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Companies and governments around the world on Wednesday counted the cost of a software epidemic that has disrupted ports, hospitals and banks.Ukraine, which was hardest hit and where the attack likely originated, said it had secured critical state...

The Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) offered for sale US$10 million in its pilot intervention and trading tool (B-FXITT) foreign exchange operation today. The BOJ received 41 bids valued at US$16.82 million from authorized dealers and cambios. The weighted...

Diverze Assets Inc, a holding company with ownership interest in Chukka Adventures, Tropical Battery and other Jamaican assets, has become the sixth investment for a regional fund under the control of Portland Private Equity (PPE).The Melville...

After a seven-year legal battle, European authorities came down hard on Google on Tuesday for taking advantage of its dominance in online searches to direct customers to its own businesses, fining the tech giant a record €2.42 billion (US$2.72...

In a scathing 64-page indictment, Brazil's top prosecutor described a scheming, arrogant and corrupt President Michel Temer who lined his pockets with illegal money while showing little regard for the office he represented.Whether Attorney General...

European Central Bank head Mario Draghi signalled the bank could trim back its stimulus efforts if the economy keeps strengthening, but said that any such move would be gradual and cautious.Draghi's said in a speech Tuesday at an ECB conference in...

QUESTION: I have a bit of a problem. I have been in the same entry level position for the past six years, almost seven, where I have acted as supervisor one time, and was in another department at another time. I have upgraded my skills as I hold a...

  The declining competitiveness of the Caribbean tourism model means that the Jamaica government should look to diversify from the all-inclusive model into new types, World Bank lead economist Phillip Schuler has suggested. At the same time,...

China's top economic official tried to quell fears surging debt might threaten growth, saying Tuesday financial risks are "generally under control" and Beijing can achieve this year's development targets.Speaking at a meeting of the World Economic...

Document company Productive Business Solutions (PBS) is going to on the market in an attempt to raise US$41.5 million from an offer of ordinary shares in the company as well as preference stock. In local currency terms, the offer is valued at...
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