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  • Sagicor Select Funds IPO oversubscribed
    on July 18, 2019 at 2:04 am

    Sagicor Select Funds Limited initial public offering (IPO) closed yesterday, with initial indications showing that its Sagicor Financial Select Fund IPO has […]

  • All hands on deck for financial inclusion
    on July 18, 2019 at 2:04 am

    Global economic expert and former International Monetary Fund (IMF) executive, David Marston says financial inclusion is a national imperative to drive growth. […]

  • Five per cent growth not possible in near future — Golding
    on July 18, 2019 at 2:04 am

    Opposition spokesman on finance Mark Golding is of the view that “we are nowhere near five per cent growth projected by the Government through the […]

  • Jamaica's annual World Bank subscription increased
    on July 18, 2019 at 2:04 am

    Jamaica like other member countries of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), better known as the World Bank, has seen its annual […]

  • From livestock raring to Airbnb, eco-tourism
    on July 18, 2019 at 2:04 am

    RAMBLE, Hanover —Managing Director of Collorn Agri Enterprise Limited Collin Wright is disclosing that plans are currently in high gear to open his […]

  • BOJ survey shows paucity in banks offering FX hedging contracts
    on July 18, 2019 at 2:04 am

    A recent survey by the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) has shown a paucity in local banks offering foreign exchange (FX) forwards or hedging contracts to businesses […]

  • IMF and its changing partnership with Jamaica
    on July 18, 2019 at 2:04 am

    As the International Monetary Fund (IMF) readies to pack up and leave Jamaica in its current official capacity, there is sustained hope that the country will […]

  • Gwest loses its CEO amid financial haemorrhaging
    on July 18, 2019 at 2:04 am

    Gwest Corporation's financial hemorrhaging has cost its first victim, as chief executive officer Marce Hayles has been separated from the Montego Bay-based […]

  • Everything Fresh in expansion mode
    on July 18, 2019 at 2:04 am

    Having acquired controlling interest in meat processing and packaging plant Meat Experts in January this year, Everything Fresh Ltd has identified other […]

  • The benefits of joy in the workplace
    on July 18, 2019 at 2:04 am

    Some life coaches have noted that one of the most important lessons that companies have learnt over time is that by encouraging and fostering a fun work […]

  • 'Christmas in July'
    on July 18, 2019 at 2:04 am

    Some 120 local producers of authentic Jamaican gift and souvenir items are set to showcase their products and network with corporate entities and various […]

  • Transfer Tax has been slashed
    on July 18, 2019 at 2:04 am

    The minister of finance and the public service recently approved a reduction in the Transfer Tax payable on the transfer of real property – from five […]

  • Artificial Intelligence – hype or reality?
    on July 18, 2019 at 2:04 am

    Machine learning, machine intelligence, thinking machine, electronic brain – whatever you want to call it, artificial intelligence is here to stay. […]

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