Category: Business

‘Sing & Dance Your way Through Troubles’ IMF Chief Highlights Jamaica As Poster Child For Economic Reform

The International Monetary Fund is highlighting Jamaica as one of it’s poster children of economic reform. New IMF Managing Director, Kristalina Georgieva, praised...

JMD Drops To $139 To $US1 Even As BOJ Pumps $US30 In Forex Market

The Jamaican dollar continued its slide against the US dollar, now nearing $J139 to $US1. The local currency lost another 51 cents on Friday, to sell for an average...

Consumer Confidence Drops To 2-year Low As Business Confidence Continues Decline

For the first time in almost two years, the country has recorded a decline in consumer confidence. After reaching historic highs in the first quarter of 2019, business...

TransJamaican Highway To Become Largest IPO in J’Can History

The public is being advised to get ready for the largest Initial Public Offer, IPO, in Jamaica’s history. The government is preparing to list TransJamaican Highway...

OUR Reviewing Integrated Resource Plan – PM

Prime Minister Holness says the much anticipated Integrated Resource Plan, IRP, has been completed and is currently being reviewed by the Office of Utilities Regulation,...

IDB To Help BMCs With Debt Management

The Inter-American Development Bank, IDB says it’s exploring measures through which regional territories with which it has funding agreements can be assisted to...

Edmund Bartlett

Jamaica Poised To Bounce Back From Thomas Cook Collapse – Bartlett

Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett, says Jamaica’s tourism industry is poised to bounce back from the loss of revenue associated with the closure of tour operator,...

John Jackson Resigns From DBJ Board

Financial analyst and businessman, John Jackson, says he’s resigned from the board of the Development Bank of Jamaica, DBJ due to issues raised in the public over...

Principals Call on Authorities to Make Investment Easier

Two principals of the newly-listed QWI Investments are calling on the authorities to make it easier for the small man to invest on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, JSE. QWI...

QWI Investments Push Value of Stock Exchange to Over $2-Trillion

QWI Investments this morning became the fifth company to list on the main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange. The company raised $1.1-billion in its Initial Public...