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OECS Business Solutions Think Tank and Hackathon To Produce IT Applications to Address Business Problems
Wednesday
July
15
2015

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is collaborating with Quintessence Consulting, e-Caribbean and other partners to spearhead an OECS Business Solutions Think Tank and Hackathon over the period 14

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ECCB and International Finance Corporation Advance Efforts to Establish ECCU Credit Bureau
Friday
June
12
2015

The establishment of a Credit Bureau in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) moves closer to reality as the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) collaborate to finalise the draft Harmonised…

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Business Owners in ECCU Optimistic About the Economic Outlook for First Half of Year
Wednesday
May
13
2015

Business owners in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) have a positive outlook for the economic conditions in the construction, manufacturing and the tourism industry for the first six months of 2015.

That was revealed in the results of the…

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Credit Unions in ECCU Will Not be Regulated Under Proposed Banking Bill
Friday
May
8
2015

Credit Unions which operate within the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) will not be affected by the New Banking Bill which is being passed in the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank(ECCB) member countries.

The ECCB Monetary Council, at its 81st…

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ECCB Governor Issues Statement on Steps to Strengthen the ECCU Banking System
Wednesday
May
6
2015

Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), the
Honourable Sir K Dwight Venner, will address the citizens and residents of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) via radio and television at 8:00 p.m. tomorrow (Thursday, 7 May) on…

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Regional Debt Coordinating Committee Pleased with Role RGSM is Playing in Economic Development of Eastern Caribbean
Friday
May
1
2015

The Regional Debt Coordinating Committee (RDCC) has reported that the five member governments of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) which issued securities on the Regional Government Securities Market (RGSM) in 2014 raised capital amounting…

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ECCB Monetary Council Chair Issues Statement:
Monday
April
13
2015

The Chairman of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Monetary Council, Dr the Honourable Ralph Gonsalves, will address the citizens and residents of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) via radio and television on Tuesday, 14 April on matters…

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ECCB Upgrades Security Thread for Banknotes
Friday
April
10
2015

As part of its thrust to maintain the integrity and security of the EC currency, the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has upgraded the security thread on all banknotes, with the exception of the $5.00 banknote.

The update to the security thread…

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Communiqu
Wednesday
February
25
2015

The Eighty First (81st) Meeting of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) was held under the chairmanship of Dr the Honourable Ralph Gonsalves, on
24 February 2015 at the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, St Kitts and…

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81st Meeting of ECCB Monetary Council Convenes in St Kitts and Nevis
Monday
February
23
2015

Basseterre, St Kitts, 23 February 2015
The Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), the institution

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Charlestown Secondary School and Vieux Fort Comprehensive Secondary School Capture First Places in 2014 OECS Essay Competition
Friday
November
28
2014

Tywana Cranston of the Charlestown Secondary School in the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis and Kesan Samuel a former student of the Vieux Fort Comprehensive Secondary School in Saint Lucia are the first place winners in the respective categories of…

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ECCB Hosts 19th Annual Sir Arthur Lewis Memorial Lecture
Friday
October
31
2014

Dr Peter Blair Henry, Dean of New York University

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Communiqu
Friday
October
31
2014

The Eightieth (80th) Meeting of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) was held under the chairmanship of Dr the Honourable Ralph Gonsalves, on 31 October 2014 at the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, St Kitts and Nevis.

Cou…

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ECCB Announces Launch of 2014 Business Innovation Contest for ECCU Secondary School and Community College Students
Friday
October
3
2014

As part of the activities for Financial Information Month 2014, the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) will host its annual Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) Business Innovation Contest for Secondary School and Community College Students.

T…

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Financial Information Month Shines The Spotlight On The Pursuit Of Success
Wednesday
October
1
2014

Today, 1 October marks the start of Financial Information Month October 2014 in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU).

This year, the campaign for Financial Information Month shines the spotlight on the pursuit of success with the theme

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