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Police in covert activity on motorists

The Police Traffic Division is taking covert action in apprehending motorists a report from National Road Safety Council (NRSC) stated. According to the recently released report over 1073 tickets were … [Read More...]

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Key Insurance in at top of TOP 5

Key Insurance climbed into the Top 5 of the IC Insider’ junior market list, at the number one spot. The rise came about as a result of a turnaround in the company’s September quarterly results, to overcome … [Read More...]

Mayberry’s latest stock picks

Mayberry Investments released their most recent recommendations for 6 Jamaica Stock Exchange listed stocks that they say are BUYS and their closing prices for 19th November. The stocks selected are … [Read More...]

JSE stock split effective today

Jamaica Stock Exchange stock price will adjust at the commencement of trading this morning to take into effect the 5 for 1 stock split that was approved at an Extraordinary General Meeting held on October … [Read More...]

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General Accident in Blue Power out

General Accident Insurance dropped in price during the week to be back in the junior market TOP 5 pushing Blue Power just out of the TOP 5, as demand pushed the latter up to $23 as the company reported … [Read More...]

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Barita up 61% & exists top 5 Pulse in

Barita Investments looks like the stock to deliver the best returns in the main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange, was the lead to IC Insider’s start to the TOP 5 series in September. The stock priced … [Read More...]

IC Top 5 18-11-16

Key Insurance in at top of TOP 5

Key Insurance climbed into the Top 5 of the IC Insider’ junior market list, at the number one spot. The rise came about as a result of a turnaround in the company’s September quarterly results, to overcome … [Read More...]

Mayberry’s latest stock picks

Mayberry Investments released their most recent recommendations for 6 Jamaica Stock Exchange listed stocks that they say are BUYS and their closing prices for 19th November. The stocks selected are … [Read More...]

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Record high of 198,821 for JSE

Stocks on the main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange hit new all-time high in early morning trading with the All Jamaica Composite Index sitting 1,180 points away from the 200,000 points while the JSE market index sits at 181,843. The junior market lags well below the performance of the main market with a moderate increase. Contributing to the steep … [Read More...]

Building under construction  in Montego Bay contributed to economic growth in 2014 Q2.

Doubts cast on employment rate

The Unemployment Rate for June 2016 fell to 12.9 percent, the lowest level since it hit a post 2007 high of 15.4 percent, in June 2013. It is the first time it is breaking below the 13 per cent level that it was stuck at for years. One aspect of the data raises questions about the findings. According to the Statistical Institute of Jamaica the government … [Read More...]

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280,000 points for All Jamaica

The main market of the stock exchange has been closing at new highs on several occasions since November, with the latest being Friday December 2. At the same time, the junior which closed at a new high of 2,482.44 on November 7, is struggling since but with gains of 35 percent year to date. For many years, December has been a period when the main market … [Read More...]

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18 new IPOs for 2017

The Jamaica Stock Exchange is expecting at least 14 new listings of ordinary share in 2017, Marlene Street-Forrest, General Manager of the Stock Exchange told IC Insider.com. Street-Forrest says "this is information provided by brokers as well as enquiries made to the exchange, by interested companies." Two bond issues are also expected to be listed as … [Read More...]

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Jamaican$ trades below 129 vs US – Thursday

The Jamaican dollar made gains against US dollar falling below 129 to the Green back for the second time, in less than a month. The country is entering into a period of high inflows and relatively lower outflows that could well result in some revaluation of the currency for awhile. The local currency also gained, in trading with the Canadian dollar and the … [Read More...]

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Record close greets December – JSE

The Jamaica Stock exchange main market, ended at a new closing high, starting the final month of the year positively. At the close, the All Jamaica Composite Index climbed 634.38 points to end at 195,897.14, a rise of 17 percent for the year to date. The gains obscure the nearly even advance decline ratio of stocks traded. The JSE Market Index grew by … [Read More...]

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Huge price gap in T&T cross listings

Market activity on the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange on Wednesday closed with huge arbitrage opportunities for investors in some cross listed stocks. Elsewhere, trading resulted in double digit gains in Composite and All T&T Indices helped by a 7.3 percent jump in the price of Ansa McAL. Grace Kennedy is trading at a 24 percent premium compared to the … [Read More...]

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JSE ends November at record close

The Jamaica Stock exchange main market ended at a new closing high to close out November with a monthly gain of 5.4 percent and 17 percent for the year to date. At the close, the All Jamaica Composite Index climbed 377.32 points to end at 195,262.76, as rising stocks equaled declining ones. The JSE Market Index grew by 337.39 points to finish at a … [Read More...]

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Another record close for JSE – Monday

The Jamaica Stock exchange main market indices along with the combined index recorded another record close with the All Jamaica Composite Index rising 530.57 points to end at a new closing high of 194,922.67. The JSE Market Index gained 474.43 points to finish at a record closing high of 178,357.64. The JSE combined index climbed 332.72 points to end … [Read More...]

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Barita up 61% & exists top 5 Pulse in

Barita Investments looks like the stock to deliver the best returns in the main market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange, was the lead to IC Insider’s start to the TOP 5 series in September. The stock priced then at $3.15, is now out of the TOP 5 main market list with a 61 percent gain, when it closed the week at $5. Barita has been replaced by Pulse … [Read More...]

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Another record close for JSE

The Jamaica Stock exchange main market indices along with the combined index closed at yet another record, with the All Jamaica Composite Index rising 965.37 points to end at a closing high of 194,392.10. The JSE Market Index gained 863.21 points to finish at a new closing high of 177,883.21. The JSE combined index climbed 1,085.80 points to end at a … [Read More...]

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TCL pushes JSE cross listed index up 290%

Trinidad Cement shares jumped sharply by 190 percent to close at $58.50 and pushed the Jamaica Stock Exchange Cross Listed Index by a massive 290 percent to 1,946.35 points up from 499.06 previously. The move also pushed the combined Index and the JSE market index to new record levels. Trinidad Cement has not traded in Jamaica since May 25, 2015 when it … [Read More...]