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Published:Wednesday | January 23, 2019 | 12:23 AM

Prime Minister Theresa May is determined to get a tweaked version of her rejected European Union (EU) divorce deal through Parliament. British lawmakers have other ideas — lots of other ideas. May’s Conservative government is headed for...

Published:Wednesday | January 23, 2019 | 12:16 AM

A Tokyo court rejected former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn’s latest request for bail on Tuesday, more than two months after his arrest. A statement from the Tokyo District Court announcing its decision gave no explanation for prolonging the...

Published:Wednesday | January 23, 2019 | 12:15 AM

Forty years ago, the thought of buying a stock index fund was ridiculed. Why would anyone be satisfied with an investment that promised nothing more than the same return as the market? Later this year, however, US stock index funds may, for the...

Published:Wednesday | January 23, 2019 | 12:15 AM

Consumers continued to show confidence in the economy as the fourth quarter of 2018 saw the index increasing to 175.5 points compared with 156 at the start of the year and 148 during the corresponding period in 2017. This was largely attributed to...

Published:Wednesday | January 23, 2019 | 12:14 AM

China’s economic growth hit a three-decade low in 2018, adding to pressure on Beijing to beef up stimulus measures and settle a tariff war with Washington. Growth slowed to 6.6 per cent from 2017’s 6.9 per cent as both the world’s...

Published:Wednesday | January 23, 2019 | 12:12 AM

Wealth inequality around the world is “out of control” and doing particular harm to women, anti-poverty campaigner Oxfam warned Monday ahead of the annual gathering of business and political leaders in the Swiss ski resort of Davos....

Published:Wednesday | January 23, 2019 | 12:06 AM

The Mexican The takeover, according to Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico, or GAP – which translates to Pacific Airport Group – could be as far as a year away. “These figures do not include the integration of the Kingston...

Published:Wednesday | January 23, 2019 | 12:04 AMAvia Collinder/ Business Reporter

  It would be the tallest structure in Jamaica if the plans gain traction, but for now, hotelier Kevin Hendrickson says the design of a 28-floor tower that he has under consideration for development in New Kingston is still going on the drawing board...

Published:Monday | January 21, 2019 | 11:06 PM

The world economy absorbed more bad news Monday

Published:Sunday | January 20, 2019 | 12:00 AMAvia Collinder

The Ministry of Finance and the Public Service has now moved to develop a new compensation structure in the public sector, having requested expressions of interest from firms for a consultant to review pay and allowances.It says that expertise is...

Published:Sunday | January 20, 2019 | 12:00 AM

Don Wehby, group chief executive officer of GraceKennedy, the food and financial services conglomerate, says that staff from its various divisions will begin moving into their new home at Harbour Street, downtown Kingston, by the end of February.The...

Published:Sunday | January 20, 2019 | 12:00 AMSteven Jackson

The Jamaican Government is proposing to use the stock market to raise funds for infrastructure projects in a move to avoid increasing the national debt, according to finance and the public service minister, Dr Nigel Clarke.The country requires...

Published:Sunday | January 20, 2019 | 12:00 AMSteven Jackson

Chinese xenophobic sentiments in relation to investments in Jamaica by the world's second-largest economy are misplaced, according to Finance and the Public Service Minister Dr Nigel Clarke."It is misplaced and grounded in reading the newspaper...

Published:Sunday | January 20, 2019 | 12:00 AM

QUESTION: I read your column in The Gleaner about credit scores and I am interested in advice pertaining to building a better credit score for 2019, but I lack guidance.Personal Adviser:Your correspondence suggests that you do have a credit score,...

Published:Sunday | January 20, 2019 | 12:00 AM

Question: What is the maximum in loss of use expenses that my husband and I can claim as a result of the loss of our vehicle? We received a loss of use form from the third party's insurers. It suggests that those costs are limited to 14 days. We are...

Published:Sunday | January 20, 2019 | 12:00 AM

IMPORTANT NOTICE;XYZ Ja is the ultimate place to escape and relax while being pampered.Please RESPECT others' quiet zone. Please use earphones to listen to any music or sounds from your phones or gadgets.- Signed: ManagementBusinesswise:...

Published:Sunday | January 20, 2019 | 12:00 AM

Despite the British electorate having voted to leave the European Union (EU) two and half years ago, there is still no consensus on how to proceed.As had been wholly predictable for months, the week past showed very publicly that there is no...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:10 AM

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP):At the height of his power in 1971, Iran's Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi drew world leaders to a wind-swept luxury tent city, offering a lavish banquet...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:08 AM

The good book said, "It is more blessed to give than to receive", and the evidence of this is etched deeply in The Fiscal Incentives (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act.This act brought about the...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:07 AM

Restaurants of Jamaica, ROJ, which operates the KFC and Pizza Hut franchises, said it has plans to establish another five stores this year as the company responds to a call from the market for...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

Kaya Inc, which operates a herb house in St Ann, paid over CAN$250,000, or roughly J$24 million, to reverse steps that were undertaken for a proposed merger with Canadian outfit, Buzz Capital....

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

In its first annual report after listing on the junior market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange, Indies Pharma is showing a dip in profits despite a bump in revenues. A $20.5-million, or 14.52 per cent, decrease in...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

Attorney-at-Law Arlene Gaynor, shareholder and legal counsel for A...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AM

Second-quarter profits at junior market listed company Paramount Trading showed a 16.27 per cent increase, but this was not enough to overcome a six-month year-on-year slump. The $3.86-million increase...

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