Locally owned contact center and business process outsourcing (BPO) company, itelbpo, is adding 20,000 square feet of space to its Kingston-based operations by the end of May in its drive to create 1,000 new jobs in 2019. “The discussions to expand our Kingston site started in the fourth quarter of 2018 and buildout began on […]
JMMB Group’s pension fund in the Dominican Republic, AFP JMMB BDI, was the top-performing pension fund of the seven players in that market, as it provided its clients with a return of 9.19%; when compared to the market’s average of 7.5% on retirement savings, at the close of 2018. The results were revealed by the […]
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“The value of our lives is not determined by what we do for ourselves. The value of our lives is determined by what we do for others.” – Simon Sineck On the morning of April 1, 2019, I woke up to the breaking news on social media and the major news networks of the death […]
Development Bank Of Jamaica Programmed Initiatives For 2019/20 Projected To Facilitate Investments Totaling Some JA$26.4B And Engagements Targeting 220 New Companies.
Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ) programmed initiatives for 2019/20 are projected to facilitate investments totaling some JA$26.4 billion and engagements targeting 220 new companies. As stated in the 2019/20 Jamaica Public Bodies Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure, the entity’s activities are expected to yield loan disbursements totaling $7.6 billion, as against $3.8 billion for the […]
Angostura Holdings Limited Reporting Increased Profit After Tax Of TT$18.8M Or 16.9% For The Fiscal Year 2018
Trinidad and Tobago based Angostura Holdings Limited is reporting increased profit after tax of TT$18.8 million or 16.9% for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2018 over the comparative period last year. Profit after tax for the fiscal year was TT$129.9M compared to TT$III.IM reported for 2017, with Comprehensive Income for the period of $131.6M […]
Chairman of Berger Paints Jamaica Limited (BPJL) Mr. Adam Sabga is describing 2018 as an interesting, challenging and successful year in many ways for Berger Paints Jamaica. Since the ANSA McAL’s Group acquisition of BPJL in 2017, the company has navigated this transition whilst focusing attention on growing market share, alignment throughout their regional coatings […]
George Hugh, Managing Director of AMG Packaging & Paper Company Limited (AMG) is reporting in just released Unaudited Financial Statements for the 2nd Quarter ending February 28, 2019, revenues increasing 12.81%, moving from JA$343.66 million in 2018 to JA$387.69 million in 2019. Manufacturing Costs increased 17.20% moving from JA$261.30 million in 2018 to JA$306.29 million […]
Consumer And Business Confidence In The Jamaican Economy Remain Positive, With Both Indices Recording Increases For The First Quarter Of 2019.
The consumer confidence index was 177.5 points compared to the 175.5 points in the fourth quarter of 2018, while the business confidence index increased to 151 points. This was disclosed at a press conference held yesterday at the Spanish Court Hotel in New Kingston. The survey of consumer confidence and the survey of business confidence […]