Category: Business

Govt to Introduce Credit Ratings for Local Securities

Investors on the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) will soon have more information to help them decide which stocks are riskiest. Finance Minister, Dr. Nigel Clarke, says the...

Govt to Loosen Restrictions Governing Pension Funds

Finance Minister, Dr. Nigel Clarke, says the government plans to loosen the restrictions on what pension funds can invest in. Earlier this week, President of Money...

Supreme Ventures Reports $46m in year-to-date Revenues

Supreme Ventures is reporting revenues of over $46-billion for the nine months ended September 30. This represents an increase of 12-percent over the corresponding...

BOJ Governor Welcomes Move to Make Central Bank Independent

Governor of the Bank of Jamaica, Brian Wynter, is welcoming the tabling of legislation to make the central bank independent of the political directorate. Governor Wynter...

Tourism Visitor Arrivals Up 5%

The tourism industry is continuing it’s strong performance with visitor arrivals up about 5 percent so far this year, when compared to the similar period last...

‘Get Used to Positive & Stable Economy’ – Duncan

Co-chair of the Economic Programme Oversight Committee, Keith Duncan, says Jamaicans should get used to having a stable and positive economy. Mr. Duncan says with the...

Shaw Urges Microfinanciers to Lower Interest Rates for MSMEs

Industry and Commerce Minister, Audley Shaw, is appealing for microfinance institutions to lower interest rates on loans for small business owners. He’s...

Facey Group Prospectus for Seprod Shares

The Facey Group has issued its prospectus inviting applications to purchase almost 92-million ordinary shares in the capital of The Seprod Group. The shares are to be...

Business Community Less Worried about Crime

Fewer business persons listed crime and violence as their main concern in the third quarter of this calendar year, compared to the previous quarter from April to June...

PanJam Investments Acquires 25% Stake in Williams Offices

PanJam Investment has acquired a 25-percent stake in Williams Offices. Williams Offices, which is the Franchise Partner of Regus in the Caribbean, was established in...