Jamaican dollar hits new low

The Jamaica dollar now trades at an all-time low. The currency lost more than $3 during October and now trades at $138.37.  The dollar started October at $135.05, then dipped to a stro...

October 17, 2019
Business

Jamaican dollar down by 16 cents

The Jamaican dollar depreciated 16 cents against its US counterpart on Monday. The dollar closed at $135.81 on Monday from $135.65 on the prior trading day. In September, the dollar hit an all-t...

September 24, 2019
Business

Jamaican dollar down by 44 cents

The Jamaican dollar (JMD)  has re-entered the $138 territory. The dollar depreciated by $0.44 cents against the United States dollar (USD) on Thursday's trading day, according to the trad...

September 06, 2019
Business

Jamaican dollar appreciates by $0.06 cents

The Jamaican dollar appreciated by $0.06 cents against the United States dollar during Wednesday's trading according to the trading summary from the Bank Of Jamaica (BOJ).  The Jamai...

September 05, 2019
Business

Jamaican dollar closes at $137.72

The Jamaica dollar depreciated against the United States Dollar by $0.02 cents on Monday's trading, according to the trading summary from the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ). The Jamaican dollar closed ...

September 03, 2019
Business

BOJ lowers policy interest rate again

The Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) has again reduced the policy interest rate on overnight placements held by deposit-taking institutions by 25 basis points to 0.50 per cent effective Wednesday, August 28. ...

August 29, 2019
Jamaica News

Jamaican dollar climbs 18 cents against US

The Jamaica dollar strengthened in value Monday against its US counterpart, pulling back from its weakest position against the greenback for the month of August. Following reduced buying in th...

August 27, 2019
Business

Jamaican dollar down by 23 cents

The Jamaica dollar depreciated by 23 against the US dollar, according to the trading summary from the Bank of Jamaica. The dollar closed trading on Wednesday at $135.72 from $135.49 ...

August 15, 2019
Business