Finance Minister, Audley Shaw has disclosed that the Bank of Jamaica, BOJ, today moved to make what he describes as a minimal intervention in the market in light of the recent increased rate of depreciation of the local currency.

Mr. Shaw told our news center that he’s to receive soon a report from the Governor of the BOJ, Bryan Wynter.

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Audley Shaw, Finance Minister responding this afternoon to Nationwide’s Abka Fitz-Henley during a media conference held this afternoon at the Finance Ministry’s Heroes Circle Headquarters.

The dollar ended trading yesterday selling at 1-hundred-and-25-dollars-33-cents to the US-dollar.

At the end of February, it was trading at 1-hundred-and-21-dollars.