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Stories by Neville Graham

Published:Tuesday | September 26, 2017 | 9:00 PMNeville Graham

Finance and Planning Minister Audley Shaw is calling for a halt to recent speculative pressures on the Jamaican dollar. He says the recent depreciation in the value of the currency is unwarranted, especially in light of availability. He says there...

Published:Saturday | September 23, 2017 | 9:00 AMNeville Graham

Those who missed the Jamaica Karting Association Meet 6 at the Palisadoes Raceway on Sunday will rue the chance they had to see everything from persistence to dominance tokeen rivalry.The biggest winner for the day was young Justin Donaldson in...

Published:Wednesday | September 20, 2017 | 9:00 AMNeville Graham

RJRGLEANER Communications Group CEO Gary Allen aims to double returns in five years and has laid out a growth strategy underpinned by business diversification, new partnerships and potential acquisitions to achieve that goal.The media group, whose...

Published:Friday | September 15, 2017 | 9:00 AMNeville Graham

Wisynco Group Limited will today unveil a rebuilt complex that is nearly 50 per cent bigger, and will soon sport a new beverage plant and cold storage facility...

Published:Thursday | September 14, 2017 | 9:43 AMNeville Graham

Backed by more than 200 distributors and 15 H&L Agro locations, Sapphire Agriculture Jamaica is muscling its way into the local fertilizer market, having launched its full product line at the Spanish Town Road, Kingston headquarters of H...

Published:Wednesday | September 13, 2017 | 9:00 AMNeville Graham

Carreras is now more careful about how it deploys its marketing dollars to protect sales volume and hold on to its customers, who tend to migrate with every tax assault on cigarettes.In one of the most dramatic quarters for the cigarette trader in...

Published:Friday | September 8, 2017 | 9:00 AMNeville Graham

Distributors of construction materials are rallying around each other following at least seven incidents of fraud against hardware stores and traders perpetuated by a...

Published:Wednesday | September 6, 2017 | 9:35 PMNeville Graham

Carreras shareholders on record as at September 21, 2017 will benefit from a 10-for-one stock split. Shareholders voting at the company’s annual general meeting today approved an August 8 board resolution. Board chairman, Oliver Holmes...

Published:Sunday | September 3, 2017 | 9:00 AMNeville Graham

The Bank of Jamaica, BOJ, agreed to a new bill for the credit union sector after legislative drafters of regulations to police the group highlighted prospective clashes with current law, but is holding to an early 2018 timeline to wrap up the...

Published:Friday | September 1, 2017 | 9:00 AMNeville Graham

The reform of the credit union market has taken a new turn with regulators having agreed that the movement needs to be codified under its own statute.It comes 18 years into...

Published:Friday | September 1, 2017 | 9:00 AMNeville Graham

A new outfit has joined the crowded micro-finance market with financial backing from NCB Capital Markets Limited, which owns half of the business.Mundo Finance, which...

Published:Friday | August 18, 2017 | 8:00 AMNeville Graham

Evan Williams plans to open a new Redbones Blues Cafe at the R, an ongoing development on the cusp of New Kingston on which he is partnering with Joe Bogdanovich.The property is being...

Published:Sunday | August 13, 2017 | 8:19 AMNeville Graham

​There is a big push to transform Duke Street in Kingston to a financial and legal business district, a project coordinated by Blossom O’Meally-Nelson. Private sector interests have come together to execute a six-point plan to improve the...

Published:Friday | August 11, 2017 | 8:52 AMNeville Graham

Cigarette distributor Carreras Limited recently installed a new corporate governance committee whose first order of business was a reframing of the company’s constitution, which was originally written the same year Jamaica gained independence...

Published:Friday | August 11, 2017 | 8:03 AMNeville Graham

Auto dealer Jetcon Corporation Limited posted another quarter of growth in revenues and profit, exceeding even its own expectations, according to Managing Director Andrew Jackson.For...

Published:Wednesday | August 9, 2017 | 8:00 AMNeville Graham

Career banker Audrey Tugwell-Henry returns to Scotiabank on September 4 as executive vice-president for Retail Banking, Caribbean North and Central.The banker will take up the position almost immediately after her resignation takes effect at the...

Published:Saturday | August 5, 2017 | 8:00 AMNeville Graham

After fifteen years on the world stage, it is hard to think of sprint legend Usain Bolt doing anything but track and field athletics. Bolt says he will retire after London and, taken at his word, the question is: What next?Bolt can play for a while...

Published:Friday | August 4, 2017 | 8:00 AMNeville Graham

Paramount Trading Jamaica's profit slipped nearly forty two per cent in its last financial year, which Managing Director Hugh Graham linked to...

Published:Wednesday | August 2, 2017 | 8:00 AMNeville Graham

The acquisition of the regional assets of Berger Paints by Trinidadian conglomerate ANSA McAL wrapped up last Friday, and already, the boss of the Jamaica operation is off the board, and appears packing up his desk to make way for his replacement....

Published:Sunday | July 30, 2017 | 7:00 AMNeville Graham

Food and Financial conglomerate GraceKennedy (GK) took an expected hit to its bottom line, posting a second quarter of 19.1 per cent decrease in profitability.Net profit for the period ending June 2017 stood at $2.2 billion, representing a decrease...

Published:Friday | July 28, 2017 | 7:00 AMNeville Graham

Jamaican Teas Limited is backing away from plans to transform the old Kingston Industrial Works (KIW) complex into public warehousing.In a market filing, the beverage...

Published:Friday | July 28, 2017 | 7:00 AMNeville Graham

First Heritage Co-operative Credit Union (FHC) is reporting a net surplus of $36.3 million at half-year, which erased losses in the same period a year ago, in a...

Published:Friday | July 28, 2017 | 7:00 AMNeville Graham

United States distributor Iberia Foods is now among the top 10 shareholders of Jamaican Teas, a company listed on the junior market of the Jamaica Stock...

Published:Wednesday | July 26, 2017 | 7:00 AMNeville Graham

By Friday, the first of at least three RadioShack stores in Jamaica will open in Mandeville.The electronics stores will be operator by Unicomer Jamaica, the same company that manages the Courts furniture chain,...

Published:Tuesday | July 25, 2017 | 7:00 AMNeville Graham

Records fell amid brutal performance at NDRC Full Throttle 3 at Vernamfield, Clarendon, on Sunday. Star of the day Neville 'Chuku' Hogg, in his beastly Toyota Supra, smashed his own record twice doing 8.657 and then 8.619 over the quarter mile,...

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