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Stories by Steven Jackson

Published:Friday | December 18, 2015 | 12:00 AMSteven Jackson

Managed information technology services firm tTech Limited raised $50.2 million in one minute in its initial public offering (IPO), the first for a company of its nature on the junior market of the Jamaica Stock...

Published:Friday | December 18, 2015 | 12:00 AMSteven Jackson

The Government and private-sector employers need to make pay data more transparent in order to get women on par with their male counterparts, according...

Published:Friday | December 18, 2015 | 12:00 AMSteven Jackson

The Urban Development Corporation (UDC) said it received no bids from potential investors for the purchase of Seaside at Rose Hall, a 23-acre beachfront property in St James for which...

Published:Wednesday | December 16, 2015 | 12:01 AMSteven Jackson

Large hardware supplier, Arc Systems Limited, will bid to acquire the Government of Jamaica's nearly 43 per cent stake in KIW Limited, which operates a warehouse on Spanish Town Road in Kingston.The disposal is part of the ongoing programme of...

Published:Wednesday | December 16, 2015 | 12:01 AMSteven Jackson

Jamaica coffee prices are at an all-time high, yet the industry's earnings are at an all-time low.This apparent contradiction led the IFC, the financing arm of the World Bank, to embark on a technical support project worth over US$560,000 ($67...

Published:Wednesday | December 16, 2015 | 12:00 AMSteven Jackson

MBJ Airport Limited, which operates the Sangster International Airport, expects to receive a bump in arrivals this winter season, based on a new route from United States carrier American Airlines, which will open up arrivals from as far as Asia....

Published:Wednesday | December 9, 2015 | 12:00 AMSteven Jackson

Women in Jamaica earn 60 per cent of their male counterparts' pay, which, alongside other disparities, has contributed to the country's fall in the rankings to 65 in the Global Gender Gap Report 2015.For every $100 made by a man in Jamaica, a woman...

Published:Sunday | December 6, 2015 | 12:00 AMSteven Jackson

Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) claims that switching all its low-consuming users to prepaid meters would increase the risk profile of the utility provider, and secondly, cost it hundreds of millions in lost non-fuel revenue annually - an...

Published:Friday | December 4, 2015 | 12:00 AMSteven Jackson

Heineken has surpassed the hurdle of owning more than four-fifths of the total shareholding in brewery Desnoes & Geddes (D&G), which trades.....

Published:Friday | December 4, 2015 | 12:00 AMSteven Jackson

Scotia Group Jamaica (SGJ) earned $10.1 billion in net profit for its October 2015 year end, or 6.3 per cent less than a year ago, despite a strong...

Published:Wednesday | December 2, 2015 | 12:00 AMSteven Jackson

Marley Coffee shares are recovering from a mid-November dip amid charges laid by United States authorities against its former Chief Executive Officer Shane Whittle.Marley Coffee is listed as Jammin Java and operates under the chairmanship of Rohan...

Published:Wednesday | December 2, 2015 | 12:00 AMSteven Jackson

Scotiabank Jamaica increased fees on key customer accounts, effective December 1, in a move which, on the surface, seeks to increase ebbing revenues at the financial conglomerate.Eleven accounts saw changes in either monthly fees, non-chargeable...

Published:Wednesday | December 2, 2015 | 12:00 AMSteven Jackson

Netherlands-based Trafigura Beheer Limited won six spot order agreements to supply billions of dollars in fuel to Petrojam for the first half of 2015 or twice the number in 2014, which appears to mark a heightened re-engagement with Jamaica,...

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