On August 26, 2008, a new business newspaper hit the newsstands with the banner headline, ‘Loan Sharks’ killing businesses, which was launched by Mr Kwadwo Baah-Wiredu, a finance Minister, now deceased, with Mr Bernard Otabil as the launch editor.
GuaranteeTrust Bank Plc, parent company of Guaranty Trust Bank (Ghana) Limited, has provided a unique educational experience to students throughout Africa at the Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR).
The country’s external reserves rose from $4.9 billion in July this year to $5.7 billion as of August 20, 2013, at the back of inflows from COCOBOD syndicated loans and the US$1 billion proceeds for infrastructural development.
We often hear so much said about the ‘economy’. Statements like: “The economy is not doing well”; “we should expect an economic upturn or downturn”; “the economy is in tatters” and so on, dominate news headlines as well as our conversations with one another.
Oasis Capital Ghana, a licensed capital fund manager, has launched its Oasis Africa Fund (OAF), a US$50-million fund aimed at supporting small and medium enterprises (SMEs) operating in some selected West African countries.
Advans Ghana Savings and Loans, a non-bank financial Institution with primary focus on Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Ghana, has launched its 5th anniversary with a pledge to offer improved services to SMEs.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has got the permission of the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to regularly issue cedi-denominated bonds on the market.