|Jamaicans contribute $68 billion to pension plans
PENSION PLANS are big business. Combined, the monthly contributions of working Jamaicans have allowed the coffers of both public and private pension plans to grow to approximately J$68 billion or US$1.13 billion.
Continued liquidity in the J'can dollar fixed income market
THE Jamaican dollar fixed income market experienced relatively high liquidity levels this week.
Island Village redefines Caribbean retail shopping
AMIDST the hustle and bustle of Ocho Rios lies Island Village, the brainchild of entertainment mogul and hotelier Chris Blackwell.
BNS donates $5m to NCU Endowment Foundation
THE Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) Jamaica Limited has donated $5 million to the Northern Caribbean University (NCU) Endowment Foundation, which was launched recently (November 27) at the Hilton Kingston Hotel.
Scotiabank funds $28 m expansion of UHWI Accident and Emergency Unit
IN the past 3 years, numbers of accident and trauma patients have increased at an alarming rate, jumping almost 60 per cent in the past five years. This trend has further challenged an already burdened healthcare system.
Canadian J'can launches wireless business
A JAMAICAN hotelier living and working in Canada, has embarked on another venture to expand the range of services offered by his group of companies, the Dezano Group.
Is Carib Cement still a Jamaican company?
THE EDITOR, Sir: HAVING listened to the raging controversy with regards to the Carib Cement issue, I have finally decided to register my opinion. I must make a few observations before anything else.
The CET rate increase: Understanding our global interests
THE current debate over the government's decision to hike the tariffs on some non-agricultural imports, including cement, has brought to the fore some critical issues for consideration here in Jamaica, as well as the Caribbean.
DB&G switches focus to individual investors
ONE of the country's leading indigenous financial institutions Dehring, Bunting & Golding (DBG), has taken the decision to steer its business more toward individual investors and bolster its share capital.
Yuletide joy for Sherwin Williams
SHERWIN Williams (W.I.) Ltd., the manufacturer and distributor of automotive paint, decorative paint, furniture finishes and industrial maintenance coatings, is expecting a very merry Christmas.