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The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index ended the week up on Friday with an advance/decline ratio of 49/25 The index advanced 9,372.72 points or 2.72 per cent to close at 354,007.88. The JSE Main Market Index gained 9,599.14 points or 2.74...
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Governor of the Bank of Jamaica, Richard Byles.

T he Bank of Jamaica, BOJ, is taking pre-emptive measures to maintain liquidity in the Jamaican market, and keep the system humming, amid expectations that the economy will contract by about three per cent over the next year. So far, the central...

GUEST HOUSE operator Shelly-Ann Johnson is looking to stranded visitors to fill rooms that are being emptied by travel restrictions to stem the spread of the coronavirus. “We want to be a beacon of hope for travellers currently in the island,”...

HOPING TO escape all the coronavirus-caused economic uncertainty by winning a giant lottery jackpot? Think again. Those jackpots are going to shrink as the pandemic tamps down lottery sales. The group that oversees the Powerball game announced...

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index halted its downward trend down on Thursday with an advance/decline ratio of 35/39. The index gained 7,128.82 points or 2.11per cent to close at 344,635.16. Meanwhile, the JSE Main Market Index gained...

EUROPEAN AFFAIRS ministers agreed Tuesday to allow Albania and North Macedonia to begin European Union, EU, membership talks, paving the way for the bloc’s leaders to sign off on the move that could end years of setbacks and disappointment for the...

Ann-Dawn Young Sang is out as president and CEO of Supreme Ventures Limited amid a reorganisation of the group that she led, and a prospective opening up of the market to new competition. Her departure comes two and a half years after she was...

TransJamaican Highway, TJH, lost just under $3 billion in market value at its market debut on Tuesday. The value of the shares dropped 16.3 per cent to $1.18, reducing the company’s market value from $17.6 billion to $14.7 billion at the close of...

RETAILER PRICESMART on Monday received approvals from the National Environment...
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