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Will BOP shocks force IMF support?

The Washington based, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank- — the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), was created out of the 1944 Bretton Woods conference at which the United Kingdom (UK) was r

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Remittance flows dip

 There are indications that the government’s projections for a 10 per cent increase in remittance flows to US$2.2 billion this year could be wrong. This because of the slowing US economy, the increase in unemployment and discrimin

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Social, economic, financial and political crisis looms

 The University of Columbia’s, professor Jagdish Bhagwati, who is widely reputed to be the archdeacon of globalisation, contended that the process can be defined as the social, economic, financial, technical and political integrat

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Social, economic, financial and political crisis looms

 The University of Columbia’s, professor Jagdish Bhagwati, who is widely reputed to be the archdeacon of globalisation, contended that the process can be defined as the social, economic, financial, technical and political integrat

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Stock market closes week on winning note

 The Kingston Stock Market index closed last week on a winning note when all three indices advanced on a moderate volume of 10.8 million units valued at a $105 million on Friday. A total of 27 stocks traded with 12 advancing, 8 decl

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Stock market closes week on winning note

 The Kingston Stock Market index closed last week on a winning note when all three indices advanced on a moderate volume of 10.8 million units valued at a $105 million on Friday. A total of 27 stocks traded with 12 advancing, 8 decl

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Hiked NHT rates to bring decline in living standards

The recent hike in National Housing Trust (NHT) rates by 20 per cent from 5 per cent per annum to 6 per cent per annum and by 33 per cent from 6 to 8 per cent annum, when combined with the galloping food and energy prices, will lead to a

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Hiked NHT rates to bring decline in living standards

The recent hike in National Housing Trust (NHT) rates by 20 per cent from 5 per cent per annum to 6 per cent per annum and by 33 per cent from 6 to 8 per cent annum, when combined with the galloping food and energy prices, will lead to a

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NHT generated $7.6B from financing activities

 The audited cash-flow statements of the National Housing Trust (NHT) for the year ended March 2007, indicated that it generated $7.7 billion in cash from financing activities. This was $1.4 billion more than the $6.2 billion genera

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NHT generated $7.6B from financing activities

 The audited cash-flow statements of the National Housing Trust (NHT) for the year ended March 2007, indicated that it generated $7.7 billion in cash from financing activities. This was $1.4 billion more than the $6.2 billion genera

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