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BUSINESS: Future of banking

If it looks so gloomy, why is everyone seeing it as bright? KAMPALA, UGANDA | JULIUS BUSINGE | The banking industry in Uganda appears to be facing an uncertain future. Most banks are recording a mixture of good and bad performance, sluggish growth in private sector credit, rising non- performing …

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Banks optimistic of a better year

BoU cut its central bank rate from 13% in October to 12% in December to stimulate economic activities As 2017 business starts commercial banks are optimistic that the sector will register a surge in profitability on the back of improving economy and a reduction in Non-Performing Loans. Speaking to The …

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Commercial banks lower lending rates

The major commercial banks in the country have released statements, lowering their prime lending rates, the lowest lending rates for the best customers to between 21% and 23% per annum. This is in response to Bank of Uganda’s recent decision to lower the Central Bank Rate last month from 14% …

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