Banking and finance

Niugini Assurance’s CEO lays out plans to continue its strong growth

Since launching as the new kid on the block in 2020, Nuigini Assurance has become a significant player in the country’s competitive insurance sector. Shareholder and interim CEO, Opi Loi, walks Business Advantage PNG through the key drivers of its success so far, and its plans for growth.
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No hard devaluation of the kina, says Bank of Papua New Guinea Governor

With a new strategy to manage Papua New Guinea's foreign exchange shortages expected soon, the Bank of Papua New Guinea's Acting Governor, Elizabeth Genia, has moved to reassure business leaders that a devaluation of the country's currency is not on the cards.
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Papua New Guinea’s stock exchange looks to blockchain

The prospect of instantaneous settlements on Papua New Guinea's stock exchange, PNGX, has moved a little closer with a new agreement to explore blockchain technology to support its trading system. PNGX Chairman David Lawrence tells Business Advantage PNG the technology could 'turbocharge' PNG's capital markets.
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Technology & growth: Moni Plus looks to a banking licence and IPO

Despite the pandemic’s severe economic impacts in Papua New Guinea, financial institution Heduru Moni Limited (trading as Moni Plus) achieved record-breaking revenues and profits in 2021. Business Advantage PNG sat down with the company’s new CEO, Aho Baliki OBE, to discuss its successes and ambitious plans for growth.
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