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Barclays bank meets GH¢400m minimum capital

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Barclays Bank Ghana Limited has stated that it has met the 400 million cedis minimum capital requirement. The Board Chairman of Barclays Bank Ghana, Charles Cofie disclosed this in a statement on Absa Group’s first half results for this year [2018]. According to him, Barclays was among the first banks to meet the target without external capital injection. “Barclays Bank ...

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Patience Akyianu joins Hollard as Group CEO

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The Outgoing Managing Director of Barclays Bank, Patience Akyianu has been appointed as the Group Chief Executive of Hollard Ghana Holdings Limited. Her appointment is expected to take effect in October this year – 2018. Madam Akyianu joins Hollard after resigning from Barclays Bank in early May. A statement from Hollard Ghana Holdings to Citi Business News on the appointment ...

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Barclays bank shareholders approve name change to ABSA

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Shareholders of Barclays Africa Group Limited have approved that the bank changes its name to Absa Group. Today’s approval is expected to set in motion, the start of one of the largest re-brand projects in Africa. A statement from Barclays Bank to Citi Business News on the matter said that the name change is expected to take effect in July ...

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Patience Akyianu resigns as MD of Barclays bank

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Managing Director of Barclays Bank, Patience Akyianu has resigned. She is however expected to remain as the MD until September 30, 2018. The decision for Mrs Akyianu to move on, comes after spending a decade with Barclays bank. A statement from the bank confirming the decision said, ‘after five years of leading Barclays Bank Ghana as Managing Director, Mrs Patience ...

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Govt’s $ 2.25bn bonds will not crowd out private sector

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One of three book runners for Government of Ghana’s four bonds issued recently, totaling 2.25 billion dollars has downplayed fears that the success of the bonds auction will have a negative impact on credit for the private sector. Government on Monday (April 3, 2017) announced it was successful in the auction of a total of 2.25 billion dollars in four ...

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