BOJ offering limited banking services

The Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) is now offering limited teller services at its offices in downtown Kingston, following a temporary closure last month to manage risks associated with the COVID-19 virus. E...

September 16, 2020
Coronavirus

Remittance inflows remain strong – BOJ data

The World Bank’s projection of a 40 per cent fall-off in remittances is yet to emerge in Jamaica, as net inflows remain above 2019, according to the latest Bank of Jamaica data. Net inflows climbed...

September 09, 2020
Business

Jamaican dollar strengthens by nearly $1

The local currency appreciated by 98 cents against its US counterpart on Tuesday according to the foreign exchange summary issued by the Bank of Jamaica. The dollar closed trading at $145.91 on Tue...

September 09, 2020
Business

Jamaican dollar closes at $151.05

The Jamaican dollar has dipped to a new low. It depreciated by $0.34 against the United States dollar during Tuesday's trading according to the summary issued by the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ). The U...

August 18, 2020
Business