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The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index closed Wednesday continuing its winning streak. Once again, a slow trading session ended with an advance/decline ratio of 35/34. The JSE Combined Index advanced by 2,716.22 points or 0.69 per cent to...
Bank of Jamaica, Nethersole Place, Kingston.

While Jamaica’s financial system received a passing grade from the most recent report that gave it a health check, two banks and a securities dealer were said to have breached their minimum regulatory markers when hypothetical but possible adverse...
Chairman and CEO of Dolphin Cove Limited, Stafford Burrowes.

Dolphin Cove is starting a shift in customer traffic back towards more foreign visitors, but is still far from a full recovery of the most lucrative segment of its market. The company has been mostly reliant on locals for business since the COVID...

It is a simple question, but most people do not understand what it means. So, let us look at some basic information insurance companies need in order to evaluate whether you are approved, rated or declined for your first or subsequent policies. In...

Microsoft, on an accelerated growth push, is buying speech recognition company Nuance in a deal worth about US$16 billion. The acquisition will get Microsoft deeper into hospitals and the health care industry through Nuance’s widely used medical...

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index closed Monday on a losing note, declining marginally. The slow trading ended with an advance/decline ratio of 21/47. The JSE Combined Index declined by 2,081.52 points or 0.53 per cent to close at...

Medicinal hemp producer Virtudes and Jamaican luxury skincare company Morgan’s Creek inked a partnership agreement that sees Virtudes becoming the main supplier of distilled cannabidiol, CBD, to the beauty brand. Morgan’s Creek recently moved into...

The Bank of Jamaica, BOJ, has again raised concerns about the LUMI, a largely concept currency issued by the African Kingdom that circulates in both physical and digital format. “Specifically, the ‘AKL LUMI’, which is purported to be currency and...

Recognising that one of the greatest risks to the planned roll-out of the central bank digital currency, CBDC, is lack of interest and therefore, slow or no take-up by the public, the Bank of Jamaica, BOJ, is seeking to give assurances that the...

An interim receiver has been appointed by the courts over some Venezuelan assets in Jamaica at the request of ConocoPhillips as part of a long-running, multi-jurisdictional bid by the American oil giant to get compensation for the expropriation of...
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