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Ugandans hold UGX 8.5 trillion in fixed deposits– BoU

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Ugandans have stashed record amounts of cash in banks, an indicator Ugandans feared to spend their money with the coronavirus uncertainty still hovering around. Bank of Uganda data shows that in May 2020, the amount of money Ugandans have in banks as term deposits reached …

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Interest rate cap could hit commercial banks

Central bank’s move could reduce the industry’s profitability | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s central bank has threatened to cap interest that commercial banks can charge borrowers following the industry’s failure to lower interest rates in response to the cuts in the Central Bank Rate, according to its governor, Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile. …

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Sudhir responds to BOU press statement

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sudhir Ruparelia and Meera Investments Limited’s lawyers have responded to a statement from Bank of Uganda that gave reasons why they intend to go to the Supreme Court after they lost a recent appeal. Uganda’s central bank is facing huge costs after losing court …

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BOU appeal in Sudhir case dismissed

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Court of Appeal on Tuesday dismissed an appeal and upheld the decision of the High Court in a suit filed by Bank of Uganda, on behalf of Crane Bank Ltd (in receivership), against Sudhir Ruparelia and Meera Investments Ltd. In dismissing the appeal, …

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