11-03-2020 | 08:02:00
As the COVID-19 pandemic and economic crisis continues to spread, the amount of money migrant workers send home is projected to decline 14 percent by 2021 compared to the pre COVID-19 levels in 2019.
10-15-2020 | 11:29:00
The latest UNCTAD report indicates that Africa loses about $89 billion a year as a result of illicit financial flows and theft which represents 3.7% of its GDP.
10-06-2020 | 09:27:00
COVID-19 has seen consumers across the world ditch cash and in-person shopping in favour of online spending, according to Standard Chartered’s latest global survey.
10-02-2020 | 14:07:44
Governments must do more to tackle tax abuse and corruption in global finance, says a panel of former heads of state and government, past central bank governors, business and civil society leaders and prominent academics.
09-30-2020 | 12:51:00
Every year, an estimated $88.6 billion, equivalent to 3.7% of Africa’s GDP, leaves the continent as illicit capital flight, according to UNCTAD’s Economic Development in Africa Report 2020.
09-21-2020 | 09:57:00
A Standard Chartered survey finds that COVID-19 is significantly impacting personal finances globally, with one-third (65% in Kenya) already earning less and more than half expecting the pandemic to further affect their income and/or employment.
09-08-2020 | 15:18:00
Banks in Africa must provide mobile payments and other digital services to remain competitive as well as to unlock new business opportunities across sectors such as energy, health care, education and transportation, according to a new report by BCG.
09-03-2020 | 14:30:00
The spread of the COVID-19 pandemic across Africa has seen a surge in digital payments and e-commerce transactions as financial institutions scramble to offer businesses and consumers contact-less ways of spending.
09-03-2020 | 10:36:00
The coronavirus pandemic has increased downside risks to EMEA trade-finance banks' (ETFBs) financial profiles, Fitch Ratings says in a new special report.
09-03-2020 | 07:32:21
From online shopping to financial transactions to e-learning - just about all aspects of life are feeling the march of technology advances.
09-02-2020 | 14:28:00
The euro found strong resistance around the 1.20 level versus the US dollar yesterday, before ending the trading session sharply lower following some contrasting economic news between the US and Euro Area.