Webster University Ghana Campus Open Public Lecture On The Role Of Banking Sector For National Development
PUBLIC LECTURE ON THE ROLE OF BANKING SECTOR IN NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Webster American University, Ghana Campus on Wednesday 4th of July organised an open public lecture at the School’s forecourt at East Legon on the theme The Role of Banking Sector in National development.
This was an educative and engaging lecture about the banking sector especially the solutions to the minimum capital requirements by the central bank. The lecture had the review of the 2008 financial crisis, global banking, case studies of the banking sectors in Asia and Africa as well as lessons that could be learned by banks in both parts of the world.
The guest speakers of the lecture were Prof. Hung-Gay Fung who touched on the theme “The role of the Banking Sector in National Development: The case of Asia whiles Mr Ben Gustave Barthe , co founder axcero advisors touched on the case of Africa.
The event ended with a beautiful cake cutting ceremony to mark America’s Independence Day since it was 4th of July. Watch excerpts of the video in the link below.
The Central Bank has increased the minimum capital requirement for banks from 120 to 400 million Ghana cedis with reason to enhance the financial position of banks.
But what are the possible options available to banks that have not yet met the requirements and the role of the regulator, these and many more subjects were addressed at the Webster University Open public lecture as exhibited in the video below.
By Barimah Amoaning Samuel.