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ADDRESS BY DR. HENRY WAMPAH, GOVERNOR, AT THE CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF BANKERS (GH) ANNUAL BANKERS’ DINNER ON SATURDAY, NOV. 29, 2014
Monday, 01 December 2014 00:00

The central bank has kick-started a process to revise the Banking Act to better govern the conduct of banking business in Ghana. The Bank recently submitted a final draft of the Banks and Specialized Deposit-taking Institutions Bill and the Deposit Protection Bill together with the accompanying Memoranda to the Minister of Finance. We hope that these bills would be approved by Cabinet shortly and proceed to the lawmakers. Read more

 
ADDRESS BY DR. ABDUL-NASHIRU ISSAHAKU, DEPUTY GOVERNOR, AT THE INDUCTION OF NEWLY QUALIFIED ACCOUNTANTS OF ICAG IN ACCRA ON THURSDAY, SEPT. 25, 2014
Monday, 29 September 2014 00:00

 In spite of the ongoing macroeconomic challenges as well as energy and infrastructural bottlenecks confronting the business environment among others, it is significant to note that Ghana emerged the number one destination for business in the ECOWAS region according to the 2014 World Bank’s Doing Business report. Read more

 
ADDRESS BY DR. WAMPAH, THE GOVERNOR, AT THE OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF GN BANK LIMITED IN ACCRA ON THURSDAY, 18TH SEPT. 2014
Friday, 19 September 2014 00:00

 In response to emerging trends in the banking landscape, following the global financial crisis, the Bank of Ghana is in the process of finalizing a new Banks and SDI Bill to address key weaknesses in the regulatory framework as well as build a safety net for small savers through the introduction of a deposit insurance scheme in Ghana. These two pieces of legislation would bolster the supervisory framework and build confidence into our banking system. Read more

 
OPENING REMARKS BY DR. WAMPAH, GOVERNOR, AT THE STAKEHOLDERS' DIALOGUE ON 'BOOSTING GHANA'S FOREIGN EXCHANGE RESOURCES' ON JULY 29, 2014
Thursday, 31 July 2014 00:00

As a commodity exporting country, the Ghanaian economy is subject to the vagaries of external market conditions which impact on export revenue flows. In circumstances where commodity prices decline for example, the adverse impact is felt through low export revenues and dwindling foreign exchange reserves, increased pressure on the exchange rate and weak growth prospects. Read more

 
KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY THE GOVERNOR AT THE GAB 14TH ANNUAL WORKING LUNCHEON ON JULY 16, 2014
Friday, 25 July 2014 00:00

Pressures on the local currency still persist although there is some moderation in the pace of depreciation on a month-on-month basis. The pressures are major concern due to the adverse sequences of the depreciating currency on the economy. Read more

 
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