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Tag Archives: devaluation

  1. Mia Mottley slaps down the gauntlet – Speak or call elections!

    Several events over the last few weeks, have impacted the level of confidence of Barbadians in the local economy – The decision by the Bank of Guyana not to accept Barbados currency. The Downgrade by CariCris this week on the heels of 17 previous downgrades The belated Admission by the Governor of the Central Bank […]

    January 16, 2017Breaking News, Featured, PoliticalNo comments
  2. Currency Devaluation: Would It Contribute to Growth? By Charles Skeete

    Introduction While a great deal of attention has been paid to how the fiscal deficit could be reduced to a sustainable level, until very recently, rather less attention has been paid to what appears to this writer to be growing signs of an unsustainable balance of payments (BoP) deficit. Could it be that the Barbados […]

    November 19, 2016BusinessNo comments
  3. “Of China’s devalued currency, blood and windfalls” by Sir Ronald Sanders

    Republican US Presidential hopeful, Donald Trump, sees ‘blood‘ everywhere. Unhappy and irritated by a question put to him by a female Fox News TV journalist during a debate between several Republican aspirants for the White House, he notoriously said she had blood coming out of her eyes and “wherever“. Now he says that the devaluation […]

    August 18, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments