Jamaican dollar closes at $136.07

The Jamaica dollar lost 60 cents of its value on Monday, according to the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) trading summary. The dollar closed at $136.07 on Monday compared to $135.47 on the previous trading d...

March 31, 2020
Business

Credit reporting climbs locally

The number of credit reports issued by Jamaica’s three licensed credit bureaus increased by 25 per cent in 2019 over the comparative year.  A recently released Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) report on ...

March 29, 2020
Business

Credit union mergers slow in 2019

The pace of consolidation/mergers in the credit union sector slowed during 2019, with the number of credit unions in operation declining by only one to 25, a Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) report indicates. ...

March 26, 2020
Business