Category: Business

Clarke Urges Businesses To Embrace Technology

Finance Minister, Dr. Nigel Clarke, is urging businesses to embrace technology as a means to boost Jamaica’s competitiveness and productivity. Dr. Clarke used the...

Richard Powell Named Chairman of Tourism Workers’ Pension Scheme

Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, has named retired banking and insurance executive, Richard Powell, as Chairman of the soon to be created Tourism Workers’...

EXIM Bank Offical Says Lack Of Funding Preventing J’can Products From Reaching Cuba

The Cuban market represents a lucrative opportunity for Jamaica.

Recent Bond Transaction To Save Jamaica $2.5 billion Annually In Interest Costs

The country is expected to save $2.5 billion in interest costs annually as a result of a recent set of transactions by the government. That’s according to a...

$11 Billion Lakes Pen Agri Project Will Boost Local Economy – Vaz

Investment Minister, Daryl Vaz, says the $11-billion dollar agricultural project in Lakes Pen, St. Catherine which was announced yesterday augurs well for the...

Christine Lagarde Praises Jamaica As SBA Concludes

Former IMF Managing Director, Christine Lagarde, is congratulating Jamaica for what she’s describing as the incredible gains during the island’s completion...

Main Event Entertainment Group Reports 28% Growth In Revenues

Main Event Entertainment Group is reporting 28% growth in revenues for the nine months ended July 31, 2019, compared to the corresponding period last year. Revenues rose...

Money Masters Launches Equity Fund Targeting SMEs

Wealth management experts, Money Masters, has launched its third fund as it continues its push towards helping the growth of small and medium enterprise in Jamaica In a...

New Investment Firm Seeks To Raise $787-Million Through IPO

A new investment firm, QWI, is seeking to raise $787-million through an Initial Public offering, IPO. If successful, QWI would be the fifth company to list on the main...

PCJ Confirms 3rd Onshore Live Oil Seep

The Petroleum of Corporation, PCJ, has confirmed the island’s third onshore live oil seep. PCJ says tests by two separate independent laboratories have confirmed...