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The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) combined index declined on Wednesday with an advance/decline ratio of 38/28. The JSE Combined Index declined by 737.87 points or 0.15 per cent to close at 481,453.65 The JSE Main Market Index declined by 1,256.86...
Pulse Investments Chairman Kingsley Cooper addresses shareholders at the company’s annual general meeting on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, at Villa Ronai, Stony Hill, St Andrew. Co-Managing Director Safia Cooper is at left and Director Lois Sherwood at centre.

Pulse shareholders on Tuesday approved the creation of an additional 5.55 billion shares in the modelling and hospitality company. That will take its authorised capital to 7.5 billion shares and sets the stage for Pulse Investments Limited to...

Courier company Mailpac Group Limited beat its own revenue forecast for the December quarter, and is bullish about the year ahead based on expectations of growth in the online shopping space. The company in its first set of financials since its...

Walmart reported disappointing fourth-quarter profits and sales after a sluggish and shortened holiday shopping season. Violent social protests in Chile cut into international sales. Walmart also delivered a weak profit forecast for the year,...

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index advanced on Tuesday with an advance/decline ratio of 34/32. The index moved up by 1,459.19 points or 0.30 per cent to close at 482,191.52 The JSE Main Market Index advanced by 1,450.74 points or 0.30...

Automakers are reopening factories in China that were idled by anti-virus controls as they try to reverse a sales slump in their biggest market. Local officials have orders from the ruling Communist Party to get businesses functioning again while...

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) Combined Index advanced on Monday with an advance/decline ratio of 37/31. The index moved up by 1,811.81 points or 0.38 per cent to close at 480,732.33. The JSE Main Market Index advanced by 2,384.71 points or 0.49...

Insurance Company of the West Indies, ICWI, is planning its launch in a 10th market later this year. ICWI officially opened its ninth office in Dominica last month after the acquisition of the booker business of general insurance company First...

Everything Fresh Limited, EFresh, has scrapped the production of pork and its by-products at its newly acquired business, Meats Experts, citing negative returns from the slaughtering of pigs. EFresh, which has been in the business of food...

P.A. Benjamin’s half-billion-dollar expansion of its downtown Kingston complex is expected to be completed in April. The manufacturer of consumer items sold under the Benjamins brand last year acquired a section of John’s Lane, which sits behind...
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