Sun | Nov 18, 2018

Business

Published:Sunday | November 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMSteven Jackson

Local production house ListenMi Caribbean will start production on an animated version of the 1980s sitcom Lime Tree Lane and is set to employ more than 20 persons to work on the series.The production house won't say whether they will draw on...

Published:Sunday | November 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Chief executive officer of the Jamaica National Group, Earl Jarrett, has indicated that the group will be tapping diaspora markets for a growth fillip in 2019."We will be further focusing on leveraging our relationship with our diaspora in the...

Published:Sunday | November 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Why do managers sometimes flounder when they become executives? One reason: their new role requires them to create a corporate strategy. It's a task for which they have never been trained.The tale has often been told of the just-promoted manager who...

Published:Sunday | November 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

It is hard to avoid the conclusion that the United Kingdom, a once clear-minded and largely unified nation, is engaged in a process of self-harm over the issue of Brexit.So great have the irreconcilable political divisions become, that potentially...

Published:Sunday | November 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

QUESTION: I really want to start buying shares from local companies, even maybe from foreign companies like Amazon, but really I am looking at next year, by God's will. How much money would I have to invest in order to get back what I invested, plus...

Published:Sunday | November 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Today's article was sparked by two pieces by Gleaner reporter Livern Barrett. The first was published on November 10. It was titled: 'Lawmakers want Gov't to examine certain practices in insurance companies.' Government and the Opposition, it read,...

Published:Sunday | November 18, 2018 | 12:00 AMSteven Jackson

NCB Financial Group Limited (NCB), which operates one of the largest financial entities in the region, will make another bid for additional shares in regional insurance conglomerate Guardian Holdings Limited of Trinidad (GHL) following a...

Published:Sunday | November 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

JSE WEEKLY MARKET SUMMARYNovember 16, 2018In Friday 's trading session the following reflect the movement of the JSE Indices: -ï The JSE Index declined by 1,500.36 points ( 0.42 %) to close at 354,287.88.ï The JSE All Jamaican Composite Index...

Published:Sunday | November 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):British Prime Minister Theresa May won support for her beleaguered Brexit deal Friday from key politicians and business groups, but she remained besieged by internal party opponents determined to oust her.In a tumultuous week, May finally...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

In the past five years,the Bank of Jamaica, BOJ,has spent US$2.5 billion defending the local currency.That's according to Dr Uma Ramakrishnan, International Monetary Fund, IMF, mission chief...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Get serious. That's the plea from the International Monetary Fund, IMF, which wants the Government of Jamaica to looking more closely at the burden on the public purse and workforce size when prioritising...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Telecommunications company Flow Jamaica, which is turning to so-called hybrid plans meant to have subscribers spend more on its services, is already seeing a six per cent gain in...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Wisynco Group has found a way to carve out additional business from new rules governing sugary drinks, as seen in increased volume sales of water and its flavoured variations, but it...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Come month end, GraceKennedy Remittance Services Limited, GKRS, is headed to court to challenge a decision by the tax authorities in Guyana that it underpaid taxes there by more than $240...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Telecommunications provider Digicel Group has delayed yet again the deadline for its offer to bondholders, aimed at extending the timeline for repayment on US$3 billion of its debt by two years.Separately, Jamaican...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Port company Kingston Wharves Limited, KWL, has pumped a total of more than half-billion dollars into SSL REIT, the property investment vehicle of Stocks and Securities Limited, for an undisclosed stake in the company...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The International Monetary Fund, IMF, said on Thursday its executive board will meet in the "coming weeks" to discuss the failure of the Venezuelan government to provide updated figures on its troubled economy...

Published:Thursday | November 15, 2018 | 2:44 PM

Salada Foods Jamaica Limited, local manufacturer of instant coffee products, announced today that it would support the local market with a $100 million purchase of beans from small farmers. Salada stated in a filing to the Jamaica...

Published:Thursday | November 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

German automaker Volkswagen will convert three factories in Germany to manufacture electric cars, ramping up production of zero-local emission cars ahead of tougher European emissions standards, the company said Wednesday.Wolfsburg-based Volkswagen...

Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 12:04 AM

Amazon Inc, which has grown too big for its Seattle hometown, has confirmed that it will split its much-anticipated second headquarters between New York City and Arlington, Virginia.Its New York location will be in the Long Island City neighbour-...

Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMAvia Collinder/ Business Reporter

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) sees emerging fiscal risks for Jamaica - the top three of which relate to the bauxite and energy sectors - which it says will have to be managed carefully so as not to derail the economic programme under way....

Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Fair Trading Commission (FTC) has determined that adequate safeguards are in place to mitigate the potential anti-competitive effects that may arise from the divestment of Jamaica's two international airports to the same entity.Last month, the...

Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMSteven Jackson/ Senior Business Reporter

Telecommunications provider Cable & Wireless Jamaica, C&WJ, which trades as Flow Jamaica, confirmed that its parent company aims to take 100 per cent control of outstanding shares...

Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

New Fortress Energy, the American company that develops gas infrastructures and supplies natural gas to Jamaica, has considered listing its shares on the Nasdaq stock exchange, but has redacted the pricing and amount set for the initial public...

Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 12:00 AMNeville Graham/Business Reporter

A foreign investor in Jamaica's largest solar farm under construction in Westmoreland will be floating shares on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, via an initial public offering likely by month-end, as part of a regional plan to raise US$200 million in...

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