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Linda Larbie's Blog – October 2012 Archive (7)

Bank of Ghana seeks help to deal with troubled banks

The Bank of Ghana (BoG) says it is getting assistance from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to design a scheme for resolving financial institutions that become highly troubled.

The Bank said this has become necessary in the wake of the global financial crisis of 2007 that saw a number of banks in advanced economies collapse under high debt and excessive…


Added by Linda Larbie on October 24, 2012 at 2:54pm — No Comments

First Atlantic Relaunched

In the wake of keen competition in Ghana’s banking industry, the customer has now become the focal point. Financial institutions have realized there’s more to actual engagement with our sophisticated customers than what presently exists.

In this light, First Atlantic Merchant Bank Limited is repositioning itself in its resolve to provide prudent financial solutions…


Added by Linda Larbie on October 22, 2012 at 2:42pm — No Comments

GHANA: Customers of some 9 banks can now share their ATMs

It is now possible to use your local ATM card to access your account or make withdrawals from the ATMs of other banks.

But you can enjoy that service currently if you bank with some nine banks which have linked their systems to the national platform christened ‘gh-link.’…


Added by Linda Larbie on October 19, 2012 at 3:35pm — No Comments

African Bank selects a Z-CARD® to communicate with foreign nationals

African Bank recently selected a Z-CARD® as part of its marketing mix to generate awareness that it now provides interest free*, short-term loans to foreign nationals who are formally employed and residing in South Africa.


African Bank is the first financial institution…


Added by Linda Larbie on October 17, 2012 at 3:31pm — No Comments

SCB Introduces Care4Ladies Insurance Product to customers

Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) in partnership with Enterprise Life Assurance Company on Tuesday introduced Care4Ladies Insurance Plan, the first ladies-only insurance product in the market.


The care4ladies insurance plan is a life assurance policy…


Added by Linda Larbie on October 10, 2012 at 3:08pm — No Comments

October is ‘Volunteering Month’ for employees across Stanchart African footprint

Employees aim to make a difference in the community with a target of more than 5,700 volunteer days

October is ‘Volunteering Month’ for…


Added by Linda Larbie on October 10, 2012 at 3:02pm — No Comments

Bank of Africa wins Most Customer-Oriented Company of the Year

Bank of Africa has won the most customer-oriented institution of the year 2012 at the just- ended 3rd Ghana Customer Service Awards held at the British Council.

The award ceremony was part of the 2nd Ghana Customer Service week…


Added by Linda Larbie on October 10, 2012 at 2:26pm — No Comments

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