Jamaica’s economy continues to show strong growth, with the 5.9 per cent out-turn for the July to September 2022 quarter being higher than the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) projection.

Wednesday, 15 February 2023 11:18

HISTORIC: Clarke tables trillion-dollar budget

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Minister of Finance and the Public Service, Dr Nigel Clarke on Tuesday tabled a trillion-dollar budget in the House of Representatives, the first in Jamaica’s history.

Finance Minister Dr Nigel Clarke has repeated his warning to public sector workers who are yet to accept the Government’s wage offer that there will be no room in the upcoming budget to make the payments.

Lighting and electrical products distribution company FosRich has inked deals with two microfinancing companies to grab its share of the $2 billion market for solar electrical products.

Governor of Bank of Jamaica (BOJ), Richard Byles, says the central bank will continue to insist on the existence of strong, capable and well-resourced internal audit functions in all financial institutions that the bank regulates.

Thursday, 26 January 2023 15:26

Fraud-hit SSL directors barred from winding-up company

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THE Financial Services Commission (FSC) on Wednesday obtained a court order blocking directors of Stocks and Securities Limited (SSL) from taking action to wind up the company that is at the centre of a multi-billion-dollar fraud.

Governor of the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ), Richard Byles, is the new Chairman of the Financial Services Commission (FSC).

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Security company KingAlarm will transition its over 3,000 private contract officers to staff employees by April 1.

Friday, 20 January 2023 13:09

Local stocks fell at twice the rate on Thursday

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Stocks fell at twice the rate that they advanced on the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) on Thursday.

Thursday, 19 January 2023 12:48

New CEO appointed at Digicel Jamaica

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Having played a pivotal role in positioning Jamaica to take advantage of opportunities in the booming digital economy, while setting new standards in service innovation and delivery, Digicel Jamaica CEO, Jabbor Kayumov, has decided to step down and will hand the reins to long-time Digicel leader, Stephen Murad.

Tuesday, 10 January 2023 11:50

Creative agency The LAB's profit dips 7 per cent

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Creative Agency the Limners and Bards Limited (The LAB) for the year ended October 31, 2022 saw its profit dip seven per cent to total $144 million.

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