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Uganda Development Bank to cut lending rates

Kampala, Uganda | Khisa Isaac | Uganda Development Bank (UDB) is considering reducing interest rates by two percentage points to 10% on loans to be advanced to local companies involved in various productive activities as the coronavirus containment measures takes toll on the economy. This development comes in the wake of the …

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Bank of Uganda cuts interest rate to boost growth

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bank of Uganda has cut interest rates, a move expected to boost businesses’ borrowing and consequently lift growth. BoU Governor, Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile announced on Monday that he was cutting the Central Bank Rate (CBR), which signals the direction of interest rates, from 10% …

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VIDEO: BOU Governor warns against capping of interest rates

VIDEO: BOU Governor warns against capping of interest rates Kampala, Uganda | NTV UGANDA | Bankers and Business captains attending the annual bankers conference held at the Kampala Serena conference center on Wednesday  July 19, 2017,  observed that digital financial services possess the silver bullet that has the potential to unlock …

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BUSINESS: Declining interest rates

Bank managers explain recent cuts to 20% average   Effective this month most commercial banks started charging lower interest rates on flexible existing and new loans with analysis indicating about 20% is the new average industry rate compared to around 23% a period before. The move is expected to boost uptake …

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Cut interest rates, MPs tell bankers

Members of the Parliamentary Committee on the National Economy want the banking industry to do something about the sky-high lending rates. The MPs made the appeal at a meeting with the Uganda Bankers Association in Kampala on Oct.03. The MPs organised the meeting to understand why interest rates in Uganda …

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Why NSSF will pay lower interest rate

NSSF to pay lower interest rate as economy bites Last year, the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) paid its members an interest rate of 13%, which means that for every Shs 1 million saved, a member got an additional Shs 130,000 credited on the account. This year it could less, …

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