lower its lending rate. The business intelligence advisory firm in its latest country report stated that the Bank of Ghana’s policy rate …

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BoG to auction US$715m in 2020

The Bank of Ghana will auction US$715 million in Forward Foreign Exchange Auctions in the whole of 2020. The months with the expected highest auctions of US$80 million each are January, February and March 2020. In accordance with the Foreign Exchange Forward Auction guidelines issued on the 23 September 2019, …

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Bank of Ghana adopts strict laws to fight money laundering

Ghana is taking the fight against money laundering seriously due to the effect of such practice on the economy and the country’s international image, Naa Welbeck Anuonyam, an Official at the Financial Stability Department of the Bank of Ghana, has said. Ms Anuontam told members of the Institute of Financial …

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