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4th Growth and Resilience Dialogue
Tuesday
January
21
2020
by
ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), in collaboration with the OECS Commission and The World Bank, will host the 4th Growth and Resilience Dialogue on 13 February at the ECCB Headquarters, Bird Rock, Saint Christopher (St Kitts) and Nevis.


The…

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Governor Antoine’s Commences Third Round of Country Outreach Visits
Monday
January
20
2020
by
ECCB

Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank, Timothy N. J. Antoine is in Saint Lucia this week meeting with the Head of State, government officials, private sector and social partners as part of his Country Outreach Visits.


 


The Outreach…

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Tell Us What’s On Your Mind - EC Digital Currency Pilot
Monday
January
20
2020
by
ECCB

Are you between ages 18 to 80 and a citizen of Antigua and Barbuda, St Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia or Grenada?


If yes, then we want to talk with YOU! We want to hear your thoughts and ideas about the upcoming digital Eastern Caribbean dollar (DXCD…

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Governor Antoine's 2019 Christmas Message
Tuesday
December
24
2019
by
ECCB

View Governor Antoine's Message


 


“For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace”…

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ECCB and Regional Security System Asset Recovery Unit 2020 Creative Youth Competition Focuses on Art
Monday
December
9
2019
by
ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) and the Regional Security System Asset Recovery Unit (RSS ARU) 2020 Creative Youth will focus on art.


The ECCB Creative Youth Competition is designed to allow students to demonstrate their creativity,…

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ECCB and Toronto Centre Lead Workshop on “Coping with Climate Change and Other Environmental Risks”
Monday
December
2
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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