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The fight for local cement market share is about to get more intense.That's if the Haiti-based Gilbert Bigio Group, GB, follows through on a plan to build out a stronger footprint in Jamaica by...

Luxury bus company Knutsford Express Services Limited, which trades under the symbol KEX, is looking to the luxury and corporate market to boost earnings, atop the double-digit profit growth it...

Kingston Wharves Limited has decided to foot the cost of a customs bond for importers of full container loads, including freight-forwarders, who want to...

THE EDITOR, Sirs:I write with reference to your published article 'Judge's retirement nullifies $29b lawsuit: Richard Lake Case against NCB to be tried again' in last Friday's issue of the Financial Gleaner.Your article is...

A protest by tens of thousands of people across Haiti turned violent Wednesday as anger grows over the alleged misuse of funds from an oil assistance programme sponsored by Venezuela.Gunshots rang out while protesters threw rocks, blocked roads and...

  Microfinancing company Access Financial Services Limited is buying a consumer finance firm in Florida, United States, but is holding back on the details of the transaction until the deal receives regulatory approval.  The transaction is...

Local coffee exporters returned from Japan this month without any indication of pricing or deals from the large trading importers, which puts the US$25 million industry at a near standstill at least until Christmas.At the same time, the sector is...

Facey Group is offering up nearly 92 million of the shares it holds in Seprod Limited for sale to stock market investors, but will retain a 17 per cent stake in the company.Both entities are members of the privately held Musson Jamaica conglomerate....

High on the agenda of the umbrella Jamaica Bankers Association, JBA, now led by president David Noel, is pressing the Government for banks to pay less tax.So is growing the number of 'banked' Jamaicans from the current estimate of 30 per cent.All...

Airport operator Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico, GAP, announced plans to invest US$60 million in the first three years of operating the Norman Manley International Airport, NMIA, according to stock market filings.Additionally, the Mexican company...
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