Business

Bartlett projects 20,000 visitors from France by 2021

Monday, October, 8 2018    

EDMUND Bartlett has outlined a growth strategy that will see 20,000 more visitors from France to the island over the next three years. Read More

Tech innovations to impact criminal recognition, access to electricity

Monday, October, 8 2018    

UNIVERSITIES in Jamaica are innovating robots to clean up Kingston Harbour, facial recognition technology to combat crime, earthquake risk software for hazard prevention, and a legitimate electrical outlet for individuals off the national grid, Social Good Summit 2018 patrons learned... Read More

Alorica readies for 2,000 new BPO jobs in Jamaica

BY JOSIMAR SCOTT Observer writer | Sunday, October, 7 2018    

Alorica will create 2,000 new business process outsourcing (BPO) jobs in Jamaica as it expands its operations in the island. Read More

Clarke promises broad-based IPO for Wigton Wind Farm

BY BALFORD HENRY Senior staff reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, October, 7 2018    

Minister of Finance and the Public Service Dr Nigel Clarke, has welcomed the announcement by international financial news service Bloomberg that the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) has been the world's leading performer over the past five years. Read More

Theatre for US-trained nurse who wanted to practise in Jamaica

Claudienne Edwards | Sunday, October, 7 2018    

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Building wealth and losing weight — the amazing parallels

With Yanique Leiba-Ebanks | Sunday, October, 7 2018    

If you took a poll using a large or even a small sample size, you would not be surprised to find that most people wish they were slimmer and had more money.While these concepts go hand in hand in New Year's resolutions, they have a lot more in common than you might think! Read More

BOJ backs greater transparency and competition for FX market

BY BALFORD HENRY Senior staff reporter balfordh@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, October, 5 2018    

Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) Governor Brian Wynter assured the House of Representatives yesterday that the bank is ensuring greater transparency in its operations in order to promote more competition within the foreign exchange market. Read More

Digicel wins 15-year contract in St Lucia, Grenada and St Vincent

Friday, October, 5 2018    

Telecommunications company, Digicel, has been awarded a 15-year ICT-managed services contract by the governments of St Lucia, Grenada, St Vincent and the Grenadines. Read More

Jamaican economy moving in right direction — IDB

BY ANTHONY LEWIS Observer writer | Friday, October, 5 2018    

MONTEGO BAY — The Inter-America Development Bank (IDB) Country Economist for Jamaica Henry Mooney says the country's macroeconomic indicators are moving in the right direction and, as such, the operating conditions for the private sector is right. Read More

NCB Financial Group gets good rating from CariCRIS

Friday, October, 5 2018    

NCB Financial Group (NCBFG) has been assigned regional creditworthiness rating of 'good' and has also been recognised as having the 'highest' local currency rating in Jamaica by the Caribbean Information and Credit Rating Services Limited (CariCRIS). Read More

Sygnus closes landmark $1-b investment bond for Mystic Mountain

Friday, October, 5 2018    

Sygnus Capital Limited on Wednesday said that it recently closed a $1.1-billion investment-grade rated bond for Mystic Mountain Limited. Read More

PHOTO: Taking account

Friday, October, 5 2018    

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PHOTO: CDR celebrates 58 years

Friday, October, 5 2018    

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Clinton urges Caribbean to rejuvenate tourism sector

Friday, October, 5 2018    

NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) — The former United States President, Bill Clinton, Wednesday urged the Caribbean to continue to expand efforts to rejuvenate the regional tourist industry and guide the countries towards a stronger and more sustainable future. Read More

Bloomberg reports on Jamaica's 'world-beating' stock market rally

Friday, October, 5 2018    

Jamaica's stock market leads the world in terms of growth, according to Bloomberg, the international finanical news outlet.“Jamaica's World-Beating 233% Stock Rally Continues Full Steam,” read the Bloomberg headline in a story on its site on Wednesday. Read More



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