|More protection for savers, investors: FSC explores JDIC-type arrangement for securities sector: Little-known compensation fund at JSE
Jamaica Deposit Insurance Corporation (JDIC), the agency that offers backing to savers, and the Financial Services Commission (FSC), watchdog over the...
Bank Of Jamaica rate hike is no surprise
The Bank of Jamaica (BOJ), in a not-so-surprising move to the market, has increased interest rates in the face of increased pressure on the foreign-exchange rate, with financial institutions increasing their demand for the currency to maintain their margin accounts.
Jamaica Money Market Brokers (JMMB) gets a permanent home
Jamaica Money Market Brokers (JMMB) has relocated its operations in Mandeville to its own premises at Ward Street, developed for $59 million.
Customs to go paperless: Special arrangements for barrel clients
The Customs Department is to go paperless within the next 18 to 24 months, a transformation that Commissioner Danville Walker says will save $40 million per year.
JN Money, COK to partner on money transfers
COK Cooperative Credit Union Limited is to become a distribution agent for Jamaica National Money Service (JNMS), but consummation of the deal struck between the two is pending approval of a remittance licence for COK by the central bank.
The power of money is gone: Battling inflation through diversification
Samuel Howe, a 38-year-old used-car salesman from St Catherine, is distressed.
Apple updates MacBook, now cheaper and smaller
Apple Inc touched up its line of laptop computers Tuesday with a minimal nod to the economic turmoil that might push consumers to be more frugal this holiday shopping season.
Two Caribbeans emerge at EPA signing
After months of argument and eleventh-hour confusion, the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between Europe and Cariforum was signed in Barbados on October 15.
Jamaican stocks lose value Friday, but up for the week - Dows performance similar
The Jamaican stock exchange plunged another 1,144 points on Friday, but the 1.2 per cent loss was not enough to erase all the gains made over the course of last week.