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The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) combined index advanced on Friday with an advance/decline ratio of 34/32. The index moved up by 2,281.48 points or 0.63 per cent to close at 365,814.95. The JSE Main Market Index advanced by 2,608.75 points or...
Jacinth Hall-Tracey, managing director of Lasco Financial Services Limited.

Lasco Financial Services Limited, LFSL, has hand-picked a few business operators from within the micro, small and medium-sized sector for a test run of a new tech-driven cashless business model system, designed especially, but not exclusively, for...
Paul B. Scott, chairman of Productive Business Solutions Limited.

Productive Business Solutions, PBS, which sells printers, scanners and security devices, continues to shift towards technology services, with contracts from a major American retailer to add internet connectivity to supermarkets in five countries...

When US Federal Reserve Chair Jay Powell delivered his major speech at the Jackson Hole conference of central bankers last month, setting out the results of a year-long review of the Fed’s monetary policy framework, he had stars in his eyes. Not...

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) combined index advanced on Thursday with an advance/decline ratio of 41/29. The index moved up by 1,263.18 points or 0.35 per cent to close at 363,533.47. The JSE Main Market Index advanced by 1,078.27 points...

The United States Federal Reserve expects to keep its benchmark interest rate pegged near zero at least through 2023 as it strives to accelerate economic growth and drive down the unemployment rate. The central bank also said Wednesday that it will...

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) combined index declined on Wednesday with an advance/decline ratio of 29/37. The index moved down by 3,357.11 points or 0.92 per cent to close at 362,270.29. The JSE Main Market Index declined by 3,312.47...

Petroleum marketing company Yaadman is expanding into its own brand of service stations after a foray into liquid petroleum gas, LPG. CEO and co-founder of the company Miguel Smith Jr says he wants to set up five service stations across Jamaica....

Energy storage company Tropical Battery is seeking $325 million of equity from the market in an initial public offering of shares priced at $1 per unit. The transaction as structured would reduce the Melville family stake in the 70-year-old company...

Soap maker Blue Power Group has seen a rise in sales as a result of the higher importance placed on cleanliness amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The company also announced that its export sales doubled due to the addition of large US retail chain...
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