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Venner Family Expresses Appreciation for Support
Tuesday
January
31
2017

The family of the late Honourable Sir K Dwight Venner expresses appreciation for the outpouring love and support from his friends and colleagues during the family

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ECCB Mourns Loss of Honourable Sir K Dwight Venner
Friday
December
23
2016

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) family deeply mourns the sudden passing of the Honourable Sir K Dwight Venner, the second and longest serving Governor of the ECCB.

On behalf of the Chairman of the ECCB Monetary Council, Prime Minister the…

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ECACHSI Convenes Inaugural Annual General Meeting
Tuesday
November
29
2016

The Eastern Caribbean Automated Clearing House Services Inc (ECACHSI) marked a milestone as it held its inaugural Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the Sir Cecil Jacobs Auditorium, ECCB Headquarters, St Kitts and Nevis on 11 November.

The ECACHSI was…

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ECCB and Financial Information Month Partners Host 6th Business Symposium
Tuesday
October
4
2016

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) in collaboration with its Financial Information Month (FIM) partners will host the 6th Business Symposium and Innovation Forum on
6 October at the ECCB Headquarters, Bird Rock, St Kitts and Nevis.

Dave Cox,…

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Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Launches 2017 OECS Essay Competition
Tuesday
October
4
2016

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) announces the launch of the 2017 OECS Essay Competition.

The OECS Essay Competition, which the ECCB has been hosting since 1996, is open to students in the ECCU countries aged 14

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ECCB Hosts Electronic Payments Conference and Workshop
Friday
September
30
2016

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) in collaboration with the Visa School of Public Policy will host an Electronic Payments Conference and Workshop on 17 October at the
St Kitts Marriott Resort, St Kitts and Nevis.

The Governor of the ECCB,…

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Anguilla and St Kitts and Nevis Capture Top Positions in 2016 OECS Essay Competition
Thursday
September
15
2016

Sarai Hutchinson of the Cayon High School, St Kitts and Nevis and Chrisel Telemaque of the Albena Lake Hodge Comprehensive School in Anguilla are the first place winners in the respective categories of the 2016 OECS Essay Competition, hosted and…

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The Regional Government Security Market (RGSM) Celebrates 500th Auction
Thursday
August
18
2016

The Regional Government Securities Market (RGSM) marked a milestone yesterday, 17 August as it issued its 500th auction.

The RGSM is a regional market which was established in 2002 as a platform for the participating governments of the Eastern…

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ECCB Mourns Passing of Raymond O
Friday
August
5
2016

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank(ECCB) mourns the passing of Raymond O

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Communique of 85th Meeting of Monetary Council - 22 July 2016
Friday
July
22
2016

The Eighty Fifth (85th) Meeting of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) was held under the chairmanship of the Honourable Gaston Browne on 22 July 2016 at Sandals Grande Antigua Resort and Spa, Antigua and Barbuda.

Counci…

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ECCB Monetary Council Chairmanship Moves to Antigua and Barbuda
Wednesday
July
20
2016

Chairmanship of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) will be transferred to the Honourable Gaston Browne, Council Member for Antigua and Barbuda during the official Handing Over Ceremony on 22 July at the Sandals Grande…

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ECCB Mourns Passing of Andy Delmar - President ECCU Bankers Association
Monday
July
18
2016

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is deeply saddened by the sudden and tragic passing of Andy Delmar, Managing Director of 1st National Bank St. Lucia Limited and President of the ECCU Bankers Association.

Responding to the news of Mr Delmar

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ECCU Working Group on Commercial Bank Fees and Charges Commences Work
Tuesday
July
12
2016

The Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) Working Group on Commercial Bank Fees and Charges has been established and convened its first meeting via videoconference on
30 June.

The establishment of the Working Group is one of the ECCB Monetary…

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Non-Compliant Cheques Not Acceptable for Negotiation Effective 15 July
Wednesday
June
29
2016

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) advises that effective 15 July, cheques that are not compliant with the standards prescribed by the Eastern Caribbean Automated Clearing House (ECACH) will no longer be accepted as negotiable instruments.

Th…

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ECCB Governor Welcomes Prime Minister Chastanet As Newest Member of ECCB Monetary Council
Thursday
June
16
2016

Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), Timothy N. J. Antoine has welcomed Prime Minister Allen Chastanet as the newest member of the ECCB Monetary Council.

The Monetary Council is the highest decision-making body of the ECCB. It…

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