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The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index closed Thursday marginally regaining lost ground. The slow trading session ended with an advance/decline ratio of 39/39. The JSE Combined Index advanced by 27.57 points or 0.01 per cent to close at...
Chairman of the US Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell.

United States Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell told Congress on Wednesday that the central bank will not start raising interest rates until it believes its goals on maximum employment and inflation have been reached. Powell also warned that...
Minister of Housing, Urban Renewal, Environment and Climate Change, Pearnel Charles Jr.

For months, Jamaican manufacturers watched as non-biodegradable plastics entered the market and grew in volume, even while they were still counting the cost of the ban on single-use plastic packaging and styrofoam containers. They had ceded space...

Puerto Rico’s governor announced Tuesday that a federal control board reached a key deal that would reduce the United States territory’s overall debt by nearly 80 per cent, but that his administration is rejecting it because it would require cuts...

ADVERTORIAL: MC SYSTEMS With the adoption of more digital channels, experts in technology and the business sector are of the view that more businesses and persons will be forced to enter the formal economy. “The coronavirus pandemic has pushed...

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index closed Tuesday losing ground marginally. The moderately active trading ended with an advance/decline ratio of 42/43. The JSE Combined Index declined by 35.74 points or 0.01 per cent to close at 392,...

Microsoft is teaming up with European publishers to push for a system to make big tech platforms pay for news, raising the stakes in the brewing battle led by Australia to get Google and Facebook to pay for journalism. The Seattle tech giant and...

The Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) continues to signal confidence in the country’s financial system, and its resilience throughout the ongoing health crisis, but is keeping watch on the health and strength of the loan books in the banking system. Large...

Supreme Ventures Limited, SVL, expected its lottery ticket sales to dip at the entry of two new players this month. Instead, it is claiming that sales jumped since the entry of Mahoe Gaming Enterprises Limited and Goodwill Gaming Enterprises...

Salada Foods Jamaica Limited suffered a more than one-fifth fall in revenue in the December quarter but still came out ahead in profit. Earnings rose 142 per cent to $13 million at the bottom line, which the coffee processing company is attributing...
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