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GraceKennedy Associated Company in Barbados, Signia Financial Group Inc. Acquires Globe Finance Inc.

GraceKennedy Limited (GKL) has announced that one of its associated companies in Barbados, Signia Financial Group Inc., has acquired Globe Finance Inc. The transaction is estimated to cost a total of BBD11.8 million and will result in the formation of the amalgamated company, which will be known as SigniaGlobe Financial Group Inc. GKL currently holds […]

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Proceeds From Illicit Activities Abroad Are Being Laundered Through Barbados – The 2018 INCSR

According to the latest International Narcotics Control Strategy Report proceeds from illicit activities abroad are being laundered through Barbados. Barbados was one of 92 countries examined under the money laundering and financial crimes section of the 2018 report, which included the United States, as well as several Caribbean countries, including the Bahamas, Antigua and Barbuda, […]

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Businessuite 2017 Top 10 Barbados Companies By US$ Revenue

Nat Rank Nat Rank Carib Rank Listed Company LC$000 US$000 LC$000 US$000 2017 2016 2017 2016/17 2016/17 2015 2015 1 1 2 Sagicor Financial Corporation $1,134,147 $1,104,219 2 2 6 First Caribbean International Limited $533,780 $522,373 3 3 9 Goddard Enterprises Limited $767,460 $387,606 $924,469 $466,904 4 4 20 Cable & Wireless (Barbados) Limited – […]

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Businessuite 2017 Top 10 Barbados Companies By US$ Profit After Tax

Nat Rank Nat Rank Carib Rank Listed Company LC$000 US$000 LC$000 US$000 2017 2016 2017 2016/17 2016/17 2015 2015 1 1 1 First Caribbean International Limited $143,336 $97,932 2 2 5 Sagicor Financial Corporation $107,897 $98,443 3 10 13 Cable & Wireless (Barbados) Limited – FLOW $99,367 $50,185 ($49,693) ($25,097) 4 3 20 Goddard Enterprises […]

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Visitors staying away from hotels, warns BHTA official

Barbados recorded an 8.1 per cent increase in long-stay visitor arrivals during the first half of this year, compared to the same period in 2016. However, Chief Executive Officer of the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA) Rudy Grant pointed out today that this was not reflected in the occupancy levels of BHTA member properties, […]

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Standard Poor’s Downgrades Barbados For The Second Time In Six Months

International rating agency Standard Poor’s (S&P) this week downgraded Barbados for the second time in six months, lowering its long-term local currency rating from CCC+ to CCC. In giving the rating a negative outlook, S&P said this reflected the potential for a downgrade over the next 12 months should the Government fail to advance measures […]

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Barbadians Warned To Brace For More Hardships – Dukharan

The Chief Economist for Bitt Inc, Marla Dukharan, is warning Barbadians to brace for more hardships, given the likelihood that the Government will miss its fiscal targets and that the island’s overall economic performance will be weaker than expected this year. She issued the grim assessment in response to the latest country risk report prepared […]

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Women Head 57 Per Cent Of Households In Barbados – IDB Study

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Project Leader Diether Beuermann Mendoza is reporting that a recent study has revealed that women head 57 per cent of households in Barbados, and account for a significant percentage of the island’s poor when compared to men, revealing a significant gender gap.The study also revealed that the rich households have smaller […]

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Barbados Follows Trinidad And Imposes A Foreign Exchange Fee On Foreign Purchases And Payments

As in many other countries around the world Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago have seen the popularity of online purchases increase significantly over the past few years. And in the twin island state it is said that between 12 to 13 per cent of all foreign exchange transactions are associated with online shopping. Faced with the […]

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Sagicor Financial Corporation Reporting Improved EPS Of US 6.3 Cents Up From US 5.2 Cents Recorded In 2016 – McNamara

Stephen McNamara Chairman of The Sagicor Group is reporting improved earnings per common share (EPS) of US 6.3 cents up from the US 5.2 cents recorded in 2016. This as the Group maintained its solid performance from the first quarter into the second Quarter, recording net income of US$41.1 million for the six months ended […]

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