JSE’s Preference Shares Over-Subscribed by 88%

Posted: June 5, 2008 at 12:00 am

JSE PREFERENCE SHARE OVER-SUBSCRIBED BY 88% The Jamaica Stock Exchange Limited made a public offer of 33 million five-year Redeemable Variable Rate Preference Shares at $2.00 per share. This offer pays dividend comparable to the higher of Government of Jamaica Weighted Average Treasury Bill Yield (having a tenor of between 178 and 184 days) fixed at […]


RBTT Financial Holdings Ltd

Posted: June 3, 2008 at 12:00 am

RBTT Financial Holdings Limited has submitted its Consolidated Financial Statements for the year ended March 31, 2008. The company has also advised that the following Non-Executive Directors and Executive Management exercised their share option on May 12, 2008:     a)    Peter Aanensen, 5290 RBTT units     b)    Richard Downie, 9294 RBTT units


Sagicor Life Jamaica was listed on the Jamaica Stock Exchange on June 3, 2008

Posted: June 3, 2008 at 12:00 am

Effecting the change was Mr. Richard Byles, President & CEO of Sagicor Life Jamaica who can be seen inserting the new Sagicor Life Jamaica Limited strip. Looking on are Mrs. Street Forrest, General Manager of the JSE and Mr. Ivan Carter, Senior Vice President, Finance and Information Technology of Sagicor Life Jamaica Ltd.


Jamaica Stock Exchange Public Education Outreach Forum

Posted: June 2, 2008 at 12:00 am

Mr. Robin Levy, General Manager of the Jamaica Central Securities Depository and Deputy General Manager of the Jamaica Stock Exchange, captivates the audience as he explains how to read the trade sheet and the meaning of the daily trading information presented to the media.   


RBTT Financial Holdings Ltd

Posted: May 29, 2008 at 12:00 am

RBTT Financial Holdings Limited (RBTT) was awaiting and has now received certain Central Bank approvals from banking regulators in Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Jamaica, the Eastern Caribbean States, the Netherlands Antilles, Aruba and Suriname for the amalgamation and that all other closing conditions are satisfied or waived as appropriate. RBTT and RBC have accordingly agreed […]


What Enhanced Regulations Mean for your Portfolio

Posted: May 25, 2008 at 12:00 am

What Enhanced Regulations Mean for Your Portfolio by Wentworth Graham(As published in the Sunday Observer, May 25, 2008, pg. 5)    Creating a portfolio is not walk into the park.  Apart from having resources to start a portfolio, you must have an investment appetite and willingness to use professional advisors, and this is where things get tricky.  […]


The JSE’s Market Research Awards Ceremony

Posted: May 16, 2008 at 12:00 am

The Market Research Competition chairman Mr. Claremont Kirton made a passionate call of the listed companies and broker members to support the competition has it provides valuable company analysis for investment decisionJamaica Stock Exchange Market Research Competition: Report of Chairman, 2007       Good evening ladies and gentlemen. Let me accord a special welcome to our distinguished guest speaker […]


Capital and Credit Ordinary and Preference Shares Listing

Posted: May 16, 2008 at 12:00 am

Capital & Credit Merchant Bank listed 42,743,978 Preference Shares and Capital & Credit Financial Group (CCFG), 927,565,945 units of Ordinary Shares, on the Jamaica Stock Exchange, Thursday, May 15, 2008 . This ceremony formed part of a historic event, as the company listed simultaneously on the Trinidad Stock Exchange. Mrs. Marlene Street Forrest, General Manager of the Jamaica Stock Exchange congratulated […]


JPS Annual Report 2007

Posted: May 14, 2008 at 12:00 am

Jamaica Public Service Company Limited has advised that its Annual Report for the year 2007 will be late as a result of publication issues.  The Annual Report should be available for distribution on May 19, 2008.


RBTT Appointment

Posted: May 6, 2008 at 12:00 am

RBTT Financial Holdings Limited has announced the appointment of Mr. Filippo Alario to the position of acting Managing Director, RBTT Merchant Bank following the departure of Mr. Lyndon Guiseppi.