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Insurance company Guardian Life Limited and its former vice-president and actuary, Catherine Allen, are locked in a legal battle in a claim she filed for wrongful dismissal.The case also involves Guardian's decision to tap $1.25 billion of its...

The returns on local equities more than doubled returns on foreign currency investments during the September quarter, the Bank of Jamaica, BOJ, has reported.Equities delivered 14 per cent return over the quarter compared to six per cent for hard...

QUESTION: I enjoy doing garment construction/fashion designing, but I've always heard that you should dress for success, as in whatever your dreams are, dress for it and it will come to you. However, as a fashion designer I like to make clothing for...

Jamaica's lottery company, Supreme Ventures Limited, SVL, has converted the Satro building in Georgetown, Guyana, into space for its video-gaming operation, which debuts in that market next...

Banking conglomerate Scotia Group Jamaica Limited recorded a soft fourth quarter, but still closed the year with marginally higher profit of $12.8 billion.Those results were just 2.6 per cent better...

Bank of Jamaica, BOJ, exited the foreign exchange market this week after buying up more than US$10 million, saying it was satisfied that demand and supply could be met for the remainder of the year, in...

Elite Diagnostic Limited is setting up a third location near Drax Hall, St Ann, that is set to open for business by next July.The medical imaging provider expects to generate business for its new branch along the...

Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation, the Canadian entity seeking to acquire Sagicor Financial Corporation, has negotiated initial three-year contracts with the country heads in Barbados...

Last week, I provided evidence of a lack of competition in the Jamaican banking sector. As one possible remedy, I praised the issuance of a commercial banking licence to Jamaican National, JN, and recommended the...

Guatemala is the largest economy in Central America. Well, no.Actually, Panama is the largest, but most Central Americans consider Panama to be in its own category. They see the region starting at the...
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