Jamaican dollar gains 5 cents against US counterpart Loop News Created : 13 March 2018 Business The Jamaican dollar gained another five cents during trading on Monday against its US counterpart, according to the trading summary from the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ). The dollar closed at $128.76 from $128.81 on the prior trading day. It also gained five cents on Friday. The British Pound closed at $176.24 from $177.66 while the Canadian dollar closed at $100.54 from $99.17. The movement of the US dollar is inching back to the record low of $131.31 on Friday September 15th 2017.