Economic Highlights

19 07, 2017

U.S. import and export prices index dips for June 2017


U.S. All import prices slid 0.2% in June, the second consecutive decline driven by lower fuel prices.  Although there was a recorded decline in June, U.S. imports increased 1.5% over the previous 12 months according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The price index for fuel imports declined for the fourth month in a

3 07, 2017

BOJ Credit Condition Survey


BOJ Credit Condition Survey According to the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ), Credit Condition Survey revealed heightened competition in the banking sector arising from the conversion of Jamaica National Building Society to a commercial bank on February 01, 2017. The effect of the conversion lowered the weighted average lending rate to 14.98% from 16.21% in December

29 06, 2017

Gas Price Movement June 29, 2017


Please click below to view Gas Price Movement . Gas Price Movement June 29,2017 The information contained herein has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, however its accuracy and completeness cannot be guaranteed. You are hereby notified that any disclosure, copying, distribution or taking any action in reliance on the contents of this

27 06, 2017

IMF Reduces U.S. Outlook for 2017


The International Monetary Fund reduced its outlook on the world biggest economy, the United States, to 2.1% from 2.3% in its World Economic Outlook in April 2017. The outlook is clouded by important medium-term imbalances according to the Fund. The IMF highlighted that the economic model is not working as well as it could in

9 05, 2017

Overseas Headlines – May 09, 2017


Asia: China's central bank to focus on impact on stability of non-bank financial institutions: working paper China will pay closer attention to the influence of non-bank financial institutions on financial stability, and the impact of local policy interventions on broader global markets, according to a central bank working paper published on Tuesday. In recent years

8 05, 2017

Annual General Meeting Announcement


Knutsford Express Services Limited (KEX) has advised that an Extraordinary General Meeting has been scheduled for 10:30 a.m. on Monday, May 22, 2017 at Caribic Vacations Limited, 1310 Providence Drive, Ironshore, Whitesands Beach, Montego Bay for the purpose of transacting the following business: (1) “That each ordinary share of the company be subdivided into five

8 05, 2017

Special Advisory:


Kingston Wharves Limited (KW) has advised that its notice of AGM and Proxy Form have been amended to include an additional resolution which is being proposed for shareholders’ consideration. The revised Notice and Proxy Form may be accessed via the following link: (

8 05, 2017

Trade In Shares:


Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited (SJ) has advised that a related party sold 568,260 SJ shares and that two Executives purchased a total of 257,330 SJ shares on May 2, 2017. HONBUN has advised that a Director sold 50,000 HONBUN shares on May 5, 2017.

8 05, 2017

Dividend Declaration:


Dolphin Cove Limited (DCOVE) has declared an interim dividend of $0.20 per share payable on May 30, 2017 to shareholders on record as at May 10, 2017. The ex-dividend date is May 8, 2017. Honey Bun (1982) Limited (HONBUN) has declared an interim dividend of $0.02 per share payable on June 1, 2017 to shareholders

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