Newsline Business (March 13)

Newsline Business (March 13)

Republic Financial Holdings Ltd on Wednesday announced the acquisition of the majority interest in the Cayman National Corporation Ltd at a cost of 198.4 million US dollars. A statement from Republic Financial Holdings said the transaction comprised the purchase of 74.99 per cent of the issued shares in CNC, at...

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Newsline Business (March 6)

Newsline Business (March 6)

The St. Kitts-based Eastern Caribbean Central Bank has signed a contract with the Barbados-based Fintech company, Bitt Inc. to conduct a blockchain-issued Central Bank Digital Currency pilot within the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union. The ECCB says the agreement was signed late last month and that the pilot project is the...

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Professor Andrew K. Rose Talks Trade and the Economics Profession

Professor Andrew K. Rose Talks Trade and the Economics Profession

The Central Bank of Barbados’ 5th Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Professor Andrew Rose, says some economists are simply forecasting incorrectly, and advises Barbados to monitor political and economic developments in Europe, rising interest rates and protectionism in the USA, and Brexit negotiations.

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Interview with Dr. Patrick Honohan

Interview with Dr. Patrick Honohan

Dr. Patrick Honohan is the guest speaker at the Central Bank of Barbados 4th Annual Caribbean Economic Forum and will be held Thursday, March 30th at the Grand Salle, Central Bank Building in Bridgetown Barbados. Dr. Honohan, an economist of international standing, has published numerous books, monographs and academic journals...

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Central Bank of Barbados 4th Annual Caribbean Economic Forum

Central Bank of Barbados 4th Annual Caribbean Economic Forum

The Central Bank of Barbados in association with the Caribbean Media Corporation (CMC) will bring to the region  “LIVE” the 4th Annual Caribbean Economic Forum with special guest Dr. Patrick Honohan, Former Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland, and veteran journalist, Julian Rogers, scheduled for  the Grande Salle, Tom...

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