News Releases
Securities Issue on RGSM Increase
Friday
October
19
2018
by
ECCB

 


Securities Issue on RGSM Increase


 


The number of securities issued on the Regional Government Securities Market (RGSM) during the first eight months of 2018 was on par with the record number of 59 recorded in 2017.


That was one of the key…

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ECCB Governor Named Central Bank Governor of the Year, Caribbean
Thursday
October
18
2018
by
ECCB

ECCB Governor Named Central Bank Governor of the Year, Caribbean


 


Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, Timothy N. J. Antoine has been named Central Bank Governor of the Year, Caribbean by GlobalMarkets.


GlobalMarkets is the featured…

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Vacancies
Tuesday
October
9
2018
by
ECCB

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AT THE ECCB


Suitably qualified citizens of member territories of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) are invited to apply to fill vacancies at the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank headquartered in Basseterre, St Kitts. …

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Financial Information Month 2018
Monday
October
1
2018
by
ECCB

October is Financial Information Month in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union.


The theme for Financial Information Month (FIM) is: Financial Empowerment Through Education.  FIM is a regional financial, economic, business and entrepreneurial…

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Governor Antoine's Address on ECCB's 35th Anniversary
Monday
October
1
2018
by
ECCB

Today (1 October), the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is celebrating 35 years of existence, 35 years of service and, most importantly, 35 years of monetary stability.


We offer a high note of praise to Almighty God for His greatness and…

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Governor Timothy N. J. Antoine Opening Remarks - Handing Over Ceremony to Mark the Change in Chairmanship of the ECCB Monetary Council
Wednesday
August
1
2018
by
ECCB

"The Monetary Council convenes at a time when the global economy is recording its best growth in seven years with projections of 3.9 per cent for both this year and next year"


 


Your Excellency Dame Dr Cecile La Grenade, Governor General of Grenada


H…

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Council Member for Grenada takes over Chairmanship of ECCB Monetary Council
Tuesday
July
24
2018
by
ECCB

Chairmanship of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) was transferred to Dr the Right Honourable Keith Mitchell, Council Member for Grenada, during the official Handing Over Ceremony on 27 July at the Crown Ball Room,…

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Notice - EFR to be Published Bi-Annually
Tuesday
July
17
2018
by
ECCB

Commencing 2018, the publication of the Economic and Financial Review (EFR) will be bi-annually instead of the previous quarterly frequency.  The first publication in this new series will cover the period January to June 2018 and the second…

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Eastern Caribbean Payments Council
Friday
July
6
2018
by
ECCB

ECCB Reconstitutes Eastern Caribbean Payments Council


Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis, 6 July 2018 - As part of its mandate to provide general oversight of the payment and settlements system, the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has…

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The ECCB Celebrates 42nd Year of EC Dollar Peg to US Dollar
Friday
July
6
2018
by
ECCB

Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis, 6 July 2018 - The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is celebrating 42 years since the EC Dollar has been pegged to the US Dollar at a fixed rate of EC$2.70 to US$1.00.


The EC Dollar was pegged to the US Dollar on…

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Bitcoin ATM Not Authorised by Regulators in ECCU
Wednesday
July
4
2018
by
ECCB

Bitcoin ATM Not Authorised by Regulators in ECCU


It has come to the attention of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) and the Financial Services Regulatory Commission of St Kitts and Nevis (FSRC) that a Bitcoin ATM has been installed at a…

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ECCB Records Second Consecutive Year of Profit
Friday
June
29
2018
by
ECCB

Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis, 29 June 2018 - The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has recorded a net profit $10.8 million for the 2017-2018 financial year, up by $4.4 million from the previous year.


Governor,  Timothy N. J. Antoine attributes…

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ECCB Advisory on FinTech Operations in the ECCU
Monday
June
4
2018
by
ECCB

ECCB Supports Financial Innovation But Advises Citizens to be Cautious When Getting Involved with These Initiatives


The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is aware of the emergence of several initiatives which compete directly with traditional…

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