Austerity vs. Growth — A False Choice, says Lagarde

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde Calls for Anchoring Stability to Sustain Higher and Better Growth. Restoring solid, sustained and balanced growth is the central economic...

Chase Bank Kenya launches 10B bond

The Bank intends to raise Kes.3Billion from the 1st tranche with a Green Shoe Option of Kes.2Billion Chase Bank Kenya (https://www.chasebankkenya.co.ke) has today officially launched...

Statement by the IMF Mission on the 2012 Article IV Consultations Mission with Algeria

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission, led by Mr. Zeine Zeidane, visited Algiers from October 29 to November 11, 2012 to hold annual Article...

School SMEs boost quality of education in Ghana

School infrastructure across Africa has, since the dawn of independence, been deteriorating at a faster pace as maintenance is almost non-existent and...

Statement at the end of an IMF Mission to Botswana

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by Lamin Leigh visited Gaborone during June 28-July11 to conduct the 2013 Article IV Consultation discussions with...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with The Gambia

On September 11, 2013, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with The Gambia.1 The Gambian economy has...

Commerzbank Study: Crisis-resistance of Sub-Saharan Africa Further Increased

Improvement in infrastructure key challenge for development of the region Risk of external shocks not averted With an economic growth of 6 per cent forecast for...

Johannesburg Stock Exchange launches JSE Eris Interest Rate Swap Futures

The new JSE Eris Interest Rate Swap (IRS) Futures will be based on the Johannesburg Interbank Agreed Rate (JIBAR) and denominated in South African...

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