Business: Economy & Investments

Gcb Sustains Growth Amidst Harsh Economic Environment

Saturday, May 23, 2015 Accra, May 23, GNA - The Board of Directors of GCB Bank Limited has declared a cash dividend payment of 32 Ghana Pesewas per share for the 2014 financial year, compared to the 25 Ghana Pesewas declared in 2013. This translates to a pay out of GH 84.8 million, which represents an increase from ...

Finance Minister expresses confidence in the growth of economy

Thursday, May 21, 2015 Accra , May 20, GNA - Mr Seth Terkper, the Minister of Finance and Economic Planning on Wednesday expressed confidence that the progressive policies and measures adopted by government would lead the economy back to a record growth within the shortest possible time. According to him, Ghana's eco ...

The economy should stabilize in a year's time - Mona Quartey

Thursday, May 21, 2015 Deputy Finance Minister, Mona Quartey has expressed optimism the economy would stabilize in a year 39;s time in view of the policies and measures government has adopted, including signing on the IMF programme. Finance Minister Seth Terkper had said earlier on Wednesday in a presentation on the S ...

Banks Are Exploiting Ghanaians - Economist

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 A Senior Economist at the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) Dr. J. K Kwakye says banks in the country are taking advantage of the current economic climate to make undue profits from their customers. The Economist believes banks are intentionally charging higher rates resulting in high co ...

Ghana's economy will soon return to 8% growth - Seth Terkper

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 Finance Minister Seth Terkper is confident that Ghana 39;s ailing economy will return to spectacular growth in view of progressive policies and measures adopted by government. He said there was every indication that this will happen sooner than later even though similar projections in the past h ...

Terkper to present State of the Economy

Monday, May 18, 2015 The Finance Minister Seth Terkper is set to make a presentation on the current state of the economy. The Minister, among other things, will highlight issues on government 39;s Debt Management initiatives, the IMF programme and its implications for Ghana. He will also deal with initiatives on ...

WACA Development Partners Support Women in Upper West

Thursday, May 14, 2015 Women in the Upper West Region of Ghana particularly Kperisi in the Wa Municipality and Tapko in the Nadowli/Kaleo District have received support from WACA, a Canadian based organization and its development partners. The women who are mostly Shea Butter producers have received various support inc ...

Politicians and economists have no interest in environmental issues - WACAM

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 Mrs Hannah Owusu-Koranteng, Associate Executive Director of WACAM Accra, May 12, GNA - Mrs Hannah Owusu-Koranteng, Associate Executive Director, Wassa Association of Communities Affected by Mining (WACAM), has observed that politicians and economists have no interest in environmental issues. ...

Invest Heritage Fund in local economy-Lecturer

Monday, May 11, 2015 A lecturer at the Department of Accountancy and Finance School of Business of the University of Cape Coast Dr John Gatsi has called for the diversification of a percentage of the heritage fund in key sectors of the country rsquo;s economy. He said though there are international reserves benefits ...

Infrastructure key to economic growth and development - Dogbegah

Saturday, May 9, 2015 Accra, May 9, GNA - Mr Rockson Dogbegah, the Chairman of Berock Ventures Limited, has emphasized the need for sustainable infrastructure development, saying it is the nexus between urbanisation and economic growth. Delivering the keynote address at a conference on sustainable infrastructure dev ...

Entrepreneurs Charged To Help Fix Economy

Friday, May 8, 2015 The inductees with Ato Gaisie (2nd left) Sam Ato Gaisie, Founder of Entrepreneurs Foundation Ghana, has tasked entrepreneurs to contribute towards the swift revival of the country's economy. He said, 'The path to re-launching our economy is fundamentally in the hands o ...

Ghanaian oil refinery breakdown a symbol of economic woes

Thursday, May 7, 2015 When it opened in 1963, Ghana rsquo;s oil refinery symbolised pride and hope for the first African country to escape colonial rule. Now the plant stands idle in a sign of the economic shadow that has crept over one of the continent rsquo;s brightest stars. The discovery of oil in Ghana in 2007, a ...

Workshop on Economic Partnership Agreement Strategy opens

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 Accra, May 6, GNA - A three-day workshop to create a strategy to prepare Ghana to derive maximum benefit from the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) and reduce its negative impact is underway in Accra. The strategy will comprise EPA accompanying measures, designed to fully exploit European Un ...
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