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10:18
10:18

Mutebile Warns Banks Against Refusing to Reduce Interest Rates on Loans commercial banks 1

Mutebile, who appears to make a U-turn from earlier position that banks can charge borrowers based on their own assessments, says he was disappointed that banks had refused to reduce charges on loans to spur growth.
17:54
17:54

Banks Were On Notice to Withhold MPs COVID-19 Payout COVID-19 Pandemic 1 1

AF Mpanga and Company Advocates on reportedly sent letters to all banks urging them to halt payment of 20 shillings to MPs banking with them.
17:17
17:17

BOU Orders Banks to Suspend Bonus, Dividend Payments covid-19 1

Also, in another circular on Friday, BOU allowed banks' request to work from 9:00am to 3pm on weekdays and close branches on weekends.
15:19
15:19

Banks Not Heeding to My Advice-BOU Governor bank lending rates 1

Mutebile, who was reading the February monetary policy statement on Thursday afternoon, said very few banks have taken his advice but he continues to struggle with most of them so that they can reduce lending rates for Ugandans.
18:41
18:41

BoU Officials Grilled over Hired Lawyers central bank 3 1

Mbarara Municipality MP Michael Tusiime accused BoU of abdicating its regulatory mandate and handed it to directors of commercial banks to determine the fate of other financial institutions that were in business competition with banks they represent.
12:55
12:55

BoU Persuading Commercial Banks to Reduce Interest Rates - Mutebile central bank rate 1 1

Bank of Uganda BoU Governor Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile has said that the central bank has been and continues to persuade commercial banks to lower interest rates. Mutebile says for the last three years BoU has been reducing Central bank Rate CBR but commercial banks have not moved in tandem with central bank in reducing interest rates.
12:28
12:28

Stanbic Bank Registers UGX 95 Billion Half Year Profit stanbic bank uganda 2 1

Stanbic Bank Chief Executive Officer, Patrick Mweheire described the results as a solid performance in a challenging but improving economic environment. He said the surge in profit was driven by the Banks support to trade and infrastructure developments with an excess of one trillion Shillings.
14:05
14:05

Uganda's Banking Sector Still Strong - Report commercial banks

A new report by PricewaterhouseCoopers PwC Uganda shows that overall, the banking system is very strong, with bank liquidity and capital buffers well above the minimum requirement.
17:29
17:29

Bank of Baroda Employees Give Management Four Days Ultimatum banking

Talks collapsed on day one of the strike as employees through The National Union of Clerical Commercial Professional and Technical Employees (NUCCPTE) rejected a request for four days by the bank lawyer to scrutinize a letter purportedly written from the Bank of Baroda Head Quarters in Mumbai, India.
10:26
10:26

High Interest Rates On Loans Scare Away Farmers In Acholi agricultural loans

Lack of security for agricultural loans has remained a major problem for farmers in Acholi sub region.
09:55
09:55

Expert Calls for Widening of Credit Reference Bureau Market crb

There is need for widening the Credit Reference Bureau (CRB) market in order to capture all bank credits as well as all forms of credit ahead of its liberalization in November this year, a CRB expert has said. The Ministry of Finance plans to open the operations of the CRB to more players, breaking the three-year monopoly by Compuscan, a Bank of Uganda mandated firm.
13:40
13:40

Uganda, South Sudan Border Traders Demand Banking Services commercial banks 2

The business community at Bibia, the custom point at the Uganda and Southern Sudan border are demanding that government should quickly help to establish a permanent commercial bank in the area to help promote trade. The nearest commercial banks are in Gulu town, about 150 kilometres away.
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