Sagicor to pay small shareholders only for Q2

In keeping with Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) guidelines, shareholders who hold more than one per cent of the Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited will have to do without their dividends payment for a second-quarter...

October 15, 2020
Business

Remittance inflows continue to outpace 2019

The freshly released Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) report for remittances for the month of July 2020 indicates that inflows continue to climb year over year. January to July 2020 remittance inflows totalle...

October 13, 2020
Business

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