World shares fell on Monday, dented by worries over a worsening trade dispute between the United States and other major economies, while oil prices gave up some of the gains made after major exporters agreed a modest production increase.
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The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has cut its policy rate by 150 basis points from 22.5 per cent to 21 per cent due to the downward trend in consumer inflation.
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GCB Bank Limited has begun overtures to takeover state-owned lender, the National Investment Bank (NIB), in what could create the biggest bank in the country in asset terms.
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Online retail giant Amazon.com Inc has secured approval to stock and sell food and groceries in India, potentially expanding its business in the fast-growing economy where it is in a pitched battle with home-grown rival Flipkart.
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Chinese shipping giant Cosco is set to buy its Hong Kong rival OOIL for $6.3bn (£4.9bn).
The deal would make Cosco the world’s third biggest shipping company, with more than 400 vessels.
OOIL’s majority owner has accepted the bid, though