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Construction boom for Kingston

Several new residential developments have recently got approval from the Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC), suggesting a construction boom across the capital city. Read More

Dan Theoc joins Mayberry as senior VP
Dan Theoc, former general manager of the Jamaica Public Service (JPS) Company Limited's subsidiary, South Jamaica Power Company, has joined the staff of Mayberry Investments Limited (MIL).... Read More

Tulloch heads to CEO role in Antigua
Current Director of Operations Dwayne Tulloch has been appointed the new chief executive officer for Digicel's Antigua and Barbuda operations. ... Read More

Sagicor & NCB Cap Markets team up to bring medical IPO
Elite Diagnostics, the latest initial public offer to be structured for the Jamaica Stock Exchange, has been rated a BUY by JN Fund Managers. This IPO is the second medical-related stock offer in recent weeks, with GWest coming to market courtesy of JMMB. That IPO was...... Read More

No joke when entire life savings in an NCB cheque

Sunday, January, 21 2018    

Dear Claudienne,I recently owned Trinidad Cement ordinary shares which were listed on the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE). However, I sold my shares to Read More

Winnie loses battle for Mandela's rural home

Sunday, January, 21 2018    

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (AFP) — A South African court on Friday struck down a long-running effort by late president Nelson Mandela's ex-wife Winnie Madikizela-Mandela to claim ownership of his former rural home. Read More

NCB opens new Financial Services Centre in Portmore

Sunday, January, 21 2018    

NCB Financial Group (NCBFG) will tomorrow open a multifaceted Banking and Financial Services Centre on familiar ground at 13-14 West Trade Way, Portmore, St Catherine. Read More

Staying on track

With Lisa-Minto- Powell | Sunday, January, 21 2018    

This is the time when your friends may ask you if you have made any New Year's resolutions, presuming that you completed your review of last year. Read More

Show me your company and your bank book will match

Dennise Williams | Sunday, January, 21 2018    

Old time people would say, “Show me your company and I tell you who you are.” In more modern times, we can consider Jim Rohn who said, “You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” Read More

Cape Town water ration to be slashed as drought bites

Sunday, January, 21 2018    

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AFP) – Cape Town will next month slash its individual daily water consumption limit by 40 per cent to 50 litres, the mayor said Thursday, as the city battles its worst drought in a century. Read More

Autonomous cars: Still many questions to answer

Sunday, January, 21 2018    

DETROIT, United States (AFP) — Autonomous driving was generating talk at this year's Detroit Auto Show after being a star at the recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Read More

IMF does not want austerity in Tunisia: spokesman

Sunday, January, 21 2018    

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) – The International Monetary Fund does not want austerity in Tunisia, and in fact proposed programmes to protect the poor from the impact of economic reforms, a fund spokesman said yesterday. Read More

British biscuit lovers hit by Brexit squeeze

Saturday, January, 20 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — A much-loved British biscuit has fallen victim to the Brexit-linked slump in the pound, as McVitie's Digestives yesterday said their packets will shrink. Read More

PSOJ encouraged by progress in public sector wage talks

Saturday, January, 20 2018    

The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) says it is encouraged by a news report implying that some progress has been made with wage negotiations between the Government and public sector workers. Read More

Digicel leases HQ space to IBEX

BY KARENA BENNETT Business reporter bennettk@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, January, 19 2018    

Digicel Jamaica has inked a deal with business process outsourcing (BPO) and contact centre provider Ibex to lease space at its waterfront building as the new Caribbean and Latin American headquarters of IBEX. Read More



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