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GSIA launches 2018 Capital Market Week.

Capital Market Week

The  Ghana Securities Industry Association has stressed the need for good corporate governance at the launch of the 2018 Capital Market Week at the Ghana Stock Exchange in Accra on 22nd October 2018. The launch was held on the theme “The Role of Good Corporate Governance in the Transformation of Ghana’s Capital Markets”.   Speaking to the media, the Executive ...

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Why you Need to be on LinkedIn as a Graduate

LinkedIn

Essentially the dream and wish of every student are to get a job. But most of us (writing as a student) do not even know how powerful LinkedIn is. Do you even know what the heck Linkedin is? NO. But here is what you need to know about the valuable tool that would help you get your dream career job ...

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Dintcoin to support SMEs

Dintcoin an ER-20 cryptocurrency (Token) which uses Ethereum Block chain created in July, 2018 by a team of young entrepreneurs who seek to creates financial freedom to individuals (companies and persons) through creations of job opportunities with the crypto token is set to support SME businesses in Ghana. According to the Public Relation Officer, Emmanuel Gyimah, “the Dintcoin is like ...

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No one will be shielded …Prez declares on collapse of 7 banks

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said that government will not shield anyone found to have played a role in the collapse of the seven local banks. The President, speaking at the opening of the new head office complex of Standard Chartered Bank in Accra, bemoaned the cost of rescuing the seven banks to the tax payer adding that the ...

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Nduom begins national campaign tour against panic withdrawals

The Chairman of GN Bank, Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom has begun a nationwide tour aimed at appreciating customers who have remained loyal to the country’s indigenous banks. Themed, “Stop the panic withdrawals and strengthen indigenous banks”, Dr Nduom will use the opportunity to urge the population in general to avoid panic bank withdrawals as it may negatively affect the operations ...

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Facebook admits it ‘made mistakes’ after top exec appeared at Kavanaugh hearing

Facebook has admitted it “made mistakes” after a top executive was seen attending Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s congressional hearing, reportedly prompting outrage from employees. Joel Kaplan, the head of global policy at Facebook and a long-time friend of Judge Kavanaugh sat two rows behind the nominee as he testified regarding allegations that he sexually assaulted Christine Blasey Ford while in high school. Employees saw ...

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US markets have a trade war edge over China: Commodities

With the American markets on a tear and Chinese shares on a downturn, it appears that U.S. stocks are weathering the escalating trade war far better than China’s. One reason for the trend is due to Chinese markets’ exposure to non-energy commodities, according to a study published in August by Axioma, a risk and performance analytics provider. “The tariff spat caught China more exposed to changes in broad non-energy ...

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3 ‘big’ economies slow down growth in sub-Saharan Africa

The World Bank has described growth in sub-Saharan Africa as very slow in the October edition of the Bank’s biannual report dubbed, Africa’s Pulse. The region recorded a growth of 2.7 percent, in 2018 which is a 0.4 percent rise from the 2.3 percent recorded in 2017. The Bank has attributed the marginal growth to the sluggish expansion in the ...

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PURC begins review process for 2019 tariffs

The processes for the review of tariffs have begun with a directive to the utility companies to make their proposals available in order for it to be captured in a newly developed template for the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC). The utility companies have up to the end of October 2018, to make their input into the template and submit ...

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