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Published:Friday | November 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMAvia Collinder

NCB Capital Markets, the investment and securities trading arm of Michael Lee-Chin's NCB Financial Group, says it will soon be expanding the...

Published:Friday | November 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMSteven Jackson

Listed IT company tTech Limited has announced that Chris Reckord will lead the company as its new chief executive officer next year along with other board changes.Reckord,...

Published:Friday | November 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

Conglomerate GraceKennedy Limited saw total revenues rising to $69.3 billion for the nine months ended September 30, a four per cent increase over the $66.65 billion for the...

Published:Friday | November 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham

United States electronic commerce and cloud computing company Amazon is still very much a part of Jamaica's business process outsourcing landscape.Questions arose in the...

Published:Friday | November 17, 2017 | 12:00 AM

JMMB group said an 18 per cent decline in its net profit to $1.67 billion for the second quarter ended September 30, down from $2.03 billion during the corresponding period last year, was as a result of...

Published:Friday | November 17, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Global stocks rose on Thursday, but analysts said it was too early to say markets had stabilised after a week of turbulent trading. Apart from persisting worries over prospects for a United States...

Published:Friday | November 17, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Walmart raised its annual profit outlook on Thursday after the world's largest retailer reported third-quarter results that topped Wall Street projections.The report shows that Walmart's...

Published:Friday | November 17, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Leading researchers are castigating a federal plan that would use artificial intelligence methods to scrutinise immigrants and visa applicants, saying it is unworkable as written and likely to...

Published:Friday | November 17, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Two of France's biggest workers' unions are staging nationwide protests against President Emmanuel Macron and his economic reforms.Thursday's 170 organised demonstrations mark the fourth day...

Published:Friday | November 17, 2017 | 12:00 AM

AP:General Motors is recalling nearly 49,000 trucks worldwide to fix a fuel tank problem that increases the risk of a fire.The recall covers Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 3500 trucks from 2011...

Published:Friday | November 17, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Russia's Justice Ministry says it has warned several US government-funded news outlets that they could be designated as foreign agents under a new bill which is yet to be fully approved.The bill...

Published:Friday | November 17, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Republicans are muscling their massive tax bill through the House, with President Donald Trump urging them on to a critically needed legislative victory and GOP House leaders exuding...

Published:Friday | November 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMAvia Collinder

ItelBpo Solutions, one of Jamaica's faster-growing business processing out-sourcing operations, has taken over a 25,000-square-foot building in the New...

Published:Friday | November 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMSteven Jackson

​Telecommunication provider Cable & Wireless Jamaica (C&WJ), which trades as FLOW, said it remains on track to hit "key metrics" with core earnings before interest, taxation, depreciation, and amortisation (EBITDA) up 38 per cent, despite recording a $378-million net loss...

Published:Friday | November 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMAvia Collinder

Jamaica's labour ministry says it will roll out a mobile app by next March to make it easier to match job-seekers with employment opportunities posted on its electronic labour...

Published:Friday | November 17, 2017 | 12:00 AMSteven Jackson

Crime and lack of security have led the island to miss annual development targets under its Vision 2030 plan aimed at giving the island developed country...

Published:Friday | November 17, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Allison Peart, country managing partner and a tax partner at the Ernst...

Published:Friday | November 17, 2017 | 12:00 AM

In Thursday's trading session the following reflect the movement of the JSE Indices:ï The JSE Combined Index declined by 2,783.39 points (0.93%) to close at 295,420.01.ï The JSE Index declined by 3,160.49 points (1.09%) to close at...

Published:Thursday | November 16, 2017 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON, USA (AP):Millions are expected to forgo coverage if Congress repeals the unpopular requirement that Americans get health insurance, gambling that they won't get sick and boosting premiums for others in a sharp break with the idea that...

Published:Wednesday | November 15, 2017 | 4:55 PM

Customers will love that they can now instantly redeem points, as soon as they earn them, either by using their card or through the new mobile app. No more waiting around for a cheque in the mail, said Trevor Clarke, Managing Director of Magna Rewards.

Published:Wednesday | November 15, 2017 | 12:03 AM

Climate activists say a report showing oil use will continue to rise for over two decades is too pessimistic, but highlights the need for more action to combat climate change.The report, released Tuesday by the International Energy Agency, predicts...

Published:Wednesday | November 15, 2017 | 12:02 AM

A fragile government, a legislative minefield and a jittery economy are turning up the tension as Britain tries to turn its vote to leave the European Union into a reality.Exit negotiations with the bloc are stalled on divorce terms, and on Tuesday...

Published:Wednesday | November 15, 2017 | 12:00 AMAvia Collinder

Chief executive Officer of Sagicor X Fund Limited Rohan Miller said the group has sold down its Sigma portfolio holdings in order to pay expenses attached to the US$90 million acquisition and renovation of the Palmyra hotel in western Jamaica, which...

Published:Wednesday | November 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Cuba Ventures Corp (CVC), a Canadian company, indicated last Thursday that it plans to develop a blockchain-based mobile application called Revolupay with its own cryptocurrency to target Cuba's US$3.4-billion remittance market.CVC, which is already...

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