Ghana’s planned Eurobond sale will be a key test of appetite for African issuers after a raft of nations sought debt relief, shaking investor confidence. Ghana’s planned Eurobond sale will be a key test of appetite for African issuers after a raft of nations sought debt relief, shaking investor confidence. “Strong demand for Ghana would
President of the World Bank Group, David Malpass, is advocating for interest rate deductions on loans made to poor countries by both private and sovereign creditors. According to him, interest rates of 6 or 7 percent on official bilateral debt of poor countries is simply to high and cannot be justified when compared to that
Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, has made a justification for the sudden rise in the country’s public debt stock as a ratio of Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Speaking at a presser on Sunday, May 9, following the massive social media campaign dubbed #FixTheCountry by which the Ghanaian youth are demanding for good roads, quality education,
The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has auctioned its own bills or short-term securities worth Ghs 5 million. The short-term security with a maturity period of 56 days was auctioned by the Central Bank on Monday, May 24, 2021. Per the auction results released by the BoG, it is unclear the value of bids made by
The teams focused their efforts on a few of the highest-value S&OP levers in order to review the current planning process, identify gaps in the planning infrastructure and analytically understand demand and supply variability.
In particular, the initial state of the company’s sales and operations planning capabilities limited their ability to account for demand variability or raw material lead times in production and distribution. Improve sales and operations and production planning.
Adds detail, quote, shares JOHANNESBURG, June 7 (Reuters) – South African lender FirstRand FSRJ.J on Monday said its second-half earnings would be higher than previously guided citing a quicker-than-expected economic rebound. The bank warned investors in March, when it said its first-half performance had beaten its expectations, not to expect a similar level of absolute earnings in the final six
The global economy is projected to grow at 6 percent this year, moderating to 4.4 percent in 2022 after a contraction of –3.3 percent in 2020 The revised 6 percent growth projection follows an earlier growth projection of 5.5 percent by the IMF. According to the IMF, the contraction of the global economy for 2020
PFM Tax Africa views the 2021 mid-year budget review by Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta as inadequate, failing to satisfy the legal requirement and obligations under section 28 of the Public Financial Management Act 2016 (Act 961). We classify the minister’s presentation, not lightly, as virtual non-review. See below our news release on the minister’s presentation
Ghana has on several occasions warnings and alerts from rating agencies and major multilateral institutions such as the World Bank, IMF, and Fitch Ratings over its stagnant revenues and rising debt vulnerabilities. Fitch Ratings for instance, in June, reviewed downwards Ghana’s Long-Term IDR from ‘B’ to ‘B-‘ indicating an increase in the country’s default risk in repayment of its