|Financial Services Commission (FSC) hits back at editorial on Dyoll
THE EDITOR, Sir: WE WRITE in response to your editorial of January 26, 2006 entitled "A misguided act". Your editorial, which lacked factual basis and was devoid of legal content, branded the Financial Services Commission...
St Mary and St Ann credit unions merge
THE ST. MARY Cooperative Credit Union and its neighbouring St. Ann Cooperative Credit Union have merged, the first time in the 60-year history of the credit union movement that two parish credit unions have done so.
JAMPRO, EU deepen ties to improve local competitiveness
THE JAMAICA Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) has created a new division, Corporate Finance Broker (CFB) unit. It will offer financial assistance to all Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) participating in the Private Sector Development Programme (PSDP).
US savings rate at lowest level since 1933
WASHINGTON (AP): AMERICANS' PERSONAL savings rate dipped into negative territory in 2005, something that hasn't happened since the Great Depression. Consumers depleted their savings to finance the purchases of cars and other big-ticket items.
Exxon sees record profits for any US Co
DALLAS (AP): EXXON MOBIL Corp. posted record profits for any United States company on Monday - US$10.71 billion for the fourth quarter and US$36.13 billion for the year - as the world's biggest publicly traded oil company...