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A major US asphalt company agreed to pay US$16.6 million in fines while pleading guilty Tuesday to federal charges that it paid millions in bribes to officials in Brazil, Ecuador and Venezuela for almost a decade to win lucrative contracts. The...

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index declined by 544 points to close at 368,033 points with an advance/decline ratio of 28/31 on Wednesday.  Overall market activity  69 stocks traded  28 advanced 31 declined...
Richard Pandohie, CEO of Seprod Limited, speaks at the company’s annual general meeting at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston on Monday, September 21, 2020.

Manufacturing and distribution company Seprod Limited has landed new markets in new territory for the group that will see its grain venture putting another 15 per cent of unused capacity into play. Jamaica Grain...

NLA upgrades property search portal JAMPROP NLA upgrades property search portal JAMPROP National Land Agency, NLA, has added new features to the Jamaica Property Sales online portal, a paid for service branded as JAMPROP. In addition to sales...

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index advanced 3,642.06 points or 1.0 per cent to close at 368,577.62 points with an advance/decline ratio of 34/36 on Tuesday.  The JSE Index advanced by 4,221.57 points ( 1.15 per cent) to close at...

The financial sector was hit hard Monday following a report alleging that a number of banks – JPMorgan, HSBC, Standard Chartered Bank, Deutsche Bank and Bank of New York Mellon, among them – have continued to profit from illicit dealings with...

The Jamaica Stock Exchange Combined Index declined slightly on Monday with an advance/decline ratio 32/31. JSE Combined Index declined by 879.39 points ( 0.24 per cent) to close at 364,935.56, while the JSE Index declined by 1,224.08 points ( 0.33...

General Insurance company IronRock is still a young buck in a market that it entered as a start-up over four years ago with a tech strategy for insurance delivery – a status its founders say has helped it to weather the pandemic, so far. The young...

Jamaica Energy Partners, JEP, an operator of power plants and producer of electricity, is considering entering the electric vehicle charging market. “Our group, having started the listed operations in the Dominican Republic, entry into Panama and...

The US Federal Aviation Administration hasn’t updated standards for emergency airliner evacuations in nearly two decades, a period when travellers have increasingly had to deal with tighter aircraft seats, more carry-on bags and support animals, a...
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