Newsline Business (May 15)

Newsline Business (May 15)

This week Barbados has been hosting the 11th Caribbean Labour Ministers Meeting, and they were joined by Director General of the International Labour Organisation Guy Ryder. The Caribbean will have to rethink its approach to the labour market as it seeks to rebuild ailing economies. This was one of the...

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Caribbean Economic Forum 2019

Caribbean Economic Forum 2019

The Central Bank of Barbados’ 6th Caribbean Economic Forum will take place on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. On that night, the Central Bank’s 2019 Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Dr. Linda Tesar, a professor of economics at the University of Michigan, will sit down with veteran regional journalist, Julian...

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Newsline Business (April 18)

Newsline Business (April 18)

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Newsline Business (April 10)

Newsline Business (April 10)

Barbados’ Tourism Minister, Kerrie Symmonds wants a united CARICOM position on the setting of standards by the international community on small island developing states. Symmonds was at the time addressing parliament during debate on the Companies Amendment Bill. And he referred to a situation where a British bank was fined...

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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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