The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Republic Investment Ghana Limited, Mr Peter Larbi-Yeboa, has projected a rebound in the performance of the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) this year after it performed poorly in 2018.
The Managing Director of the National Investment Bank (NIB), Mr Samuel Sarpong, has assured small and medium enterprises (SMEs) of the bank’s continuous support to help them to grow and sustain their businesses.
Bogged by the increasing size of the national debt in the hands of foreign investors and the implications on the economy, the Ministry of Finance is now contemplating capping the amount of domestic debts non-resident investors should be allowed to hold.
“Ghana is a haven of peace, security and stability, indeed, the safest country in West Africa. Legitimate investments are protected. We are a country where the principles of democratic accountability and respect for the rule of law, individual liberties and human rights are now firmly entrenched in our body politic, and where the separation of powers is real in promoting accountable governance under the rule of law.”
Cybersecurity and investigations firm, e-Crime Bureau, was adjudged the cybersecurity company of the year for the second time running at the 9th edition of the Ghana Information Technology and Telecommunications Awards (GITTA).
Fiscal policy think tank, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), has bemoaned the low numbers of people covered by pensions in the country and further revealed that the informal nature of the economy had left well over 80 per cent of Ghanaians without sustained income upon retirement.
The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Malta Enterprise, Malta’s economic development agency, tasked with attracting new foreign direct investment, as well as facilitating the growth of existing operations.
Farmers and exporters of agricultural products have been encouraged by the Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) to adhere to quality and approved standards to remain competitive on the international market.
The Alliance for Development and Industrialization, (ADI), a Ghanaian think tank, has taken a swipe at the Bank of Ghana demanding of the Governor a clear mandate to the banks to support the private sector.
The Board Chairman of Trustwork Oakbuild International Limited (TWOBIL), Mr Kofi Obeng-Ayirebi, has reiterated the need for businesses to position themselves well to be able to access global financing.