Content about Finance

September 16, 2010

On Wednesday, September 22, 2010, The Mona School of Business will be hosting a lecture by Dr. Auguste Kouame from the World Bank on the topic "Jamaica and the World Bank's Development Policy Loans, 2009 to 2011- Recession, Restructuring, Reform".  The presentation will commence at 6 p.m. in the Executive Lecture Theatre of the Alister McIntyre Building.

June 26, 2010

The Jamaican Economy in a dollarised situation, using the US Dollar as the anchor currency, would adopt conditions conducive to economic stability and growth. However, fundamental change in the current arrangement may be premature at this stage.

June 25, 2010

In  the current climate in Jamaica, the involuntary exchange of bonds to lower yielding instruments caught the Jamaican financial sector and other stakeholders unprepared. This is clear evidence of the inadequacies in regulatory oversight and risk management discipline, both at the level of the financial institutions themselves and the local regulatory authorities.