Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: April 25 2019
Bernews

April 25 saw 18,650 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange, valued at $680,525.00 BD. 18,150 shares were traded by Bank of N.T. Butterfield Ltd,...

Mexico tells US to invest in Central America to stem migration
Jamaica Observer

MEXICO CITY, Mexico (AFP) — Mexico President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador told the United States yesterday that if it wants to stem the flow of Central American immigrants to its southern border, it needs to invest in...

Nicaraguan bank sanctioned by US shuts down
Jamaica Observer

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — A Nicaraguan bank close to the government has shut down after the United States imposed sanctions for alleged financial misdeeds on behalf of Venezuela's state-owned oil company.Eduardo...

Cubans steeled to resist latest US sanctions
Jamaica Observer

HAVANA, Cuba (AFP) — The United States may have announced a raft of measures that could hamper investment in Cuba in a bid to ramp up pressure on the communist government, but in Havana life is trundling along with...

Honduran revolving door migrants ready to return to US
Jamaica Observer

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (AFP) — Victor Aguilera tried to get into the United States by fair means or foul, but like...

EU ambassador: Trump Cuba policy worries European companies
Jamaica Observer

HAVANA, Cuba (AP) — The Trump Administration's crackdown on business with Cuba's communist government is causing unprecedented concern among European companies on the island, according to the European Union's...

Butterfield Bank set to buy Dutch group in Channel Islands
Jamaica Observer

HAMILTON, Bermuda (CMC) – The Bermuda-based Butterfield Bank says it has entered into an agreement to acquire Channel Islands banking business ABN AMRO (Channel Islands) Limited in a £161 million (US$208...

Jamaican entrepreneur builds Irie brand in Barbados
Jamaica Observer

ON the south coast of Barbados, the St Lawrence Gap in Christ Church is a must-stop for tourists looking to enjoy the lively nightlife, bubbling restaurants and gorgeous beachfront properties on the island.The well-known...

Antigua pleased with decision of Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines
Jamaica Observer

ST. JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) – The Miami-based Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines (RCCL) is to sign an agreement establishing the dates and frequency of ship calls during the 2019/2020 winter tourism season.A statement issued...

Sandals aims to be the American Idol of resorts
Jamaica Observer

Now, I'm spoiled for life. I don't know how I can ever go back to staying at any other kind of luxury beachfront property.That's because I just spent time at Sandals Montego Bay, a top-notch all-inclusive, luxurious,...

Scotia merges King Street and Scotia Centre branches
Jamaica Observer

Effective Friday, May 17, Scotiabank will be merging operations at its King Street and Scotiabank Centre (Duke and Port Royal Streets) branches in downtown Kingston.In an advisory to customers recently, the bank stated...

PM wants full briefing on plans for Bernard Lodge housing projects
Jamaica Observer

Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday requested a full brief on the plans for the Bernard Lodge housing development in St Catherine.This followed his assertion on Wednesday at the National Housing Trust (NHT)...

Caribbean expansion on growth agenda for Sygnus
Jamaica Observer

At the Sygnus Business at Breakfast forum launched Wednesday at the Terra Nova Hotel in Kingston, CEO of Sygnus Credit Investment Ltd, Berisford Grey shared with the Jamaica Observer that the company is the largest listed...

Absolutely no pegging J$ to US$, says Clarke
Jamaica Observer

MONTEGO BAY, St James — In response to a recent call for the pegging of the Jamaican currency to the US dollar, Minister of Finance Dr Nigel Clarke has highlighted the creation of 100,000 jobs among a raft of...

Dollar whine
Jamaica Observer

Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) President Howard Mitchell yesterday reiterated his call for action to reduce the extreme volatility of the exchange rate. At the same time, he appeared to be carefully walking...

Major German banks scrap merger talks over fear of costs
Jamaica Gleaner

Germany’s Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank said Thursday they were halting talks on a possible merger that aimed to create a stronger global banking player, saying it would be too risky and costly. Deutsche Bank CEO...

Walmart experiments with AI to monitor stores in real time
Jamaica Gleaner

Who’s minding the store? In the not-too-distant future it could be cameras and sensors that can tell almost instantly when bruised bananas need to be swapped for fresh ones and more cash registers need to open before...

Tesla CEO heads down risky road in pursuit of profit
Jamaica Gleaner

Tesla has lost nearly US$6 billion since setting out to revolutionise the auto industry 15 years ago, but CEO Elon Musk foresees a profitable future fuelled in part by a ride-hailing service made up of electric cars...

Latam medicinal ganja heads to Europe
Jamaica Gleaner

Two companies from Uruguay and Colombia will become the first in Latin America to export medical marijuana products to Europe under deals announced Wednesday. Fotmer Life Sciences of Uruguay and Clever Leaves of Colombia...

MICAF to roll out agro-centre network with private sector help
Jamaica Gleaner

It’s a project in its nascent stage and Cabinet is yet to approve its structure, but the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF) plans to tie down deals with private sector companies on a...

Sygnus to create property fund
Jamaica Gleaner

Sygnus Credit Investments, SCI, is looking to real estate and going beyond Jamaica’s boundaries to make more money for its investors. A property fund is being created for the purpose, but Berisford Grey, CEO of...

IMF stays silent on NIDS, wants Integrity Commission empowered
Jamaica Gleaner

IMF officials have opted not to weigh in on the implications of the court ruling on Jamaica’s National Identification System, NIDS, even though it forms part of the policies for implementation under the social safety...

PayPal launches Xoom app, competes with Western Union on speed
Jamaica Gleaner

While it will not share the percentage of the remittance market which it currently controls in Jamaica, American company PayPal, which owns remittance company Xoom, is not being coy about its desire to increase market...

Dismissed accountant wins case against JN
Jamaica Gleaner

Clinton Reid took on his former employer, Jamaica National Building Society, JNBS, in a five-year battle, and won. But the 50-year-old chartered accountant says the $8.5 million award granted by the Industrial Disputes...

Wigton IPO subscribers top 10,000, but public sector applications lag
Jamaica Gleaner

The number of applicants for shares in the Wigton Windfarm IPO has exceeded the 10,000 goal set by the Jamaican Government. But a representative of lead broker Mayberry Investments Limited, who confirmed the level of...

Sagicor Jamaica in M&A mode
Jamaica Gleaner

Year two of Christopher Zacca’s tenure as president and CEO of Sagicor Group Jamaica brought record profit amid a restructuring of the accounting for resort investment Playa. But just in case anyone thought...

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