Category: Business

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Oil Dips Below $45

Oil prices have languished below USD$45 a barrel for the first time this year. This is indicating that efforts by OPEC and 10 other oil-producing countries to cut their...

World Bank Country Strategy to be Extended

Jamaica’s World Bank Country Strategy, which focuses on strengthening the conditions that facilitate economic growth, is being extended for another two years. Country...

Jamaica Stock Exchange

Major Shareholders of Derrimon and CP Sell Significant Portions of their Holdings

There was some heavy connected party trading last week on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange. Major shareholders of Derrimon Trading Company and Caribbean...

Access Financial

Access Financial Acquires Micro Credit Ltd

CEO of Access Financial Services Limited, Marcus James has announced the successful acquisition of the loan portfolio, fixed assets and trade name of Micro Credit...

Jetcon IPO

JetCon Success Underscores Need for Investment Education

Chairman of Jetcon Corporation, John Jackson says the successful performance of the company and other newer businesses indicates the need for an intervention by the...

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Proven Investments Seeks to Raise $2bn on Capital Markets

Proven Investments Limited has gone to the capital markets to raise over $2-billion in funding for upcoming acquisition opportunities, expansion plans and strengthening...

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Employment Numbers Edge Upwards

The country’s employment rate has improved marginally. That’s according to the latest information from the Labour Force survey provided by the Planning...

JAMPRO

JAMPRO Caribbean Market Mission Shines Light on 18 Companies

Eighteen Jamaican companies are set to benefit from the promotion of their products in three countries over a two-week period under Jamaica Promotions Corporation’s...

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Consumer Confidence Falls

Consumer Confidence fell to its lowest level in the past year. That’s among the findings of the Business and Consumer Confidence survey for the first quarter of...

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Knutsford Express Shareholders Okay 5:1 Stock Split

Shareholders of Knutsford Express have given the approval to have the ordinary shares of the company subdivided into a five-to-one stock split. This is expected to...