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The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index advanced on Monday with an advance/decline ratio of 37/31. The index moved up by 1,811.81 points or 0.38 per cent to close at 480,732.33. The JSE Main Market Index advanced by 2,384.71 points or 0.49...
President of the ICWI Group, Paul Lalor.

Insurance Company of the West Indies, ICWI, is planning its launch in a 10th market later this year. ICWI officially opened its ninth office in Dominica last month after the acquisition of the booker business of general insurance company First...

Everything Fresh Limited, EFresh, has scrapped the production of pork and its by-products at its newly acquired business, Meats Experts, citing negative returns from the slaughtering of pigs. EFresh, which has been in the business of food...

ADVISORY COLUMN: INSURANCE HELPLINE QUESTION: A family member was driving a European-made SUV recently when it suddenly accelerated. He said that he slowed down to negotiate a bend when the engine sped up. Because that was so unexpected, the...

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index continued its late week rally on Friday with an advance/decline ratio of 43/21. The index moved up by 2664.56 points or 0.56 per cent to close at 478,920.52. The JSE Main Market Index advanced by 2005...

It is anxious days for Jamaican shipping interests as the financial fallout from the trade disruptions and shipping decline caused by the outbreak of the COVID-19 disease reached an estimated US$350 million a week, as reported by global news...

Brokerage firms rate the TransJamaican Highway, TJH, initial public offering of shares as a buy, with expectations that the stock price will rise in the short term. That’s despite disclosures in the IPO prospectus indicating the toll operator was...

New Fortress Energy, NFE, has locked up a 10-year offtake agreement to procure natural gas from an unnamed supplier, which will fortify its inventory of LNG amid expansion into new markets. Under its new gas sourcing contract, New Fortress will...

P aramount Trading (Jamaica) Limited has sealed a manufacturing and private labelling services agreement with local fuel marketer Future Energy Source Company Limited, Fesco, for its line of lubricants. The $216-million deal runs for three years...

S panish hotel company Princess Hotels and Resorts Limited has signalled plans for a casino resort in Jamaica through a megaproject to be undertaken at Green Island in the parish of Hanover. The casino would augment its previously announced 2,000-...
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