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US shares set records as investor optimism grows

US shares hit fresh records on Tuesday with the Dow Jones index closing above 30,000 points for the first time amid hopes of a strong economic recovery and end of political uncertainty.

BoG maintains policy rate at 14.5%

The Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of Ghana has kept the Policy Rate unchanged at 14.5% for the fourth consecutive time.

Terkper disputes claims of frail legacy

Former Finance Minister Seth Terkper says claims by the governing New Patriotic Party that it inherited a troubled economy are not factual, but that the facts show the opposition National Democratic Congress to be better managers of the economy.

Ghana’s debt stock hits GHS273.8bn

Ghana’s total public debt stock has risen by GHS54.8 billion in the first nine months of this year, hitting GHS273.8 billion as at the end of September 2020.

Partial payment to Blackshield customers, others begins today

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says customers of the affected fund management companies yet to receive bailout will from today, November 20, 2020, be able to access a partial package of up to GHS50,000 authorized by government.

MTN Ghana seeks approval to buy back over 1m shares

MTN Ghana will host shareholders at an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) on Thursday, December 3, 2020, to seek shareholders approval to buy back some one million-plus shares for which applicants could not complete the transactions owing to ID issues.