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Ghana’s inflation in January slows to 7.8 percent on stable local currency

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The year-on-year inflation rate in Ghana slowed to 7.8 percent in January, compared with the 7.9 percent recorded last December, with the Ghana Statistical...
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Producer inflation stays flat at 7.1 percent for April in Ghana

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Producer Inflation which measures the average rate of change over a given period, in prices of goods and services at the producer’s...
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Ghana: 2018 Inflation ended at 9.4 percent

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The year-on-year inflation rate ended December 2018 at 9.4 per cent, up 0.1 percentage point from the 9.3 per cent recorded in November 2018,...
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Namibia’s inflation marginally increases to 3.6 percent in April

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Namibia's consumer inflation increased slightly to 3.6 percent year-on-year in April, up from 3.5 percent in the previous month, data from the Namibia Statistics...

Ghana Registered 3.7 Percent GDP Growth

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Ghana’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 3.7 per cent in 2016, a decline from the 3.8 per cent rate in 2015, thus continuing...
The German Stock Index (DAX) display is highlighted in red at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2007. Global stock markets tumbled again Thursday, battered by persistent worries about U.S. housing loan problems and their possible damage to the global economy. (AP Photo/Bernd Kammerer)

German shares gain 0.32 percent Wednesday

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German stocks rose on Wednesday, with the benchmark DAX index up 40.97 points, or 0.32 percent, to close at 12,805.95 points. Deutsche...

British stocks down 0.35 percent Wednesday

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British stocks decreased on Wednesday, with the benchmark FTSE 100 Index down by 0.35 percent, or 26.04 points, to close at 7,474.40 points. ...

Verizon Communications Registers a Fall in Quarterly Profit

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Verizon Communications Inc (VZ.N), the No. 1 U.S. wireless carrier, reported a 20 percent fall in quarterly profit as it lost wireless postpaid subscribers...

Ghana’s PPI Down to 3.1 Percent in January 2017

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The Producer Price Inflation for January 2017 recorded 3.1 percent.This rate is 1.7 percent lower than the rate recorded in December 2016 which was...

GRTCC Debunks 15% Increment in Transport Fares

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The Ghana Road Transport Coordinating Council (GRTCC) has dismissed reports that transport fares have been increased by 15 percent effective today .The council explains...

British PM says Trump ‘100 percent’ behind NATO

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U.S. President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May hold a joint press conference at the White House in Washington D.C., the United...

Producer Inflation Slumped Down to 4.9 percent i

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The producer price inflation for December 2016 fell to 4.9 percent from the 11.9 percent in November, the Ghana Statistical Service has stated.By this,...
Two staff members walk past the logo of Alibaba at Alibaba Group's Xixi base in Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province on Nov. 12, 2014. [Photo/Xinhua]

Alibaba revenue surges 54 percent in 3rd fiscal quarter

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China's e-commerce giant Alibaba said on Tuesday that its quarterly revenue had jumped 54 percent year on year in the third fiscal quarter ending...
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Spanish stock market falls 0.08 percent

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The Spanish stock market index Ibex-35 fell 0.08 percent on Thursday to close at 9,379.10 points, down from the 9,386.20 points of Wednesday. ...

SSNIT Secures 10% Stake in Access Bank

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Citi Business News can confirm state pension fund manager Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) has acquired a stake in Nigerian Bank, Access...

GSE Ask NPP Remove 15% Capital Gains Tax

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The Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) has impressed on the incoming NPP government to abolish the capital gains tax when it finally assumes power in...
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Burkina Faso to increase working disabled from 2.2 to 50 percent by 2020

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The proportion of working disabled persons will increase from 2.2 percent to 50 percent by 2020 in Burkina Faso, an official has said. ...
The German Stock Index (DAX) display is highlighted in red at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2007. Global stock markets tumbled again Thursday, battered by persistent worries about U.S. housing loan problems and their possible damage to the global economy. (AP Photo/Bernd Kammerer)

British FTSE 100 rose 0.03 percent on Monday

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FTSE 100 Index, British benchmark stock market gauge, Monday rose by 0.03 percent, or 2.19 points, to 6,777.96 points. Share price of...
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Singapore stocks end up 0.7 percent

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However, the prospect of higher U.S. interest rates under a Trump presidency also weighed on market sentiment as capital outflow from emerging markets may...

Twitter Announce 9% Job Cuts Despite Revenue Hike

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Twitter Inc's quarterly revenue growth slowed sharply in the third quarter but topped analysts' expectations, and the company said it would cut 9...
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Political Content renders 37 percent of social media users fed-up

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The Pew Research Center survey showed that 37 percent of the survey's respondents said they are "worn out" by the amount of political content...

Producer inflation for July rose to 10.3 percent

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That is, ex-factory prices of goods and services for all industry increased on average by 10.3 per cent in July 2016 relative to the...
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US Election Poll: Clinton beats Trump by 10 points

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Here’s why: majorities think Clinton is nevertheless qualified to be president, and has the temperament and knowledge to serve effectively. It’s the opposite for...

British FTSE 100 gained 0.21 percent on Monday

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Share price of Anglo American increased by 5.41 percent, topped the gainers of the blue chips. Antofagasta, Tesco, Fresnillo and BHP Billiton increased by...
AFP/File / Lionel Bonaventure Facebook, in its twice-annual "transparency report," says the number of items "restricted" for violating local laws more than doubled compared to the prior six-month period, to 55,827

Government data queries make up 13 percent – Facebook

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The leading social network, in its twice-annual "transparency report," said the number of items "restricted" for violating local laws more than doubled compared to...

Ghana registers 14.3 percent in March for PPI

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The monthly change rate for March, according to Baah Wadieh, a Deputy Government Statistician, was 0.8 percent. After recording 43.9 percent inflation...

Ghana Could Attain A Single Digit Inflation By 2017-BoG

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Currently, inflation hovers around 18.5 percent and is expected to see a further decline due to the stability in the recent power crisis. Some...

UEFA Adjusts Some Champions League Final Tickets Prices

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UEFA is hiking the cost of Champions League final tickets by up to 14 percent. The first 6,000 tickets for the May 28 match at...

In 2015 Cuban Cigar Sales increased to 4 percent

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The growth was due to demand from "mature" markets such as Spain, Germany and China, as well as the rise of the tourism industry...

Yahoo to close many units in an attempt to slash jobs

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  Yahoo Inc Chief Executive Marissa Mayer is set to reveal cost-cutting plans that include slashing 15 percent of its workforce, or roughly 1,600 jobs,...