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The threat of cybercrime has risen dramatically in recent years, and emerging markets are no exception. While the shift towards online platforms – along with the development of the internet of things, smart cities and blockchain technology – is generating significant opportunities for wealth creation and helping to raise efficiency, it is also...

 

After successfully weathering a period of financial instability stemming from the banking sector, Ghana’s insurance industry is growing in size and sophistication. The coming year, however, will bring a fresh set of challenges as the authorities look to roll out a new legislative framework for the industry in 2020, and as companies seek to...

 

Performance in the Ghanaian life insurance market has shown mixed results. While some providers have remained profitable despite the challenging environment caused by the crisis in the banking sector (see Banking chapter), others are struggling to achieve underwriting profitability. Those that are securing a margin are doing so with the help...

 

How have higher capital requirements helped to stabilise the banking system?

 

The equity market experienced reduced performance in recent years, with the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) Composite Index returning -0.29% and -10.44% in 2018 and September 2019, respectively. This is down from a high of 52.37% in 2017. Market capitalisation as of end-September 2019 was GHS56.3bn ($10.9bn), down from GHS66.1bn ($12.8bn) one year...

 

What is the current outlook for the fund management segment in Ghana?

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