Tag Archives: monetary

  1. Basseterre’s efforts at greater CIP cohesion to gain limelight at 2018 Caribbean Investment Summit

    St. Kitts and Nevis is putting finishing touches on preparations for this month’s highly anticipated 2018 Caribbean Investment Summit, which will be held at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort from May 16th-18th. The Summit is expected to draw more than 250 attendees, including Heads of Government and Heads of Citizenship by Investment Units from Caribbean […]

    May 13, 2018BusinessNo comments

    Effective midnight Sunday, May 6, the retail prices of gasoline, diesel and kerosene will increase while the price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) came down. The new retail price of gasoline will be Bds $3.40 per litre, up from $3.31. The price of diesel will move from $2.60 per litre to $2.61, while the price […]

    May 7, 2018Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  3. Leading fund manager advises Barbadians to continue going after attractively valued investments

    Fortress Fund Managers is advising Barbadians to be selective and continue to pursue attractively valued investments in the current economic climate. This advice was given today during the 8th Annual Fortress Investment Forum at the Frank Collymore Hall which focused on insightful regional and global investment updates, as well as the performance and outlook for […]

    April 2, 2018BusinessNo comments
  4. Corporation Tax Returns Deferred to June 2018

    The Barbados Revenue Authority (BRA) is advising businesses in Barbados that their 2017 Corporation Tax returns which are usually due March 15, 2018 are now required to be filed on June 15, 2018. Erica Lazare, BRA Communications Officer explained that this filing deadline has been deferred to June 15, 2018 to facilitate the BRA’s preparations […]

    March 25, 2018BusinessNo comments
  5. The 5th Caribbean Economic Forum Takes Place March 27

    “Looking Forward: How Caribbean Nations Can Respond to Global Developments.” That is the topic of the Central Bank of Barbados’ 5th Caribbean Economic Forum, which takes place on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 8:30 p.m. (7:30 p.m. in Jamaica). During the 90-minute forum, veteran journalist, Julian Rogers will sit down with Professor Andrew K. Rose, […]

    March 21, 2018Breaking News, Business, FeaturedNo comments
  6. 24th Annual General Meeting of the Small Business Association – Tuesday 28th Nov. 2017 at Savannah Beach Hotel

    Members of the Small Business Association are invited to attend the 24th Annual General Meeting where the keynote address will be delivered by Dr. DeLisle Worrell. It all happens on Tuesday 28th November 2017 at Savannah Beach Hotel, Hastings, Christ Church.

    November 12, 2017Business, Photo GalleryNo comments
  7. Bitt and Central Banks take the blockchain discussion public

    Bitt, the Barbados-based pioneer of digital payment solutions in the Caribbean, will be hosting a financial technology (FinTech) forum that facilitates public discussion with regional Central Banks, and other key regional and international financial institutions around the potential of Blockchain technology. Dr. Patrick Byrne, CEO of the US retail giant, is one of the […]

    September 22, 2017Breaking News, Business, Featured13 comments
  8. Fortress records positive returns in second quarter

    Leading mutual fund manager Fortress Fund Managers has recorded positive returns in its funds for the quarter ending June 30, 2017. This was revealed in its June 2017 Quarterly Report, released to investors recently and which also announced that the “one-year returns to June 30 have also been exceptionally strong especially in our equity investments.“ […]

    August 22, 2017BusinessNo comments
  9. Accounting profession imperilled by de-risking

    Veteran Caribbean diplomat, Sir Ronald Sanders, has warned the accounting and auditing community of the Caribbean that their businesses could soon be at risk as a result of rules that governments are expected to legislate and implement. According to the Antigua and Barbuda Ambassador, who has been actively involved in Caribbean discussions with the Financial […]

    July 3, 2017BusinessNo comments