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New Stock Ratings & Analysis. Main Event Results Down

Here is the latest weekly digest (Jun 5th – Jun 11th, 2017). A quick easy read of this week’s top and most relevant business news. No fluff, just the highlights.

This week we highlight a few stock picks (from local brokers). Sometimes deciding what and when to buy and sell can become a long drawn-out emotional process. Thankfully, with guidance, this process should be a lot easier. Plus, once you do your own analysis on each investment you will become more confident in your decisions. Continue Reading

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Cable Bahamas Listed. Marley Invests In ‘High Times’ Brand

Here is the latest weekly digest (May 25th – Jun 4th, 2017). A quick easy read of this week’s top and most relevant business news. No fluff, just the highlights.

High Times, the magazine that has chronicled the transformation of marijuana use from an underground vice to a major American business, said on Thursday that it had been acquired by a group of investors that includes Damian Marley, son of the reggae star Bob Marley.’ This according to the New York Times.

The High Times is distinguishing itself as the definitive resource for all things cannabis, since 1974. Continue Reading

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Read My Lips – No New Taxes. US$ IPO Clampdown & Snap Slides

Here is the latest weekly digest (Mar 6th – Mar 12th, 2017). A quick easy read of this week’s top and most relevant business news. No fluff, just the highlights.

After warning for weeks, that a new budget was at hand, it is finally here. By now you would have heard some of the general comments, increases all around, but I wanted to present some of the public commentary on the topic. Continue Reading

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Economy On Track, Market Inches Up, Digicel To Cut 1 in 4

Here is the latest weekly 101 (Feb 20th – Feb 26th, 2017). A quick easy read of this week’s top and most relevant business news. No fluff, just the highlights.

Market Review

The market inched up by 0.24% this week. Not as aggressive as it did during early February and January, but still an increase compared to last week’s fall off. The big winners this week were SEP up by a whopping 46% (what’s happening here), DCOVE up by 25%, KEX jumps to a high of $35 (up 17%), and ISP hits $10 (and there are a few others). GENAC fell 16%, MUSIC by 13% and PJAM and AMG by 11%. Continue Reading

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Unemployment At Its Lowest, LNG Launched, JNBS Bank Approved

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Here is the latest weekly digest (Nov 14th – Nov 20th, 2016). A quick easy read of this week’s top and most relevant business news. No fluff, just the highlights.

National Highlights

  • Jamaica has finally launched an LNG Terminal in Jamaica. After almost 2 decades of planning, Jamaica has finally been able to execute on its desire to have a different (and cheaper) energy source in the country. Jamaica could also become a hub to supply other countries
  • The government is reporting that unemployment (at 12.9%) is now the lowest it has been in 5 years. As at July 2016 1.19m people were employed.
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Noranda Bauxite Sold, CAC’s $55m+ Hit, Stock Split Mania

Here is the latest weekly digest (Oct 23-29, 2016). A quick easy read of this week’s top and most relevant business news. No fluff, just the highlights.

  • JSE stock split approved – The Jamaica Stock Exchange shareholders met and overwhelmingly voted in favour of a 5-for-1 stock split which will be effective in another two weeks (November 8, 2016)
  • Cargo Handlers Limited also had their 10-to-1 stock split done last week
  • And continuing on the stock split hype PTL (Paramount Trading Ltd) also had their AGM & Board meeting yesterday (yes, saturday) to consider a stock split as well

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Inflation Low, But Dollar Sliding. 2017 Growth Forecasts For Latin America

Here is the latest weekly digest (Oct 16-22, 2016). A quick easy read of this week’s top and most relevant business news. No fluff, just the highlights.

  • The Jamaica Stock Exchange legislation was passed in the lower house and is moving to the upper house – The Junior Market tax incentive legislation aims to continue the tax break given to companies that list on the market. There are however still some opposing views as Opposition member Peter Phillips reiterated the point that the country would be better served if the tax incentive was given to investors than the companies.
  • Jamaica as an International Financial Hub – There was the passage of three key pieces of legislation in the House of Representatives that should better position Jamaica as a place of choice to facilitate the administration of international financial and business services. These include: the General Partnership Act 2016; the Partnership Limited Act 2016; and the International Corporate and Trust Service Providers Act.

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C2W Music Loses Its Chairman. J$19.5 Million / 27 Stocks Traded – Sep 24, 2013

Stock market performance report for Tuesday 24th of September 2013 below.

Jamaica Stock Exchange

Summary

  • Combined Market – J$19,476,763 – 6,359,532 shares / 26 stock(s) traded. 79 trades.
  • JSE Market Index – J$18,563,527 – 5,710,580 shares / 61 trades. 5 Advanced / 6 Declined / 9 Firm.
  • JSE Junior Market Index – J$913,236 – 648,952 shares / 18 trades. 1 Advanced / 2 Declined / 3 Firm. Continue Reading
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