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Sagicor introduces new term insurance product

Sagicor Life Jamaica on Tuesday, July 22 unveiled it newest insurance product to the market at the High Flyers luncheon at the Hilton Kingston Hotel in honour of those who achieved outstanding performance for the second quarter of 2008.

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JMMB’s exemplary leadership

JMMB’s recorded asset base as at March 2008 was $J102 billion. Since its inception JMMB has established itself as the leading money market broker in the Caribbean. Known for its pioneering spirit, the company has consistently introduced n

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Local economy likely to beaffected by slowing world growth

Professor Simon Johnson and his team at the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) research department have said that world economic growth is likely to slip rapidly during the second half of this year. They also said growth would likely

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IDB, CDB studying ways to reduce Caribbean food prices

 The Louis Alberto Moreno-led Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) are currently studying ways to reduce food prices in the region through in-depth assessment of cost structures — transpor

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RBTT outlines its way forward

The Royal Bank of Trinidad and Tobago (RBTT), at a press briefing last Wednesday, updated the media on the entity’s enhanced position in Caribbean banking since being acquired by the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) recently.

A visitin

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RBTT outlines its way forward

The Royal Bank of Trinidad and Tobago (RBTT), at a press briefing last Wednesday, updated the media on the entity’s enhanced position in Caribbean banking since being acquired by the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) recently.

A visitin

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Olint’s collapse could deepen socio economic tremors

 The social and economic tremors currently being experienced by the country because of the slowing United States (US) and global economies, galloping food and energy prices, poor economic management, as well as the demise of the Car

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Offshore bid may be in jeopardy

The investigations currently taking place in the Turks & Caicos and the United States (US) in relation to the operations of the David Smith led Olint Corporation could have a negative impact on Jamaica’s international credibility,

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War could lead to economic disaster

Oil import dependent countries such as Jamaica could face economic and social disaster if the escalating tensions between Iran, Israel and the United States (US) over nuclear technology leads to a military confrontation, as this could se

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Kingston Container Terminal

With its opening Friday, the new Western Berth at the Kingston Container Terminal (KCT) has set the port well on its way to doubling capacity to 3.2 million TEUs (twenty foot equivalent units). KCT is now the largest container port facil

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