Tag: Jamaica Stock Exchange

Chart of the Week – May 3

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – August 17, 2016

Brilliant! – History Made As McLeod Mines Olympics Gold In 110m Hurdles. Omar McLeod created history, becoming the first Jamaican to win the 110m hurdles at any major championships after an imperious 13.05 win at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games last

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Economy Update: End of April 2016

April 2016’s instalment of diGJamaica’s monthly Economy Update is here. Interesting takeaways include: Jamaica experiencing a period of deflation (decreasing of price levels), as the YTD inflation rate is-1.3% up to March 2016 The continued depreciation of the Jamaican dollar

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Economy Update: End of February 2016

Above is diGJamaica’s Economy Update for February 2016, showing the performance of key economic indicators and the percentage change compared to 12 months ago. For the percentage change comparison, green boxes or text indicate that the category’s value has improved since last

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 4, 2016

Andrew’s Big Plan – JLP Leader Outlines Prosperity Programme Ahead Of Election. Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Leader Andrew Holness last night planned to present to Jamaica a 10-plank programme he promised would catapult the nation from “poverty to prosperity”… Read more

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2015 In Review: The Jamaica Stock Exchange

Each Wednesday and Friday, diGJamaica will publish a review of a key economic indicator’s performance in 2015. Today, we start with a review of the Jamaica Stock Exchange. By all means, 2015 proved to be a year of unprecedented success

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Economy Update: End of October 2015

    Above, is the October instalment of our monthly Economy Updates. Noteworthy stories include the Main Index of the JSE showing continued growth and reports that unemployment is at a three year low. For more information on Jamaica’s economic performance, check

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5 Facts – The Gleaner and RJR Merger

On August 5, it was announced that media powerhouses The Gleaner Company Limited and Radio Jamaica Limited have agreed to combine their media operations. This is an important development in Jamaican media history, as these companies represent cornerstones of the

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – February 23, 2015

Attack On Fraudsters: Cops To Dig Up Old Cases. Perpetrators of failed investment schemes could find themselves on the police radar, with the head of the newly formed Counter-Terrorism and Organised Crime (C-TOC) Investigation Branch indicating that some high-profile cold cases

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – December 19, 2014

‘We Believe In Jamaica’ – IDB President Marks 45 Years Of Partnership With Official Visit. Luis Alberto Moreno, president of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), has indicated that the multilateral entity has a firm belief in Jamaica and it’s prospects for

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