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ECCB Digital Dialogues Explores Critical Health Care Issues Facing the Region
Friday
April
16
2021
by
ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) will   commence the next round of its public engagement series, ECCB Digital Dialogues on 22 April, with a discussion on Pandemic and Health Care.


The discussion during this interactive virtual session, will…

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EC$5 Polymer Banknote in Circulation in Anguilla and Saint Lucia
Friday
April
16
2021
by
ECCB

The new EC$5 polymer banknote is now available in Anguilla and Saint Lucia.


The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has issued the new notes to the National Commercial Bank of Anguilla and CIBC First Caribbean International Bank (Barbados) Ltd in…

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ADVISORY: BT Co-operative Finance
Friday
April
9
2021
by
ECCB

It has been brought to the attention of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) that an entity by the name of ‘BT Co-operative Finance’, having a website address of http://btcoperativefin.com/about.html, is claiming to be “licensed by the Eastern…

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ECCB Hosts 5th Growth and Resilience Dialogue from April 14-15
Tuesday
April
6
2021
by
ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank in collaboration with its partners: the OECS Commission, The World Bank and The University of the West Indies, invites the people of the OECS and the wider Caribbean to the 5th Growth and Resilience Dialogue…

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Acquisition of Royal Bank of Canada ECCU Operations by Consortium of National Banks Finalised
Sunday
April
4
2021
by
ECCB

Basseterre, St Kitts, 1 April 2021 - The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) advises that effective 1 April 2021, the Royal Bank of Canada’s (RBC) operations in Antigua and Barbuda, the Commonwealth of Dominica, Montserrat, Saint Christopher (St…

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Bitt Partners with ECCB to Develop World’s First Central Bank Digital Currency in a Currency Union
Wednesday
March
31
2021
by
ECCB

On 31 March, ‘DCash’, designed and developed by the international fintech company, Bitt, in partnership with the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), became the world’s first retail central bank digital currency (CBDC) to be publicly issued within…

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EC$5 Polymer Banknote in Circulation in Commonwealth of Dominica and Grenada
Friday
March
26
2021
by
ECCB

The new EC$5 polymer banknotes are now available in the Commonwealth of Dominica and Grenada.


The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB has issued the new notes to all commercial banks in the Commonwealth of Dominica and the following banks in…

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Public Roll-out of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank’s Digital Currency – DCash!
Thursday
March
25
2021
by
ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank is pleased to invite you to the regional media event to mark the public roll-out of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank’s digital currency – DCash! The event will be streamed live on social media on the DCashEC…

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EC$5 Polymer Banknotes in Circulation in St Kitts and Nevis
Monday
March
22
2021
by
ECCB

22 March 2021, Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis – The new EC$5 polymer banknotes are now available in Saint Christopher (St Kitts) and Nevis.


The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has issued the new notes to: CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank…

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ECCB Encourages Entrepreneurs to Take Advantage of Opportunities COVID-19 Pandemic Presents
Thursday
March
18
2021
by
ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is encouraging budding entrepreneurs to see past the challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic and make use of the opportunities it presents.


Through its weekly public education programme ECCB…

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St Kitts and Nevis DCash-Ready
Thursday
March
18
2021
by
ECCB

St Kitts and Nevis became DCash-ready when the St Kitts Cooperative Credit Union (SKCCU) processed the first DCash consumer-to-merchant transaction.


SKCCU representative, Akilliah Stanley, conducted the transaction at the Bass Bargain Superette in…

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ECCB Governor Announces DCash Public Launch
Tuesday
March
16
2021
by
ECCB

The Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), Timothy N. J. Antoine says the public roll-out of DCash, the ECCB’s digital currency will commence on 31 March.


In his official announcement, Governor Antoine emphasises that DCash is safer,…

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The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States Launches 40th Anniversary
Tuesday
March
16
2021
by
OECS Commission


The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission hosted the official launch of the 40th Anniversary of the OECS, presenting planned activities to commemorate the June 18th 2021 milestone. 




The activities…

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First DCash Transaction Conducted in Saint Lucia
Friday
March
12
2021
by
ECCB

1st National Bank is the first financial institution in Saint Lucia to complete a DCash transaction.


Executive Manager for Information Technology of 1st National Bank, Mozel Isaac, conducted the transaction when he purchased a meal at J’s Wrap Citi…

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Women at ECCB Share What They Choose to Challenge in Recognition of International Women’s Day 2021
Friday
March
12
2021
by
ECCB

Three of the female staff at the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) choose to challenge misconception in leadership, women’s seat at the decision-making table, and gender stereotypes in technology, in recognition of the theme for International…

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