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ECCB Continues to Invest in Young Regional Innovators
Thursday
September
23
2021
by
ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) continues to partner with the Caribbean Science Foundation (CSF) to groom the next generation of science, engineering, technology and business leaders in the region through the Student Programme for…

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Trevor Brathwaite Demits Office as Deputy Governor of ECCB
Wednesday
September
22
2021
by
ECCB

After 15 and one half years of service to the people of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU), Trevor Brathwaite demitted office as Deputy Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) on 15 September.


At a farewell event held in…

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ECCB Digital Dialogues Series to Look at Pandemic and Education
Tuesday
September
21
2021
by
ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) will engage stakeholders on the topic ‘Pandemic and Education’ when discussions resume on 28 September with a new series of its Digital Dialogues.


The ECCB recognises that one of the biggest disruptions…

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ECCB Encourages Sound Financial Planning in Midst of COVID-19 Pandemic
Friday
September
17
2021
by
ECCB

CEO at the National Commercial Bank of Anguilla, Sharmaine Francios, advises that: “Now is not the time to put financial planning on hold.”


 


Francois is the guests on this week’s episode of ECCB Connects; she discusses financial planning during…

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Partnership Among Stakeholders in Education Critical for Students’ Success in COVID-19 Environment
Thursday
September
9
2021
by
ECCB

As children return to school in a COVID-19 environment, the guests on this week’s episode of ECCB Connects are of the view that stakeholders in education should work together to ensure that the region’s children excel academically.


 


Secondary…

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ECCB Encourages Empowerment of Rural Women in Agriculture
Thursday
September
2
2021
by
ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) recognises the important contribution women make to the region’s economies and encourages the empowerment of women agricultural entrepreneurs.  


 


In the first episode of Season 17 of ECCB Connects which was…

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Acquisition of Bank of Nova Scotia’s Antigua and Barbuda Operations by Eastern Caribbean Amalgamated Bank Limited Finalised
Tuesday
August
31
2021
by
ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) hereby advises that effective 1 September, the Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) operations in Antigua and Barbuda will cease and the Eastern Caribbean Amalgamated Bank's (ECAB’s) operations will include the…

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EC$5 Polymer Banknote in Circulation in Antigua and Barbuda
Wednesday
August
25
2021
by
ECCB

The new EC$5 polymer banknote is now available in Antigua and Barbuda.


The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has issued the new notes to the Antigua Commercial Bank.


The ECCB launched its family of polymer notes in May 2019 with the new $50 note…

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ECCB Launches DCash in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Friday
July
30
2021
by
ECCB

DCash, the digital version of the EC Dollar, is now available for public use in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.


 


This comes following the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank’s (ECCB) issuance of DCash to the RBTT Caribbean Bank, Saint Vincent and the…

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ECCB Encourages Financial Preparedness for Natural Disasters
Thursday
July
29
2021
by
ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is encouraging the citizens and residents of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union to be financially prepared to respond adequately to natural disasters.


In the season finale of ECCB Connects this week,…

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Communique of the 99th Meeting of the ECCB Monetary Council
Friday
July
23
2021
by
ECCB

Communiqué of the 99th Meeting of the Monetary Council of the


Eastern Caribbean Central Bank


Issued: 23 July 2021


 


The Ninety-Ninth Meeting of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) was held on 23 July 2021, via…

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ECCB Expands Use of DCash in ECCU
Friday
July
23
2021
by
ECCB

The people of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines are next in line to benefit from a safer, faster, cheaper way to pay for goods and services with the imminent launch of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank’s (ECCB) DCash; the digital version of the EC…

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Dr Valda Henry Selected as Next ECCB Deputy Governor
Thursday
July
22
2021
by
ECCB

Following an open process supported by SRI Executive Search and a report from the Monetary Council appointed Selection Panel, which interviewed the shortlisted candidates, the Monetary Council has determined that the next Deputy Governor of the…

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Council Member for Montserrat Assumes Chairmanship of ECCB Monetary Council
Monday
July
19
2021
by
ECCB

Chairmanship of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) will be transferred to the Honourable Premier and Council Member for Montserrat, Joseph Easton Farrell, during a Handing Over Ceremony on 23 July.


Premier Farrell will…

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ECCB Looks back with Pride at 45 years of Stability of the EC Currency
Thursday
July
15
2021
by
ECCB

As the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) marks 45 years of maintaining the EC dollar peg to the US dollar at a fixed rate of EC$2.70 to US$1.00, the Bank reflects, with pride, on the history of the EC dollar on this episode of ECCB Connects.


Reti…

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