The research unit is an integral part of the company and conducts economic, financial markets, and industry research & reviews after which reports are provided to investment advisers, the client relationship management team, clients, prospects, policy makers, and the general public.

The objective is to be a full research institute/centre of international repute conducting leading research on economic, financial markets, and investment industry in general by using internal and external expertise leading to the provision of leading edge advice to our clients and the public. Our research provides insight into the investment market and macroeconomic issues which can be reliably used in taking financial and economic decisions. Our areas of focus include:

  • Economic Policy
  • Financial Markets
  • Investment Management
  • Corporate Governance & Financial Reporting

For our research agenda, we draw on senior advisors as well as selected internal researchers to provide advice, insight and guidance. All research is made available to business units throughout the company to create innovative products, solutions and services for the clients of Star Asset Financial Services Limited.

In addition to our investment management services, the company is licensed by the Securities & Exchange Commission to conduct investment research and publish research findings.


There is a growing need for industry and academia to work together for mutual benefit, hence the research unit seeks to offer internship programs for selected students doing research in investment or financial economics. Also, we seek to collaborate with other leading institutions which include but not limited to the following:

  • Institute of Statistical Social and Economic Research (ISSER), Ghana
  • Centre for Policy Analysis (CEPA), Ghana
  • Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), Ghana
  • Institute of Fiscal Studies, Ghana
  • PwC Business School, Ghana
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants, Ghana