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Stories by Steven Jackson/ - Senior Business Reporter

Published:Wednesday | July 17, 2019 | 12:19 AMSteven Jackson/ - Senior Business Reporter

Jamaica may need to add 1.0 gigawatts of power over the next two decades, which would double the current estimated energy output. The new load will include cleaner fuels, such as liquefied natural, LNG, gas and renewables, such as wind, solar and...

Published:Wednesday | July 3, 2019 | 12:08 AMSteven Jackson/ - Senior Business Reporter

The new and fortified competition in the insurance sector is not too big a worry for market leader Sagicor Life, according to the leadership of the parent company Sagicor Group Jamaica. In fact, it is the rival operators that should be concerned...

Published:Wednesday | June 19, 2019 | 12:27 AMSteven Jackson/ - Senior Business Reporter

The extension of the runway at the Sangster International Airport and associated works are scheduled to start in the final quarter of 2019, but the extension requires the acquisition of lands held by Sandals Resorts International. Negotiations for...

Published:Wednesday | May 8, 2019 | 12:12 AMSteven Jackson/ - Senior Business Reporter

Gaming conglomerate Supreme Ventures Limited, SVL, is acquiring Jamaica’s largest sports bookmaker, Any Bet, which would result in SVL controlling around 90 per cent of the market. Any Bet is the trading name for Post to Post Betting Limited and is...

Published:Wednesday | April 3, 2019 | 1:46 AMSteven Jackson/ - Senior Business Reporter

A financing deal struck between Jamaica’s NCB Financial Group and large shareholders of Guardian Holdings Limited, GHL, is turning out to be an impediment to the Jamaican banking conglomerate’s takeover of the regional insurance giant based in...

Published:Wednesday | April 3, 2019 | 12:10 AMSteven Jackson/ - Senior Business Reporter

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) has struck a deal with the tech-heavy Nasdaq exchange in the United States that will allow local brokers to short-sell or profit from falling stock prices, while also trading international stocks. On Monday, the two...

Published:Wednesday | March 20, 2019 | 12:08 AMSteven Jackson/ - Senior Business Reporter

Minority shareholders in Cable...

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