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Tunisian Dinar loses ground against Euro and Dollar (BCT)

February 18, 2021

(TAP) - The exchange rate of the Tunisian Dinar depreciated by 5.2% against the Euro and by 4% against the Dollar in January 2021 on a yearly basis, the Central Bank of Tunisia (BCT)...... Continue Reading >

Tunisia: 14 banks mobilize €260 million & $150 million for State Budget

February 14, 2021

The Ministry of Economy, Finance and Investment Support announced Wednesday, February 10 that it has been able to mobilize a syndicated loan of €260 million and $150 millions from...... Continue Reading >

Ecobank Nigeria Introduces Money Transfer Via SMS, WhatsApp

February 11, 2021

Ecobank Nigeria has said its customers can now transfer funds by email, SMS and Whatsapp – which are new features available on the bank’s Mobile App. The bank disclosed...... Continue Reading >

Syndicated loan worth $465 million mobilised by 14 banks (Finance Ministry)

February 11, 2021

(TAP) - Fourteen banks have contributed to a syndicated foreign currency loan of $465 million, said the Ministry of Economy, Finance and Investment Support. In a statement issued...... Continue Reading >

BCT shows a shortfall of 170 MD, following non-applied penalties (Court of Auditors)

February 11, 2021

(TAP) - The Central Bank of Tunisia sustained losses of nearly 170 million dinars. This amount represents the penalties that have not been imposed on banks, according to the annual...... Continue Reading >

Overall volume of bank refinancing with BCT down 25%

February 10, 2021

TAP) - The overall volume of bank refinancing with the Central Bank of Tunisia (BCT) stood at 8.7 billion dinars on February 8, down 25% compared to the same period last year. The total...... Continue Reading >

Customs seize 15 antique coins in Sidi Bouzid

February 10, 2021

(TAP)- Fifteen antique round coins were seized Monday evening by the Customs Guards in Sidi Bouzid, hidden inside a Tunisian-registered car in the Essad region (Essabala delegation),...... Continue Reading >

Access Bank Partners American Express to Expand Card Acceptance

February 4, 2021

Access Bank and American Express have launched a partnership to broaden the acceptance and usage of American Express Cards in Nigeria. The announcement places Access Bank as the first...... Continue Reading >

BCT will endeavour to take all required monetary, prudential and financing measures (El Abassi)

February 4, 2021

TAP)- The Central Bank of Tunisia (BCT) will keep a close and proactive oversight of the real and financial sectors and will endeavour to take all the required monetary, prudential...... Continue Reading >

EBRD provides €300 million loan to STEG

February 4, 2021

(TAP) - The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) provided a €300-million financing package (the equivalent of 970 million dinars) to the Tunisian Electricity...... Continue Reading >