The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of First Atlantic Bank, Mr Gaby Edgal, has stressed the need for ECOWAS countries to first concentrate more on financial integration in their quest to achieve a single currency.
The government has committed itself to use the Export Development, Agricultural and Industrial Fund (EDAIF) to accelerate the growth of the non-traditional export sub-sector to enable it play a more meaningful role in the expansion of the economy.
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Vanguard Assurance, Dr Gideon Amenyedor, has challenged insurance sales personnel to develop the attitude to keep pace with the changing market dynamics in the insurance industry in order not to fall behind in meeting customer expectations.
The Managing Director of ARB Apex Bank, Mr Kwadwo Aye Kusi, has called on rural banks to come up with innovative products, render quality service to customers and put measures in place to ensure that unscrupulous people do not defraud the banks.
The Ghana Free Zone Board (GFZB) has attracted about $790 million worth of proposed capital investments for the first eight months of the year. The investments cover 23 new free zone companies in the country, with a projected 31,000 direct jobs to be created by the investment projects.
When the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued final Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) regulations in January, there was a sigh of relief that the financial services industry in Africa could begin to digest FATCA's obligations.