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March 14, 2018 3:14 PM Inflation increases to 10.6% in February

This represents a 0.3 percent rise in the inflation rate compared to the January 2018 inflation of 10.3 percent. Inflation measures the average change over time in the general prices of goods and services purchased by consumers within a particular period of time. The Acting Government Statistician, Baah Wadieh attributed the increase to the marginal 126

February 15, 2018 5:59 PM Declining inflation to trigger lower policy rate (Article)

Headline inflation surprised when it fell sharply in January to 10.3%; year on year from 11.8% in December. This was well below our expectations for a marginal increase to 11.9%, largely owing to base effects. The deceleration in inflation will have been positively received by the Bank of Ghana’s MPC, which was concerned about underlying inflationary 74

February 14, 2018 6:38 PM Fair Wages considers halting yearly base pay rises

The Fair Wages and Salaries Commission has disclosed to Citi Business News plans to halt the yearly review of the base salary of public sector workers on the Single Spine Salary Structure (SSSS). The CEO of the Commission, Dr. Edward Kwapong, said the decision should give value for money and link productivity with pay. Being in existence for about eight 152

February 10, 2018 2:37 PM Venezuelans rush to the border as Colombia tightens controls

Thousands of Venezuelans have rushed to border crossings with Colombia after Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos announced a tightening of controls. Only those who have registered for a special border card or can produce a passport will be able to cross. They fear it will become more difficult for them to enter Colombia once the measures are fully 81

October 14, 2017 2:00 PM Iranians fear economic hardship, but united against Trump

ANKARA (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s hardened stance towards Iran evoked a mixture of indifference and national pride among Iranians on Saturday but many were concerned about economic hardship should a multinational nuclear deal unravel. In a major shift in U.S. foreign policy, Trump said on Friday he might ultimately terminate the 2015 agreement 93

October 12, 2017 10:41 AM Inflation falls to 12.2 per cent

Accra, Oct. 12, GNA - The annual consumer price inflation dropped to 12.2 per cent in September from 12.3 per cent in the previous month, however, the general price level between August 2017 and September 2017 did not change. Mr Anthony Amuzu, Deputy Government Statistician presenting the figures in Accra on Wednesday said the non-food inflation fell to 14.1 per cent compared 29

October 11, 2017 6:23 PM Ghana woos investors at IMF/World Bank Meetings

Source: Ghana| Myjoyonline | JoyBusiness Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta is urging global investors to put their money behind Ghana’s growing economic opportunities. He cites especially the Financial Services, Industry and Agriculture sectors as holding high prospects of safe investments and high returns in the coming years. The Finance Minister has been speaking 103

October 11, 2017 12:42 PM September Inflation drops – Starr Fm

The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has announced that inflation rate for September 2017 has dropped to 12.2 per cent, from the 12.3 per cent recorded in August. The Deputy Government Statistician, Anthony Amusu, speaking at a press conference in Accra on Wednesday, October 11 said: “The year-on-year food inflation rate for September 2017 was 8.1%, compared 71

October 11, 2017 3:56 AM Cued Up? Treasury Market Waiting For Next Sign

Treasury yields have been moving higher, but the news flow may well reverse this week, suggests NatWest's Blake Gwinn. Treasury yields have moved higher in the past month, but not disturbingly so. The yield on the benchmark 10-year note has hovered at 2.36% the last few days and wasn't able to hold at the key 2.40% level. At 9:40 a.m. ET Tueday, it was at 2.35%. Now that a lot of bad news for rates 55

October 9, 2017 4:51 AM Jubilation in Egypt after first World Cup berth in 28 years

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt’s capital crackled with fireworks and blared with horns as the soccer-crazy country reached the World Cup for the first time in 28 years as rare scenes of joy took hold of city blocks celebrating a 2-1 victory over Congo. Winger Mohamed Salah scored twice, securing victory with a last-gasp penalty to put Egypt four points clear 68