COVID-19: Central Bank cautions public against panic

In light of the measures adopted during the Coronavirus containment period, the Central Bank has cautioned the public against panic saying that measures have been put in place to ensure continuity and access to financial services. In a statement by the Central Bank Governor John Rwangombwa, the...

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 12:53am

Central bank holds key lending rate at 5.5 per cent

The National Bank of Rwanda (BNR) has maintained the key repo rate at 5.5 per cent, the benchmark rate at which it lends money to commercial banks, citing a positive economic outlook. The Governor of BNR, John Rwangombwa, said the decision to maintain the same rate was guided primarily by the...

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 11:22am

BNR vice-governor feted for women financial inclusion

The Central Bank Vice Governor Monique Nsanzabaganwa has been feted for her role in gender and women financial inclusion by the Alliance for Financial Inclusion which empowers policymakers, to increase access to quality financial services for the poorest populations. Nsanzabaganwa was awarded at a...

Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 12:15am

Private pension scheme debuts in Rwanda

  The monopoly enjoyed by the Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB) as the sole social security provider has come to an end as private pension schemes commence operations. This will give Rwandan employers and individuals alternative schemes. The latest entrant is Liaison Group, in Partnership...

Friday, June 8, 2018 - 12:33am

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