Ghana’s Amissah-Arthur: bank ownership should be broadened

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The dominance of government and quasi-government agencies in Ghana's banking sector is problematic, Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur, the governor of the Bank of Ghana, said on 27 November.

Addressing the Chartered Institute of Bankers, an Accra-based trade body, Amissah-Arthur said government-related agencies' were holding large amounts of bank stocks and a change was necessary. "To enhance competition and efficient operation of the banking sector therefore, we should encourage the broadening of the

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