Finance Minister Promises Key Features of Jr Stock Exchange will Remain

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Finance Minister, Dr. Peter Phillips, says key components of the Junior Stock exchange will remain in existence despite changes which are to be announced in the budget debate in April.

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Dr. Phillips was responding to questions from Opposition Spokesman on Finance, Audley Shaw, during today’s sitting of Parliament’s Standing Finance committee.

Mr. Shaw has been insisted that the Government should not abandon the Junior Stock Exchange incentive regime.

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Dr. Peter Phillips, Finance Minister and before him Opposition Spokesman on Finance, Audley Shaw.

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