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The Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) ended September 2017 with the market index at 2326.09, representing a year-to-date (YTD) change of 37.71%, compared to -11.03% in the same period of 2016. The GSE Financial Stocks Index, which tracks the performance of financial stocks, settled at 2043.5, representing a YTD change of 32.23%, as compared to -12.82...


What can be done to help further incentivise initial public offerings on the GSE in 2018?


What criteria does the Bank of Ghana use as the basis for its monetary policy decisions?


As is the case in emerging and frontier markets the world over, for the Ghanaian capital markets to play a key role in the domestic economy, new listings of companies on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) are needed. This is no easy proposition in economies where companies are frequently privately held, with family owners and investors tending to...


How can the overall contribution of insurance to Ghana’s GDP be increased?


How does cash dependency affect payment efficiency and the economy as a whole?