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New capital requirements for banks

Proposal is good for the industry but a headache to investors, small players | THE INDEPENDENT | The central bank’s proposal to raise capital requirements for commercial banks is commendable but could threaten survival of small players, according to industry players and experts. Wilbrod Owor, the executive director at the …

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Centenary Bank net profit up 3.4%

Its non-performing loans moved slightly from 3.95% to 3.97% Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Centenary Bank has defied the effects of coronavirus pandemic to record a 3.4% growth in net profit to Shs161.2bn for the year ended Dec. 2020. According to the bank’s financial statements, total assets increased from …

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Islamic banking presents new opportunities

Tropical Bank takes lead with more than 8000 customers interested in taking up Islamic banking services The Secretary General of the Association of National Development Finance Institutions in Member Countries of the Islamic Development Bank (ADFIMI), Nuri Birtek says Uganda’s commercial banks and investors need to support small and medium …

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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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