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JSE Group Managing Director Marlene Street Forrest.

Jamaican stock market investors are trading more online, with volumes already surpassing the levels seen in all of 2019, due in part to lockdown measures against the coronavirus. It shows that while slow, there is incremental transition to online...

ADVISORY COLUMN: PERSONAL FINANCIAL ADVISER QUESTION: I am about to retire and would like some information about annuities. – Janet FINANCIAL ADVISER: An annuity is a contract between two parties – the issuer and the annuitant – whereby the...
Diane Edwards, president of Jampro.

Jamaica’s export-import bank is lending support to the export initiative out of investment promotion agency Jampro, which helps entrepreneurs with market access. The programme is now in its third cohort, with 48 small and medium companies...

OP-ED CONTRIBUTION: EMERGING MARKET ADVISER Paraguay is one of the most interesting countries in Latin America; with a complex history and a unique culture. It is also one of the better managed economies of the region. Like its neighbour Bolivia,...

In the first of a new class of listings, Jamaica’s largest credit union has introduces shares on the main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange. Community...

Even though General Motors, GM, was able to reopen its American factories for the last half of the second quarter, the company still lost US$806 million from April through to June. The Detroit automaker closed its plants on March 18, and they...

MBJ Airports Limited, the operator of Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, posted a $900-million operating loss over three months ending June, which reflects an unprecedented decline in revenue. In terms of recovery, management expects...

Rum sales by market leader J. Wray...

A digital transformation programme started by the GraceKennedy conglomerate three years ago has been elevated within the group as a strategic priority. Not only has GK set up a Digital Transformation Steering Committee, chaired by Group CEO Don...

The Pension Industry Association of Jamaica, PIAJ, says the COVID-19 economic task force’s recommendations about disaggregating the limits placed on debt and equity investments, as well as an increase in the limit for private equity investments for...
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