Wed, 21 Oct 2020 22:16:52 +0000 Tropical Battery Company Limited Inserted its Strip on the JSE Listing Board

Mr. Alexander Melvin, Managing Director of Tropical Battery Company Limited (TROPICAL) and Mrs Marlene Street Forrest, Managing Director of the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE), participate in photo op. The post Tropical Battery Company Limited Inserted its Strip on the JSE Listing Board appeared first on Jamaica Stock Exchange.

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Wed, 21 Oct 2020 20:37:47 +0000 JSE Bond Indices as at October 21, 2020

JSE Bond Tradesheet – October 21, 2020 The post JSE Bond Indices as at October 21, 2020 appeared first on Jamaica Stock Exchange.

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Wed, 21 Oct 2020 18:56:24 +0000 BSE Trading Report Package October 21, 2020

BSE Trading Report October 21, 2020 BSE Share Summary October 21, 2020 The post BSE Trading Report Package October 21, 2020 appeared first on Jamaica Stock Exchange.

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Wed, 21 Oct 2020 14:30:52 +0000 NCB Financial Group (NCBFG) – Leadership Changes

NCBFG Investor Release – Leadership Changes Within NCB Financial Group The post NCB Financial Group (NCBFG) – Leadership Changes appeared first on Jamaica Stock Exchange.

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Wed, 21 Oct 2020 14:30:37 +0000 Suspension of Tree of Knowledge International Corporation (TOKI)

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) has advised of the suspension of Tree of Knowledge International Corporation (TOKI). The JSE advises that further to several correspondence and telephone communications with the Company regarding overdue filings of TOKI’s 2nd Quarter Financial Statements for the period ended June 30, 2020, “The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) has taken the […] The post Suspension of Tree of Knowledge International Corporation (TOKI) appeared first on Jamaica Stock Exchange.

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Wed, 21 Oct 2020 13:40:30 +0000 Seprod Limited (SEP) Interim Report for the 9 Months Ended 30 September 2020

Seprod interim report – 3rd quarter 2020 The post Seprod Limited (SEP) Interim Report for the 9 Months Ended 30 September 2020 appeared first on Jamaica Stock Exchange.

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Wed, 21 Oct 2020 04:43:00 +0000 Junior Market slips on Tuesday

The Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange closed on Tuesday, with the market declining moderately after the prices of more stocks fell than those rising after 173 percent more shares traded than on Friday. Trading ended with 36 securities changing hands compared to 30 on Friday and closed with the prices of 10 stocks rising, 16 declining and 10 remaining unchanged. At the close, the Junior Market Index […]

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Wed, 21 Oct 2020 00:11:49 -0500 Reprisal fears grip Plum Lane after beheadings

Residents of Plum Lane off Whitehall Avenue in St Andrew are on tenterhooks following last Friday’s beheading of two men in the area, triggering fears of a possible reprisal because of the gruesome nature of the crime. So terrified are they that...

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Wed, 21 Oct 2020 00:09:21 -0500 Online schooling by the roadside - Parents struggling to keep children in classes as ministry tries to help PATH students

Parents across Jamaica are making the effort to assist their children get accustomed to the online method of learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, and Beverley Dressikie of Huddersfield, St Mary, is one of them. The only difference is she does it...

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Wed, 21 Oct 2020 00:09:06 -0500 Windrush campaigners team up for stronger voice

Chairman of the soon-to-be-launched Windrush National Organisation (WNO UK), Dr Desmond Jaddoo, says a system is needed to bridge the gap between persons affected by the United Kingdom’s hostile environment policy and the Home Office, which is...

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Tue, 20 Oct 2020 21:29:02 -0500 Police release image of suspect in driver's licence fraud

The Westmoreland police are seeking the help of the public to identify and find the man pictured above who is a suspect in a fraud investigation. He has been linked to a case of obtaining money by false pretence. Investigators say a...

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Wed, 21 Oct 2020 00:14:45 -0500 Golden age cluster - 43 COVID-19 cases discovered among elderly residents, staff at Kingston home

A COVID-19 cluster of 43 cases discovered at the Golden Age Home in Vineyard Town, Kingston, has triggered emergency protocols to cauterise the spread of the deadly virus among the high-risk group. In a release last night, the Ministry of Health...

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Wed, 21 Oct 2020 00:14:35 -0500 Hanna bags big endorsements in PNP race

Lisa Hanna has picked up the endorsement of two key People’s National Party (PNP) operatives as the campaign for the presidency of the 82-year-old political organisation intensifies. PNP Vice President Phillip Paulwell yesterday threw his lot in...

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Wed, 21 Oct 2020 00:14:29 -0500 We remain independent, fair

On Tuesday, October 20, the board of Radio Jamaica Limited, the parent company of the entities in the RJRGLEANER Communications Group, met and discussed public discourse surrounding Chairman Joseph Matalon’s endorsement of Mark Golding in the...

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Wed, 21 Oct 2020 00:12:19 -0500 COVID-stricken Portland councillor dies

Port Antonio, Portland: Sixty-one-year-old Portland councillor Irvin Brown died yesterday morning at the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI), where he had been admitted after being diagnosed with COVID-19. Brown, who represented the...

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Wed, 21 Oct 2020 00:13:47 -0500 CXC overturns failing English grades for majority of JC students

Jamaica College students are now breathing a sigh of relief with their adjusted grades after being stumped when earlier Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) results showed that over 90 per cent of them had failed English A. So, too, is...

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Wed, 21 Oct 2020 00:13:12 -0500 ‘Stretched to the limit’ - West bracing for upsurge in virus cases amid resource constraints

WESTERN BUREAU: With Jamaica expected to face a fresh wave of COVID-19 cases in the upcoming weeks, the Western Regional Health Authority (WRHA) says it is doing all it can to brace itself albeit with limited numbers of personnel and bed spaces for...

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Wed, 21 Oct 2020 00:07:54 -0500 Longville Park moves to restrict COVID-19 spread

Special measures will take effect in the community of Longville Park in Clarendon as of today as stakeholders move to prevent a massive COVID-19 outbreak among its 12,000 residents. The community was recently placed on the radar for its rising...

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Wed, 21 Oct 2020 07:19:55 +0000 Unsafe nation for young women

DR GABRIELLE JAMELA HOSEIN I’VE STRUGGLED with what to express other than haunting sadness at the killing of Tenil Cupid, and my condolences to her family and her children. I’ve wanted to write a column printed with blank space, where words would otherwise fill the page, to compel a pause, a moment of quiet, when we all still our steps, as we do for the national anthem, to remember that she was just 23 years old. We are a nation where young women are not safe, where they cannot love and choose to leave, and where men’s lethal violence produces generational trauma, pulling both boys and girls into its cycle. I’ve struggled because statistics predict such pain and loss. All the recent studies of violence prevalence in the Caribbean, from Guyana to Jamaica to Grenada to TT, point to established risk factors in young Tenil Cupid’s life. First, entering intimate relationships before 18 years old, particularly with much older male partners (who are legally sexual predators committing the crime of rape and child sexual abuse). Second, motherhood and, especially, adolescent motherhood, for example, beginning at 15 years old and continuing through teenage years with multiple births. Third, limited education, as well as relatively

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Wed, 21 Oct 2020 07:26:46 +0000 Caribbean Sea heating up

The hot Caribbean Sea has implications for more than storms and hurricanes. Coral reef ecologist Dr Anjani Ganase warns of other dangers in the warming ocean. The outlook for coral reefs around Tobago – and impacts on livelihoods – ten years after the last significant event looks grim. These days we can feel the heat on the land and in the sea. With the increasing effects of a warming world and the changing climate, the months of September and October are especially challenging for coral reef scientists. Forty years ago, the water temperature would – on occasion – get too warm for corals. These days, ocean temperatures are rising annually to temperatures that may be too warm even for tropical coral reefs. Coral Reef Watch Coral Reef Watch was developed by NOAA (National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, USA) following the first major global coral bleaching event in 1997/1998. They realised that coral reefs around the world were bleaching during the summer months as tropical water temperatures were simply getting too hot f

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Wed, 21 Oct 2020 00:16:58 -0500 Eswar Prasad | Don’t overestimate the COVID-19 recovery

OP-ED CONTRIBUTION: COVID AND THE ECONOMY The world economy has risen from the depths of the initial COVID-19 plunge. But the recovery has been tepid, uneven, and fragile – and is likely to remain so for the foreseeable future. Start with the good...

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Wed, 21 Oct 2020 00:15:01 -0500 Brokers set higher target for NCB stock

Two brokerage firms have placed higher valuations on the NCB Financial Group stock, NCBFG, above its current trading price, notwithstanding differing expectations of the banking conglomerate’s performance under recessionary conditions. The stock...

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Wed, 21 Oct 2020 00:07:05 -0500 Cheques fading as spending recovers

People are still using cheques but since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic usage has dropped by one-third, according to data from the Bank of Jamaica, BOJ. In an era of physical distancing the use of cheques seems less efficacious. Just over $100...

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Wed, 21 Oct 2020 00:10:18 -0500 KPREIT lands long-sought Ashenheim Road asset

Real estate investment trust Kingston Properties Limited, KPREIT, plans to spend no more than $60 million on improvements to its newest acquisition, commercial property at East Ashenheim Road in Kingston, before going to the market in search of...

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