NCB hits half-trillion dollar mark - To pay $1.1b in dividends

The complex interaction of growing assets, new asset taxes and the application of new accounting rules resulted in a reduction in first-quarter profit for National Commercial Bank Jamaica (NCB), according to the banking group's finance head.

Pengelley: Jamaica should weigh value of Chinese investments

Brian Pengelley, president of the Jamaica Manufacturers' Association (JMA), says Jamaica may not be getting the best value from investments being pumped into the country through the massive inflow of Chinese investments.

Paulwell committed to making Jamaica a world leader in ganja

Minister of Science and Technology, Energy and Mining Phillip Paulwell says the Government is committed to making Jamaica a world leader in the exploitation of the economic value of ganja derivatives.

Applying for early retirement

I am turning 56 this year and would like to apply for early retirement, but I'm not sure how to go about the process.

Are insurance consumers being treated fairly? (Part 2)

Are there any local or international best practices that speak to how insurance customers are to be treated generally, and more specifically, how claims are to be dealt with (by insurance companies)?

Overcoming the fear of accounting and finance in 2015 (Part 2)

Don't put yourself out there today - in the newspapers, on TV, or on radio - unless you are prepared to welcome the tax authorities into your business tomorrow.

EXIM Bank says Dorchester space its sole real estate holding

The National Export-Import Bank of Jamaica says space initially acquired for office purposes at the Dorchester on Oxford Road In Kingston has improved significantly in value since the time of purchase in 2007.

Cuba no threat to Jamaica's tourism industry, says Phillips

Talk about a threat to Jamaica's tourism industry now that Cuba is entering a new era in diplomatic relations with its decades-old nemesis, the United States, is entirely misplaced, says Finance Minister Dr Peter Phillips.

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