Nana Addo promises tax incentives to businesses

Addressing what he termed as the 'Real State of the Nation' yesterday at the Physician and Surgeon, Nana Addo said he intends to reduce corporate tax rate, abolish VAT on Financial Services, remove duties on the importation of raw materials and manufacturing equipment, amongst other fiscal incentives, to stimulate growth of the private sector when he is voted for in the November polls.

GUTA strike enters day two, minister to meet leadership

National Executive member of GUTA, Benjamin Yeboah told Adom Fm that after day one of their strike action, the association received invitation from the trade ministry for an emergency meeting.

Most shops in Abossey Okai, Central Business District and Kantamanto were locked up under the leadership of  Joint Private Sector Business Consultative Forum to protest tax and utility hikes.

We go to the currency market now where

Currency                      Buying                         Selling

Dollar                            3.87                            4.17

Pound Sterling             5.38                             5.68

Euro                             4.21                              4.51

On how your stocks performed on the GSE Index today,

Standard Chartered Bank Ghana Ltd were the biggest losers of the day, dropping 2p to close at 16.29p… whereas CAL Bank Limitedwere the biggest gainers, gaining 1p to close at 0.97p