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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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Six Teams Vie for 28th OECS/ECCB Under-23 Netball Championship
Wednesday
July
4
2018
by
ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) in collaboration with the OECS Commission and the St Kitts Netball Association will host the 28th OECS/ECCB Under-23 Netball Tournament in St Kitts and Nevis at the Pam Tyson Netball Stadium from 7 – 12…

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ECCB Solicits Public Feedback on Consolidation of ECCU National Banks
Wednesday
July
4
2018
by
ECCB

Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis, 4 July 2018 - The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) invites citizens and residents of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) to provide feedback on the Consultative Paper on Consolidation of the National…

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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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Regional Debt Coordinating Committee Takes Steps to Improve Transparency on Regional Government Securities Market (RGSM)
Friday
April
27
2018
by
ECCB

The Regional Debt Coordinating Committee (RDCC) has advanced its efforts to increase transparency and improve relationship among the stakeholders of the Regional Government Securities Market (RGSM).


 


The RDCC, which comprises the financial…

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ECCU Governments Raise $1.2 Billion on Regional Government Securities Market
Friday
April
20
2018
by
ECCB

Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis - The five governments in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU), which issue Treasury bills and bonds on the Regional Government Securities Market (RGSM), raised $1.2 billion from a record 59 auctions in 2017.


 Th…

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Bank Property for Sale
Monday
April
16
2018
by
ECCB

Residential building, former home of former Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Governors. The building consisting of two storeys, has a partial basement and was constructed on over one acre of land.  The property is located on Wigley Avenue in…

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Request for Proposal (RFP) to Establish and Operate a Credit Bureau for the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU)
Tuesday
April
3
2018
by
ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank calls for proposals to establish and operate a credit bureau for the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU).


The RFP is the initial stage of soliciting interested firms or existing credit bureaus to apply for a…

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Governor Antoine Gives ECCB’s Commitment to Work with ECCU Social Security Systems
Wednesday
March
14
2018
by
ECCB

Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis – Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) Timothy N. J. Antoine has given the assurance that the Bank is committed to working with the various Social Security Systems across the Eastern Caribbean Currency…

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ECCB to Embark on Blockchain Pilot Initiative With Bitt Inc.
Tuesday
March
13
2018
by
ECCB

Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis - The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) and the Barbados-based fintech company, Bitt Inc. have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to conduct a FinTech pilot on blockchain technology in the ECCB member…

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