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Friday
February
11
2011

The Sixty-ninth Meeting of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) was held at the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) Headquarters in St Kitts and Nevis on 11 February 2011, under the chairmanship of the Honourable Nazim…

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ECCB Monetary Council Meets in St Kitts and Nevis
Thursday
February
10
2011

Basseterre, St Kitts, 09 February 2011
The Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) will present the report on monetary and credit conditions in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) at the 69th meeting of the ECCB Monetary…

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2010 ECCU Economic Review: Focus on Strengthening Fiscal and Financial Stability
Monday
January
17
2011

The Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) will highlight the strategies that have been initiated to strengthen the region

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ECCU Member Territories Launch Rebased National Accounts And Consumer Price Index (CPI) Statistics
Tuesday
December
14
2010

Basseterre, St Kitts, 14 December 2010
On Wednesday 15 December 2010, the member countries of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) will simultaneously launch their rebased National Accounts and Consumer Price Index (CPI) across the region via…

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The ECCB Announces Dreams to Reality Story Contest Winners
Friday
December
3
2010

Basseterre, St Kitts, 2 December 2010
A citizen of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU), who has realised his dream of owning a nightclub and a farm through saving regularly and investing wisely is the winner of the Financial Information…

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The ECCU to Benefit from Training Funded by the World Bank
Friday
December
3
2010

Basseterre, St Kitts, 2 December 2010
On Tuesday, 7 December 2010 the World Bank in collaboration with the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank will launch two projects geared towards strengthening the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Eastern…

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Conference focuses on role of commercial banking in growth and development
Monday
November
8
2010

Basseterre, St Kitts, 28 October 2010
Representatives from regional and international commercial banks and financial institutions will examine

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ECCU Dreams to Reality Contest
Monday
September
6
2010

Citizens of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) are being given the opportunity to share their financial success stories through the 2010 Financial Information Month Dreams to Reality Contest.

Eligible candidates must be people from humble…

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Update on British American Insurance Company in the Eastern Caribbean and CLICO
Friday
July
16
2010

In November 2009, the ECCU Governments announced a strategy to address the collapse of British American Insurance Company within the Eastern Caribbean (EC). Following this, we provided further information about the acceptance of the proposal for a…

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Communique of the 67th Meeting of the ECCB Monetary Council, 16 July 2010
Friday
July
16
2010

The Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) held its 67th meeting at the Grand Beach Hotel in Grenada on 16 July 2010, under the chairmanship of the Honourable Nazim Burke, Minister for Finance, Grenada.

The meeting was…

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New ECCB Monetary Council Chairman Takes Office
Monday
July
12
2010

The Honourable Nazim Burke, Council Member for Grenada will assume chairmanship of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) following the official handing over ceremony on 16 July at the Grenada Grand Beach Resort.

The…

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The ECCU Commemorates the 34th Anniversary of the EC Dollar Peg to the US dollar
Thursday
July
8
2010

Basseterre, St Kitts, 7 July 2010
Wednesday, 7 July 2010 marks 34 years since the EC dollar was pegged to the US dollar at a fixed rate of EC$2.70 to US$1.00 on 7 July 1976.

Prior to this, the EC currency was fixed to the pound sterling at an…

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Regional Debt Coordinating Committee Convenes its 30th Meeting
Thursday
July
1
2010

Basseterre, St Kitts 1 July 2010
The Regional Debt Coordinating Committee (RDCC) convened its 30th Meeting on 24 June 2010 at the ECCB Headquarters in St Kitts and Nevis. The meeting provided an opportunity for the Committee members to continue…

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Financial Fitness Walk-A-Thon Attracts Over 175 Participants
Tuesday
May
18
2010

Basseterre, St Kitts, 26 April 2010
Participants in the

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Experience the Region
Tuesday
May
18
2010

Basseterre, St Kitts, 26 May 2010
An interactive tour of the OECS/ECCU Exhibition Centre has been launched by the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank. More than just an artistic showcase, the tour, which is available on the Bank

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