The Ghana Stock Exchange has admitted to the Ghana Fixed Income Market (GFIM), notes and bonds issued by the Government of Ghana in December, 2019.
Details of the notes are as follows.
|Title||2-Year Notes||3-Year Bonds||5-Year Bonds|
|Issuer||Government of Ghana||Government of Ghana||Government of Ghana|
|Total Value Issued||GH¢3,231,398,129||GH¢505,499,388||GH¢478,650,356|
|Coupon Rate|| |
20.95%,19.50% and 19.75% per annum
|18.50%, and 19.70% per annum||17.60% and 19.50% per annum|
|Issue Date||09/12/2019, 11/11/2019, 11/03/2019, 25/02/2019, 12/11/2018, 10/12/2018||05/06/2017 and 27/05/2019||04/12/2017, 15/07/2019|
|Maturity Date|| |
06/12/2021, 08/11/2021, 08/03/2021, 22/02/2021, 09/11/2020 and 07/12/2020
|01/06/2020 and 23/05/2022||08/07/2024 and 28/11/2022|
|Interest Payment||Half yearly from issue date||Half yearly from issue date||Half yearly from issue date|
Non-Resident Foreign (NRF) Investors Participation
The Bank of Ghana has confirmed that participation in Government of Ghana fixed income securities is open to non-resident foreigners (NRF) in respect of securities with tenure of two years and above.
The Central Securities Depository Ltd will be in charge of registration.
The Income Tax Act of 2015 (Act 896) requires the withholding of tax in respect of interest payments at the applicable rate of tax.
Issued at Accra on January 13, 2020