The Second Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana, Dr Johnson Asiama has resigned. Sources say he has taken his accumulated leave leading to his exit from the bank by the close of this month. Dr Asiama's decision to move on was communicated in the first week of December to some senior persons at BoG. Did Dr Asiama...Read more
Global arms sales increased for the first time in five years in 2016 as rising geopolitical tensions fueled defense spending.
Sales by the world's 100 biggest arms producers increased 1.9% from the previous year to reach $374.8 billion, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).
"The growth in arms sales was...
Bitcoin prices rose after futures of the cryptocurrency began trade on the Cboe Futures Exchange for the first time on Sunday evening U.S. time. The futures, which trade under the 'XBT' ticker, briefly turned negative, but quickly reversed those losses to trade at $16,860 at 9:05 p.m. New York time. That was some 9.06 percent above...Read more