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Republic Bank relaxes rules on late fees, loan repayments to help cushion impact of Coronavirus

Republic Bank (Guyana) Limited has started waiving late fees and other penalties on the repayment of credit card debts, loans and mortgages as well as allowing eligible customers to postpone loan repayments for the next six months, in keeping with a request by the Bank of Guyana to all commercial banks. “In response to the anticipated impact as a result ...

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Republic Bank already decided to compensate customers for inconvenience

About three hours after the Bank of Guyana said it would be pressing Republic Bank Guyana to compensate customers for inconvenience stemming from an upgrade of its system, the Trinidad-headquartered financial institution said it had days ago already decided to do so. “Importantly, at the Bank’s Annual General Meeting on December 9th 2019, Chairman, Nigel Baptiste, announced that the Bank ...

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Bank of Guyana now responsible for sovereign wealth fund

Guyana’s central bank, the Bank of Guyana, on Wednesday formally took over responsibility for managing the Natural Resources Fund also known as the sovereign wealth fund (SWF), even as Guyana awaits word from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (or the New York Fed) on due diligence where the monies will be deposited. Governor of the Bank of Guyana, ...

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OPINION: Foreign exchange rate spike exposes so much that is wrong here

by GHK Lall The Demerara Waves Online News article dated October 9 titled, “Bank of Guyana probe uncovering reasons for US notes shortage at cambios” covered a lot of territory. In many respects, it has been fiercely contested territory. The focus and thrust of the Demerara Waves item were on the role of nonbank cambios in the ongoing foreign currency ...

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