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The Irish Times
Law-obsessed banks need ‘radical cultural change’, regulator saysnumber of customers who, regulators believe, were denied the right over the pas
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
number of customers who, regulators believe, were denied the right over the past decade to mortgages linked to the European Central Bank rate. The number of acknowledged cases rose 23 per cent in the six months to 13,000 at the end of... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Government has 'lost patience' with banks, says Taoiseachfinancial regulator's last report in March. Tracker mortgages are set at a fix
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
financial regulator's last report in March. Tracker mortgages are set at a fixed percentage or 'margin' above the European Central Bank rate. Mr Varadkar said: “We do need a clear timeline for redress and compensation. Banks who have been found... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ugandan Bank Fails to Sell All Shares in Mixed Tradeof them preferring to buy new shares at the USE instead of taking up allocated
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
of them preferring to buy new shares at the USE instead of taking up allocated rights shares. The Bank of Uganda cut its Central Bank Rate by 0.5 per cent to a record low of 9.5 per cent this month, signalling a further decline in interest rates... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Banks to Declare Lower Dividendsto Kenya's banking sector, besides the interest rate law that has fixed lending
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
to Kenya's banking sector, besides the interest rate law that has fixed lending rates at four percentage points above the Central Bank Rate (CBR), wiping out interest income for the lenders. Analysts at AIB Capital said the prevailing political... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Has Museveni Become Uganda's Problem?credit growth remains sluggish. This prompted the Central Bank to cautiously ea
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
credit growth remains sluggish. This prompted the Central Bank to cautiously ease the monthly indicative lending rate, the central bank rate (CBR) from 10% to 9.5%. The economy is still being projected to grow at an annual rate of 5.0 to 5.5... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
High Interest Rates - President Museveni Turns Up Heat On Banksinterest charged on loans is unreasonably high, describing it as idiotic. Just
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
interest charged on loans is unreasonably high, describing it as idiotic. Just recently, Bank of Uganda (BoU) reduced the Central Bank Rate (CBR) from 10 to 9.5 per cent hoping that the move will persuade commercial banks into relaxing interest... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Monthly Survey Reveals Drop in Economic Growthactivity. In the recent Monetary Policy Statement for October, Bank of Uganda
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
activity. In the recent Monetary Policy Statement for October, Bank of Uganda announced a further downward revision of the Central Bank Rate (CBR), the fifth in the past nine months to a new record low of 9.5 per cent since the introduction of the... Read more
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CBC.ca
Housing affordability set to get even worse next year, big banks warntwo hikes this summer, the bank is expecting four more rate hikes by the end of
CBC.ca / Posted 16 days ago
two hikes this summer, the bank is expecting four more rate hikes by the end of next year, which would put Canada's central bank rate at two per cent — a level it hasn't been at since before the financial crisis of 2009. That would have a... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
The $8b exodus: Sydney home owners are selling up and Queensland is the big winnerlow up north will help curb mortgage-driven debt currently at a record 194 per
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 17 days ago
low up north will help curb mortgage-driven debt currently at a record 194 per cent of income and a key deterrent for central bank rate hikes. Such deleveraging will potentially boost consumption that accounts for more than half of gross... Read more
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The Age
The $8b exodus: Sydney home owners are selling up and Queensland is the big winnerlow up north will help curb mortgage-driven debt currently at a record 194 per
The Age / Posted 17 days ago
low up north will help curb mortgage-driven debt currently at a record 194 per cent of income and a key deterrent for central bank rate hikes. Such deleveraging will potentially boost consumption that accounts for more than half of gross... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bank of Uganda Cuts Lending Rate to 9.5%took another big step towards revamping the country's economic and private sect
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
took another big step towards revamping the country's economic and private sector credit growth rate by reducing the Central Bank Rate (CBR) from 10 to 9.5 per cent. This is the lowest CBR [policy] rate that BoU has decided on since it... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lenders Face Fresh Pressure Over Credityear, setting the lenders up for lower profitability this year. The capping la
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
year, setting the lenders up for lower profitability this year. The capping law into effect in September 2016, limiting interest charges to a maximum of four percentage points above the prevailing Central Bank Rate, currently standing at 10 per ce... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stakeholders to Govt - Prioritise Informal Sectorand do not favour the growth of the informal sector. They further blamed what t
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
and do not favour the growth of the informal sector. They further blamed what they called a mismatch between the central bank rate (CBR) and commercial bank lending rates. "The central bank rate has been declining. It has fallen to 10... Read more

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