| 'Foreign exchange to blame' - ... for miscalculation of the national debt -
THE MINISTRY of Finance has cited exchange rate shifts as a primary reason for its miscalculation on how much the national debt would have grown in the latter half of the fiscal year, but its explanation does not gel with the facts.
Does good corporate governance impact company bottom-line?
THIS ARTICLE is in direct response to the concerns of those who require greater corporate governance from corporations throughout the world.
National dialogue needed - Only partnership will take Jamaica forward in these challenging times
Only partnership will take Jamaica forward in these challenging times DIALOGUE IS important for partnership. We believe it is imperative that the nation enters into dialogue about the challenges which face us all.
Revision of returns - Late filing of declaration of estimated income tax and income tax returns
IN KEEPING with the government's thrust to take additional tax measures for fiscal year 2002/2003...
Investing in bonds - Mixed fortunes for developing countries
DEVELOPMENTS IN the United States bond and equity markets continue to confound the expectations of both investors and economists, as we get further into the year 2003.
What is a reasonable Level of NIR for Ja?
TWO MACRO-ECONOMIC areas of prominence that the country will have to decide on in the context of priorities, is what is a tolerable level of debt service and, what is a tolerable level of Net International Reserves (NIR).
Mervyn Eyre takes Fujitsu to new heights
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY powerhouse, Fujitsu, which operates in the Caribbean, is the world's third largest IT services company, operating, implementing, managing and supporting infrastructures behind the Internet society.
Massive NCB profit hike
PRE-TAX PROFIT at National Commercial Bank (NCB) soared by 130.6 per cent to $452 million in its 2003 first quarter, according to its recently released results.