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Ghana rice listed on Commodity Exchange

The Ghana Commodity Exchange on Monday added rice contracts [Ghana rice] to the number of commodities traded on the electronic trading platform following the approval by the Security and Exchange Commission.

Q3 GDP to signal recovery - Economist

The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) will today release data on the economy’s third-quarter performance, which is expected to signal the much-needed post-COVID-19 recovery.

Moody’s sees further loan quality decline among Ghanaian banks

Credit rating agency Moody’s Investors Service is projecting a reversal of the improving trend in Ghanaian banks’ financial metrics, with loan quality to be hit hardest, resulting from the impact of the coronavirus-induced economic disruption.

Stock market returns surge after election

Trading on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) surged following last Monday’s election, as investor confidence improved in reaction to the victory by the incumbent administration, which is seen as more pro-business.

Cocoa Barometer 2020 demands system change to end poverty within cocoa sector

A new report released by the Cocoa Barometer analysing trends within the cocoa sector has highlighted the need for government and industry stakeholders as well as farmers and civil society organisations, to outline policies to end deforestation and human rights abuses within the cocoa supply chain.