The JSE & the FSC present National Investor Education Week

Posted: September 17, 2008 at 12:00 am

    The Jamaica Stock Exchange and Financial Services Commission will be hosting their Inaugural National Investor Education Week which will be observed from September 27 – October 3, 2008.  The theme of the Week is: “Creating Better Investment Opportunities for All Jamaicans.”     The rationale for the Week was derived from our market research findings which showed […]


CariCRIS Presents an Intensive Credit Risk Training Programme

Posted: September 15, 2008 at 12:00 am

The CariCRIS Credit Risk Training programme offers participants the unique opportunity to familiarize themselves with analysing credit risk from the perspective of credit ratings. The concept of credit ratings is over 100 years old and today it is the most widely understood and accepted ‘language’ of debt markets. Often described as the shortest credit commentary […]


CariCRIS Presents an Intensive Credit Risk Training Programme

Posted: September 9, 2008 at 12:00 am

 Date:                             September 25 and 26th 2008 Time:                            8:30 am to 4:30 pm Venue:                          Mona Visitors’ Lodge, University of the West Indies Registration/Payment   September 19th 2008Deadline:                                        Registration:                                          AMK Communications Limited                                                Unit #6, The Domes, 85 Hagley Park Road, Kingston                                                                                           10                                        876-754-2293, 960-6788  or


RMOD Workshop for Broker Members August 12 & 13, 2008

Posted: August 15, 2008 at 12:00 am

The Regulatory & Market Oversight Division (RMOD) convened its Workshop for members of the Brokerage Community on the August 12 & 13, 2008. The seminar was geared at sensitizing the broker members on the requirements stipulated in the JSE’s Rule 210 – Financial Returns. The workshop provided an opportunity to both, inform members of the […]


Another historic listing Carlton Savannah Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) was listed today August 5, 2008.

Posted: August 5, 2008 at 12:00 am

LISTING CEREMONYCARLTON SAVANNAH REIT (JAMAICA) LTD. ORDINARY SHARESMrs. Marlene Street Forrest – General Manager JSE – PresentationModerator: Mr. Robin Levy-General Manager- JCSD & Deputy GM -JSE Chairman JSE: Mr. Curtis MartinMr Garfield Sinclair: Chairman – CarltonSavannah REIT (Ja) Ltd.Mrs. Fayval Williams: Executive Director – CarltonSavannah REITMr. Wentworth Graham: Chief Regulatory Officer – JSEMembers of the […]


Meet the JSE’s Market Research 1st Quarter Winner 2008

Posted: July 31, 2008 at 12:00 am

Winning paper may be viewed in the Newsroom Section. To access script, please select Jamaica Stock Exchange for Company Listing and the title of the article is “Meet the JSE’s Market Research Competition 1st Quarter Winner.  


JCSD Trustee Services Ltd

Posted: July 28, 2008 at 12:00 am

Jamaica Stock Exchange has advised that The Jamaica Central Securties Depository (JCSD), a subsidiary of the JSE has established a new company, the JCSD Trustee Services Ltd which is 100% owned by the JCSD.The JCSD Trustee Services Limited was incorporated in July 2008 to provide Trustee Services.


The JSE’s Market Research 1st Quarter Winner 2008

Posted: July 28, 2008 at 12:00 am

                                                                                                      .   Hardware & Lumber Limited Company Analysis                         Company Background  Hardware & Lumber Limited (H&L) is involved in the trade of hardware, lumber, household items and agricultural products and provides residential and commercial construction services.   The company, which is incorporated and domiciled in Jamaica is a 67% owned subsidiary of GraceKennedy Limited, which is also incorporated and domiciled […]


Posted: July 20, 2008 at 12:00 am

Gleaner report, Becki Patterson speaks with the Chief Regulatory Officer, Wentworth Graham to discuss his new role and function in the JSE. Please use the following link to access the story.


JSE will be hosting a workshop on the Fundaments of Derivatives & Commodities with Charlie Rubin.

Posted: July 18, 2008 at 12:00 am

Derivatives are defined in finance as, a security whose price is dependent upon or derived from one or more underlying assets. The derivative itself is merely a contract between two or more parties. Its value is determined by fluctuations in the underlying asset. The most common underlying assets include stocks, bonds, commodities, currencies, interest rates and market indexes. Most derivatives are characterized by high leverage.    This […]