Tag Archives: Ghana Banks

Banks’ lending rates drop marginally

Citi Business News’ checks have revealed that the Annual Percentage Rates and Average Interest Rates recorded in October have dropped marginally as compared to that of September 2017. Between September and October this year, all but one of the nine categories of the Bank of Ghana’s Annual Percentage and Average Interest rate report, witnessed a marginal decline in interest rates. The rates ...

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Banks find innovative ways to manage liquidity

Over the past six years, banks have increased their appetite for funds from overnight lending and placements which they source under repurchase agreements (REPOS) as an alternative but less costly way to manage their cash reserve ratios (CRRs). Between 2010 and September this year, the face value of transactions executed under REPOS rose by 366.1 per cent to GH¢123.14 billion. ...

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