|Chinese vehicles gaining market acceptance in Jamaica
AS A a new addition to Jamaica's motor vehicle population, Chinese vans and cars offer motorists a value proposition. With their price edge, familiar appearance and features, that proposition is starting to make an impression...
André Gordon takes leave
PRESIDENT OF the Jamaica Exporters Association, (JEA) Dr. André Gordon, said Wednesday that he will be stepping down as president of the organisation for a 30-day period with immediate effect.
Economic developments and activities... this week in our past
BANKING February 10, 1978: Patrick Lynch, son of former permanent secretary Basil Lynch and his wife Rose, was appointed general manager of the Jamaica Citizens Bank. Lynch had been the bank's deputy manager since 1975.
Lenworth Tracey shows what grit and ability can achieve
WITH HIS eyes set on another traditional profession, the successful career banker that Lenworth Tracey is, almost never happened. "My first thought when I was going to university is that I wanted to do the law," said the general manager...
CVM TV readies to list on Jamaica Stock Exchange
THERE ARE definite plans to list the CVM Television Limited on the Jamaica Stock Exchange within a 12-month period or less says chairman of the parent company, CVM Communications Group, Neville Blythe.
Looking for a unified Caribbean currency in 2006
THE CSM was officially signed off last week, with the larger six Caribbean territories coming immediately aboard and the remaining ones making pledges to join in six months. While I believe that regional development is the only way to go forward...
DB&G unveils Caribbean strategy
ON THE HEELS of opening a branch in the twin island republic of Trinidad & Tobago, Dehring, Bunting & Golding (DB&G) is deepening its presence in the Caribbean.
John Jackson upbeat on stocks
"SALE ON now! Share prices rolled back to 2003 levels. Get as much as 50 per cent off while stocks last." This was the opening salvo by financial analyst John Jackson's presentation at The Ruins in Ocho Rios on Tuesday.
Corporate results are improving
GOODYEAR AND Courts Jamaica reported favourable corporate earnings this week. Despite the downturn in the local retail sector, profits at Goodyear spiked 87.2 per cent in the final quarter to end a very successful financial year...