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ECCB and Toronto Centre Lead Workshop on “Coping with Climate Change and Other Environmental Risks”
Thursday
November
28
2019
by
Toronto Centre

At the request of, and in partnership with, the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, Toronto Centre is holding its first five-day cross-cutting workshop. The workshop is aimed at helping financial sector supervisors and regulators identify the risks that…

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Six Banks Capture Inaugural ECCU Bank of the Year Awards
Tuesday
November
12
2019
by
ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has recognised six commercial banks operating within the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) for demonstrating outstanding banking service and social responsibility.


Governor of the ECCB, Timothy N. J.…

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24th Annual Sir Arthur Lewis Memorial Lecture Delves into Fourth Industrial Revolution
Friday
November
1
2019
by
ECCB

The 24th Sir Arthur Lewis Memorial Lecture, which will be held at the Sir Cecil Jacobs Auditorium, ECCB Headquarters, St Kitts and Nevis on 6 November, will focus on “Confronting the Fourth Industrial Revolution”.


Cecil Allan St Jules, banking…

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Acquisition of Bank of Nova Scotia ECCU Operations by Republic Bank Finalised
Thursday
October
31
2019
by
ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) hereby advises that effective 1 November, the Bank of Nova Scotia operations in Anguilla, the Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, Saint Lucia, St Kitts and Nevis and St Vincent and the Grenadines will cease…

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ECCB Committed to Implementation of Basel II and Basel III
Thursday
October
24
2019
by
ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is committed to implementing certain aspects of the Basel II and Basel III capital adequacy frameworks (Basel II/III), given that the current Basel I capital framework is not sufficiently risk sensitive to…

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Share Your Views- Caribbean Economic Research Team (CERT) Survey of Payment Choices 2019
Friday
October
18
2019
by
Caribbean Economic Research Team

Help CERT understand how people make payments in the Caribbean 


 


New payment options are changing the way we pay for goods and services. It is important for Caribbean central banks to understand how and why people choose among different payment…

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Eastern Caribbean Securities Regulatory Commission Receives Monetary Council Approval for Enactment of New Securities Bill and ECCU Investment Funds Bill
Thursday
October
17
2019
by
ECSRC

The Eastern Caribbean Securities Regulatory Commission (ECSRC) has received approval from the ECCB Monetary Council to enact a newly redrafted Securities Bill and a new ECCU Investment Funds Bill.


The newly drafted Securities Bill, which will…

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Communiqué of the 94th Meeting of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank
Friday
October
11
2019
by
ECCB

The Ninety-Fourth Meeting of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) was held at the ECCB Headquarters, Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis, on 11 October 2019 via videoconference, under the Chairmanship of Dr The Right…

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Top Performers of Inaugural ECCB/RSS ARU Creative Youth Competition Hail from Six ECCB Member Countries
Friday
September
13
2019
by
ECCB

13 September 2019, Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis – Students from six ECCB member countries emerged as the top performers in the Inaugural Creative Youth Competition sponsored and hosted by the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) and the Regional…

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ECCB Approves Republic Financial Holding Limited’s Application to Acquire Bank of Nova Scotia Operations in Most ECCB Member Countries
Saturday
September
7
2019
by
ECCB

7 September 2019, Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis – The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), in consultation with the ECCB Monetary Council, has approved the application for the transfer of the assets and liabilities of the Bank of Nova Scotia…

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EC Polymer Notes in Circulation in all ECCB Member Countries
Wednesday
September
4
2019
by
ECCB

4 September 2019, Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis – The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is reminding the public that it has issued a new family of EC notes made from polymer.


Polymer is a thin, flexible and transparent plastic film made from a…

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Call for Papers - 51st Annual Monetary Studies Conference
Thursday
August
22
2019
by
ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, in conjunction with the Caribbean Economic Research Team (CERT), will host the 51st Annual Monetary Studies Conference. The conference will be held over the period Tuesday, November 19 to Thursday, November 21,…

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ECCB Launches ECCU Public Debt and Market Information Web Portal
Thursday
July
25
2019
by
ECCB

 


25 July 2019, Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis – The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) launched the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) Public Debt and Market Information Web Portal during a regional media conference held on 23 July at the…

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ECCB Records Third Consecutive Year of Profit
Friday
June
28
2019
by
ECCB

 


Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis, 28 June 2019 - The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has recorded a net profit of $32.7 million for the 2018-2019 financial year.


This third consecutive year of profit exceeds last year’s profit by $21.9 million…

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ECCB Commissions Evaluation of its Communication, Public Education and Community Outreach Programmes
Tuesday
June
25
2019
by
ECCB

 


25 June 2019, Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis - The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has engaged the services of a marketing and strategic communication firm to conduct an assessment of its communication, public education and community…

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