Category: Business

Half of Jamaican Businesses Expecting a More Profitable 2018

Almost half of all businesses say they expect to be much more profitable this year than last year. That’s according to the latest Business and Consumer Confidence...

Economy Ends 2017 with 5.2% Inflation

Jamaica ended the calendar year 2017 with inflation at 5.2-percent. That’s according to the Consumer Price Index Bulletin, released yesterday by the Statistical...

Small Coins to be Demonetized February 15

The Bank of Jamaica will officially demonetize one, ten and 25 cents coins on February 15. That’s according to an advisory from the BOJ which was issued to...

Jamaica & Mexico to Sign MOU on Multi-Destination Marketing

Jamaica and Mexico will be signing a Memorandum of Understanding, MOU, to concretize a multi-destination marketing arrangement, in Madrid, Spain tomorrow. This is an...

JMD Appreciation will Improve Standard of Living

Economist Dr. Damien King says the current appreciation of the Jamaican dollar will improve the standard of living in the country. The Jamaican dollar started...

WISYNCO Submits Q4 Unaudited Financials

WISYNCO has advised that the Company has opted to submit its unaudited financial statements for the fourth quarter within 45 days of the financial year end and audited...

Economy Grows by 0.8% in Q4 2017

The Jamaican economy grew by 0.8-percent for the third quarter of 2017 when compared to the corresponding quarter in 2016. When compared with the second quarter of 2017,...

JMD Ends 2017 Strong

The Jamaican dollar ended the year stronger than it started. It’s one of only a handful of times this has happened in the country’s history. The Jamaican...

Wisynco Prepares to Enlist following Record-Breaking IPO

The Wisynco Group Limited stock is scheduled to list on the Jamaica Stock Exchange’s Main Market tomorrow following the close of its record-setting Initial Public...

Jamaicans Increase Cashless Transactions for Christmas Shopping

Jamaicans made more electronic payments this Christmas season than in previous years. That’s according to the Bank of Jamaica, BOJ, which is reporting slower...