BoJ reviewing current bank practices

Jamaica Observer: “BoJ reviewing current bank practices”

PRIME Minister Bruce Golding has disclosed that the Bank of Jamaica (BoJ) is currently reviewing the practices of commercial banks as they relate to interest rates.

Jamaica Gleaner: “BOJ downgrades growth prospects”

The Jamaican economy has been thrown into a tail-spin by several days of bad weather that affected the island in late September, with the country’s central bank this week unveiling a litany of negative economic prognostications, which have replaced its previous, more optimistic fore-cast for fiscal indicators such as GDP growth and shrinking inflation.

Jamaica Gleaner: “BOJ ready for credit bureau applications”

Jamaica’s central bank says it is ready to receive applications for the establishment of credit bureaux, now that the requisite laws and regulations have been passed.