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Kenyan bourse to trade unquoted securities from May 12

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Trading of unquoted securities at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) will start on May 12, a bourse official said Wednesday. Bansri Pattni,...

Major European markets close weak

European markets ended notably lower on Tuesday following a sell-off in shares of technology firms and several top name companies from other sectors due...

European stocks close higher again

European markets closed higher on Thursday, extending recent gains, as investors reacted positively to the European Central Bank's monetary policy announcement, and some encouraging...

Asia Pacific stocks sink amid fears of coronavirus resurgence

Shares in the Asia Pacific region fell on Wednesday, tracking losses on Wall Street and in European bourses, amid fears of a new wave...

Asian shares mixed as US-China tensions rise

(dpa/AFX) - Asian shares ended mixed on Thursday as fears of a fresh U.S.-China tussle as well as renewed concerns over the surge in...

Nasdaq sets reference price of 250 dollars a share for Bitcoin

(dpa) - The technology-heavy Nasdaq has set a direct listing reference price of 250 dollars a share for Coinbase ahead of its debut on...

SEC keen on healthy Capital market and protection of investors’ funds

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The Securities and Exchange Commission is taking pragmatic steps to strengthen the capital market and to protect investors’ funds, Deputy Director-General Paul Ababio has...

Dow, S&P 500 climb to new record closing highs

(dpa/AFX) - After initially showing a lack of direction, stocks moved mostly higher over the course of the trading session on Friday. With the upward...

Asian shares mostly higher on global growth hopes

(dpa-AFX) - Asian stocks ended broadly higher on Wednesday as the International Monetary Fund raised this year's global economic growth forecast to 6 per...

2021 Young Investors Stock Pitch Competition launched

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THE Young Investors Network, organizers of the annual Young Investors Stock Pitch Competition, has launched the 2021 edition. The competition aims at using innovative...

Ghana begins processes to raise US$5.0 billion on international capital market

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The Government has commenced processes for the 2021 International Capital Market Funding Programme. The Programme is to raise US$5.0 billion to support growth-oriented expenditures in...

Kenyan bourse deploys system to boost bond trading

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Kenya's Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) has deployed an automated system that integrates the market and other players to boost bond trading. Geoffrey...

Kenyan bourse moves to boost trading

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The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) on Friday shifted to a new broker network in a move that seeks to boost trading. The...

Experts warn of near-term risks facing U.S. equity market

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U.S. equity market faces the risk of correction and greater volatility in the near term as overall stock prices stay close to record highs...

Asian shares follow Wall Street lower

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dpa-AFX/GNA - Asian stocks tumbled on Thursday as investors reacted to a worsening Covid-19 health crisis and a downbeat economic outlook from the...

MTN Ghana gets approval from regulators to buy back shares

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Scancom PLC (MTN Ghana) has received approval from the Regulator, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to buy back over 1 million shares of applicants...

Asia shares rise on hope for Biden administration

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dpa/GNA – Stocks in the Asia-Pacific region climbed on Thursday as investor sentiment was lifted by the inauguration of new US President Joe Biden’s...

Asia shares rise on hope for US stimulus

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dpa/GNA – Stocks in the Asia Pacific region were mostly higher on Friday as market sentiment was bolstered by growing optimism over US...

Asian shares mixed as US-China tensions rise

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dpa/GNA Asian stocks ended mixed on Wednesday amid rising US-China tensions and ahead of the results of two key Senate runoffs in Georgia...

Kenya’s stock market turnover falls 6 percent in 2020

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Equity turnover at the Kenyan bourse fell 6.6 percent in 2020 hurt by effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, which saw foreign investors who account...

MTN to seek shareholders approval to buy back one million plus...

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MTN Ghana will host shareholders at an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) on Thursday December 3, 2020, to seek shareholders approval to buy back some...

Ocean acidity pollution and sea rise robbing off livelihood of west...

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It is not captured in the fisheries basket of Ghana as a major fish source, but oyster and clam business employs more than five...

Fourth Ghana Energy Awards honours 24 individuals and companies

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The 4th Ghana Energy Awards (GEA) has honoured deserving personalities and companies in the country's energy sector in Accra. At the climax of the event,...

GNA set to maintain legacy of first General Manager-GM

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Mr Albert Kofi Owusu, the General Manager (GM) of the Ghana News Agency has declared his preparedness to lead the Agency to stimulate the...

Forum threatens strike in solidarity with retirees

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The Forum for Public Sector Registered Pensions Schemes has threatened a solidarity strike on October 28, this year, in demand for payment of past...

Non-formal Education Division to change name soon

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The Parliament of Ghana on Friday passed the Complementary Education Agency Bill, 2019, that would soon change the name of the Non-Formal Education Division...

Stop election prophecies- Bishop urges the clergy

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The Right Reverend Hayford Aduse-Poku, Bishop of the Obuasi Diocese of the Methodist Church, has asked Ministers of the gospel and the clergy to...

Major stock market indices worldwide

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The following are the indices of major stock markets worldwide on Monday. IN ASIA The Shanghai Composite Index opened at...

Major stock market indices worldwide

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The following are the indices of major stock markets worldwide on Tuesday. IN THE UNITED STATES The S&P 500 Index...

Major stock market indices worldwide

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The following are the indices of major stock markets worldwide on Tuesday. IN ASIA The Shanghai Composite Index opened at...