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    August 4, 2017 5:38 PM 2

    Investors sentiment decreased to 0.76 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.19, from 0.95 in 2016Q3. It turned negative, as 51 investors sold DISH Network Corp shares while 144 reduced holdings. 51 funds opened positions while 97 raised stakes. 221.17 million shares or 0.10% more from 220.96 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Tower Research Cap Limited Company

  • AfDB poised to transform rural economies of African countries

    August 4, 2017 12:04 PM 13

    Hohoe (V/R), Aug 3, GNA - Dr Akinwumi Adesina, the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), is championing the transformation of the rural economies of African countries as the fastest way to lift millions of people out of poverty. The President, who is on a three-day visit to Ghana, said this at a welcome dinner hosted by Ghana’s Minister of Finance

  • Consider VAT; other domestic funds to sustain free SHS – IEA

    August 4, 2017 11:36 AM 7

    The Institute of Economic Affairs has urged the Government to revise its funding sources for the free Senior High School (SHS) by mobilising domestic revenue, including increasing the Value Added Tax Rate by one per cent, to ensure its sustainability. The Institute proposed that the one per cent VAT should be ring-fenced for the exclusive funding of the SHS Policy

  • IEA proposes innovative taxes to fund free SHS policy

    August 4, 2017 9:55 AM 3

    While commending the policy as a catalyst for sustainable growth and development, it said a study of the budgeted funding sources showed that the funding arrangements could introduce rigidities in the budgeting system. A Senior Adjunct Research Fellow of the IEA, Dr Eric Osei-Assibey, said this at a press conference in Accra yesterday. The press conference

  • Visa Facilitates QR Code Payments

    August 4, 2017 8:33 AM 6

    Visa’s technology, mVisa is an innovative mobile payment solution allowing consumers to pay by scanning a QR code on a smart phone or entering a merchant number. Along with being live in India, Kenya and Nigeria, the company has implemented it in 15 countries. Sam Shrauger, senior vice president, digital products, Visa, explained, “We are working with governments

  • Ghana’s high rice imports...AfDB decries $400m annual bill

    August 4, 2017 7:58 AM 4

    Addressing a dinner organised for him by the Ministry of Finance in Accra, Mr Adesina pledged the AfDB’s support to Ghana in the area of rice production. The dinner was attended by the Vice-President, Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia; the Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr Ernest Addison, and key government functionaries. Mr Adesina is on a three-day visit

  • Calbank Unveils New Brand

    August 3, 2017 6:31 PM 6

    CAL Bank has launched its new brand identity.The rebranding has seen a change in the bank’s logo and the tagline. CAL Bank’s logo has been changed into two yellow and orange petals which depict ‘C’ and ‘B’. Speaking at the official unveiling ceremony in Accra, the Managing Director of CAL Bank, Mr. Frank Adu Jnr said the move formed part of the company’s

  • Gov’t Introduces Measures At Ghana’s Ports

    August 3, 2017 4:24 PM 4

    Ghana’s port operations have not lived up to international standards and the Nana Akufo-Addo government is determined to change that. After broad consultations with relevant stakeholders a number of measures are set to be introduced at Ghana’s ports to improve efficiency and make them more user-friendly. On the removal of internal customs barriers: These

  • 10 things to know about Exim bank CEO Lawrence Agyinsam

    August 3, 2017 1:34 PM 7

    President Nana Akufo-Addo appointed Lawrence Agyinsam as the Chief Executive Officer of Ghana’s Exim bank in March 2017. A nine member governing board chaired by astute businessman and entrepreneur, Kwadwo Boateng Genfi was also inaugurated last Tuesday in Accra to help streamline the direction of the bank. The Ghana Exim bank is expected to improve

  • AfDB commend president for sound economic management

    August 3, 2017 10:58 AM 6

    The President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, has commended the significant strides chalked in the management of Ghana’s economy by the 7-month old government of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. Mr Adesina also praised the president for the clarity of his vision and direction in which the country’s economy is headed, adding that his had enhanced