Bunting’s new finance house to list

Jamaica Observer: “Bunting’s new finance house to list”

PETER Bunting’s new finance house is to follow Barita Investments and list on the Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) early in the new year, taking the number of listings to 46. The Initial Public Offering (IPO) is expected to be announced over the coming weeks.

Jamaica Observer: “Barbados Central Bank Governor says no need to fear over ratings fall”

Barbados’ new Central Bank Governor says there’s no need to worry about the recent downgrade in the country’s economic outlook by rating firm, Standard & Poor’s (S&P). In fact, Dr DeLisle Worrell says it doesn’t mean much considering Barbados is not seeking a loan on the international market.

Jamaica Observer: “Fed survey finds US recovery gaining momentum”

The U.S. economic recovery gained traction in the late fall as shoppers spent a bit more and factories bumped up production, according to a Federal Reserve survey released Wednesday.