| Credit unions intensify lobby against $20m capital requirement
The new $20 million capital requirement that regulators plan to impose on new credit unions continues to irk the movement, which Friday intensified its lobby with a press conference as the expected year end tabling of the bill approaches.
Loans capped at $5m under Gov't billion-dollar fund
The billion-dollar loan scheme, created by by Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller from a drawdown on the National Insurance Fund (NIF), will offer loans of up to $5 million to debtors who, once acquiring the funds, will pay no more than 10 per cent inte
Digicel buys UMobile
Digicel Group, has acquired the Guyanese mobile operator U Mobile, from Trans World Telecommunications.
Three board resignations at Courts Jamaica Ltd
Courts Jamaica Limited has advised the Jamaica Stock Exchange of three resignations from its board of directors, but says the three who are employed by the company would remain in their jobs.
Latin America, Caribbean back Panama for UN Security Council seat
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters): Latin American and Caribbean nations unanimously endorsed Panama on Friday as their candidate for a two-year U.N. Security Council seat after weeks of deadlock between Venezuela and US-backed Guatemala.
The many ways your identity can be stolen
This following is a presentation by fraud investigator Deputy Superintendent of Police Fitz Bailey, at a COK forum on 'Confronting Identity Theft: The Changing Nature of Financial Security',..
Segregated funds popular pension investment vehicles
The segregated fund is the most popular investment vehicle for pension funds in Jamaica.
DB&G faces income growth limits
Dehring, Bunting & Golding Limited released earnings on Friday for its July-September second quarter of 61.95 cents per share, compared to earnings per share of 48.51 cents, an increase of 13 cents ..
Beating the 'nickel and dime' insurance game
Question: I buy motor insurance through a broker. I have done so for at least 10 years.