International Law Firms License Conditions
Bernews

Minister of Finance Curtis Dickinson provided an update on the Government’s intentions for allowing international law firms to have a presence in Bermuda. Speaking in the House of Assembly on Friday [Dec 14],...

Stranded Fly Jamaica customers seek refund
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SOME Fly Jamaica Airways customers who had planned to spend Christmas with their family overseas say they were robbed of the opportunity, as fares paid to the airline have not been returned.Thirty-five days after Fly...

Tourism, agriculture ministries open linkage centre to assist farmers
Jamaica Observer

IN an effort to boost the nation's gross domestic product (GDP) and increase the consumption of local produce by tourists, the Ministry of Tourism and the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries have...

Index-investing critic got it wrong
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During the past 40 years, low-cost indexing has risen from an abstract financial theory with very few takers to a juggernaut sucking up most of the new money flowing into equity investments. BlackRock, Vanguard Group and...

Where to park our medium-term savings?
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Dear Dave,My husband and I are completely debt-free, and were saving up for our first house. We currently have about 90,000 in savings, and wed like to buy a home with cash in the next few years. Where should we put our...

Shipping Schedule: Week Starting December 15
Bernews

The Department of Marine & Ports Services has released the weekly shipping schedule for ship arrivals commencing on Saturday December 15th. On Sunday the Diego oil products tanker and the Arcadia cruise ship are...

Jamaica says CCJ a critical aspect of regional integration movement
Jamaica Observer

JAMAICA'S Attorney General Marlene Malahoo Forte says that the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) is a critical component in the regional integration movement and the functioning of the Caricom Single Market and Economy...

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Dec 14 2018
Bernews

December 14 saw 23,669 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange, valued at $369,248.00 BD. 21,169 shares were traded by Ascendant Group Limited,...

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Dec 14 2018
Bernews

December 14 saw 23,669 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange, valued at $369,248.00 BD. 21,169 shares were traded by Ascendant Group Limited, closing even at $17.00 per share, while another 2,500 shares were traded...

Port jobs
Nation News

Though Minister of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy Kirk Humphrey was unable to say just how many will be getting wages again, he promised the number will be noteworthy. “In our conversation with...

City’s Late Night Shopping Gets Underway
Bernews

‘Christmas In The City’ Late Night Shopping got underway tonight [Dec 14] with lower Reid Street as well as Queen Street closed to vehicles as of 5.00pm allowing those areas to cater to more pedestrian traffic....

West Hamilton shares fall on BSX
Royal Gazette

Shares of West Hamilton Holdings Ltd took a tumble on the Bermuda Stock Exchange. The property developer and manager fell 31 cents, or 7. 6 per cent, to close on 3. 75 as 2,500 shares changed hands. The only other stock...

Arbitrade, Exchange, Criticism, Meeting & More
Bernews

Arbitrade has recently launched a full website which references a ‘Bermuda Block Exchange,’ the company released a statement criticizing an analyst who was a former supporter, the analyst is now strongly...

Intern Programme: Zeeko Johnstone & Jamar Dill
Bernews

Aecon and the Ministry of Public Works announced the start of the second Airport Redevelopment Project Internship Programme, which will kick-off in January and finish in July. Two Bermudians currently working for the...

Minister: Maritime Implementation Code Progress
Bernews

Minister of Tourism and Transport Zane DeSilva provided an update on the progress on the implementation of the International Maritime Organization [IMO] Instrument Implementation Code, which commonly referred to as the...

Hong Kong aims to build ILS market
Royal Gazette

Hong Kong is aiming to create an insurance-linked securities market a sector in which Bermuda is the global leader. The alternative risk transfer website Artemis. bm reported that Paul Chan, Hong Kongs financial...

Travel app Winnow adds Aspen experiences
Royal Gazette

Travel experiences app Winnow is expanding into a new overseas market. Co-owner Alison Swan said the 16-month-old company launched experiences in Aspen, Colorado and it was aiming to add more destinations next year....

New digital asset business seeks 16 staff
Royal Gazette

Sixteen jobs are being created in Bermuda by a digital asset business that is linked to diamonds. BitCarbon is coming to Bermuda and expects to launch during the first three months of the new year. It is advertising 16...

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Dec 13 2018
Bernews

December 13 saw 1,100 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange, valued at $36,850.00 BD. 1,100 shares were traded by Bank of N.T. Butterfield Ltd,...

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Dec 13 2018
Bernews

December 13 saw 1,100 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange, valued at $36,850.00 BD. 1,100 shares were traded by Bank of N.T. Butterfield Ltd, closing down 5.6% at $33.50 per share. The BSX finished at 2,077.34,...

Fitch Affirms PartnerRe’s Ratings, Outlook Stable
Bernews

Fitch Ratings has affirmed PartnerRe Ltd.’s [PRE] ratings, including its ‘A-’ Issuer Default Rating [IDR] and the ‘A+’ [Strong] Insurer Financial Strength [IFS] rating of Partner Reinsurance...

Bartlett defends retention in tourism as highest among industries
Jamaica Gleaner

Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett, in conversation with financial and market analysts, acknowledged criticism that the leakage of earnings from the tourism sector was as high as 70...

GK patty maker to expand distribution routes
Jamaica Gleaner

Food and financial services conglomerate GraceKennedy Limited has big plans for the expansion of a new joint-venture food business in the United States.Patty manufacturer Majesty Foods is based in Florida...

Raising cattle a risky business for Venezuela ranchers
Jamaica Observer

BARINAS, Venezuela (AFP) — Rotting hides on the road are all that is left of three butchered cows. Such carnage is common in Venezuela's cattle country, where thieves, squatters and government policy threaten a vital...

Cubans welcome softer laws on business and art
Jamaica Observer

HAVANA, Cuba (AP) — Cuban entrepreneurs and artists are welcoming a series of government decisions to soften laws that they said would have sharply limited private enterprise and artistic expression.The partial...

Sweet River hopes ham season will save bacon
Jamaica Observer

With another drastic decline in performance for the second quarter 2018, pork supplier Sweet River Abattoir and Supplies Company is banking on sales from the festive season to drive up year-end profit for the company.

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