Category: Business

Inflation Targeting an ‘Astoundingly Good Move’ – King

Executive Director of Caribbean Policy Research Institute, CARPI, Dr. Damien King, says inflation targeting is an “astoundingly good policy move” by the...

Bartlett Urges Entrepreneurs to Capitalize on Tourism Supply Chain

Tourism Minister, Ed Bartlett, is urging local businesses and other stakeholders to take greater advantage of the tourism market. He says while Jamaica is making record...

Govt Increases Fiscal Budget by $11bn

The Andrew Holness Administration has increased the budget for the current fiscal year by $11-billion. The government tabled the Second Supplementary Estimates for...

Holness Urges Jamaicans to Embrace Innovation & Risk

Prime Minister Andrew Holness is urging more Jamaicans not to be afraid to innovate and take business risks. Prime Minister Holness says Jamaicans have a comparative...

Co-Op Credit Union League Special Commission to Appoint BOJ Board

The Jamaica Cooperative Credit Union League (JCCUL) is calling for the appointment of board members for the Central Bank to be done through a special commission and not...

Jamaica to Host C’bean Hotel Investment Conference & Operations Summit

Jamaica has been selected to host the next Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operations Summit, scheduled for November 14-15 next year. Co-sponsors Apple Leisure...

NCB Upgrades 80% of ABMs with Enhanced Security Features

National Commercial Bank (NCB) has upgraded 80-percent of its ABM machines in its continued fight against fraud. The remaining 20-percent is scheduled for upgrading next...

First Regulated Casino to Open in 2020

Jamaica’s first regulated casino should be up and running by the start of 2020 but Jamaica will not be a casino destination. That was the pronouncement from Tourism...

Wigton Windfarm IPO Set for March 2019

The Wigton Windfarm initial public offering on the Jamaica Stock Exchange is expected to be listed in March 2019. That’s according to General Manager of...

Scotia Bank Sale of Insurance Operation to Sagicor to Result in Cheaper Rates

Scotia Bank says the sale of its insurance operations in two Caribbean countries, is to result in enhanced services at cheaper rates. In a statement yesterday, Scotia...