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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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ECCB Highlights Importance of Connectivity and Digital Transformation
Tuesday
March
9
2021
by
ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has highlighted the importance of connectivity and access to digital technologies, which have become more essential to everyday living, with the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic.


A panel of experts explored…

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Next ECCB Digital Dialogues Explores Pandemic and Climate Resilience
Thursday
March
4
2021
by
ECCB

4 March 2021, Basseterre, Saint Christopher (St Kitts) and Nevis – The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) will facilitate a discussion on Exploring Renewable Energy to Fuel Recovery, Resilience and Transformation in the Eastern Caribbean Currency…

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ECCB Launches ECCB Blog
Monday
March
1
2021
by
ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) today launched its Blog: Insights Towards Recovery, Resilience and Socio-economic Transformation.


The blog is the newest addition in a series of the ECCB’s initiatives aimed at strengthening stakeholder…

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ECCB Encourages Safe Use of Mobile Devices Online
Monday
February
22
2021
by
ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is advising people to be cautious when using their mobile devices online as hackers target these devices also.


Information Security Analyst, Genelle Lake, says there is a misconception that hacking and…

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New Season of ECCB Digital Dialogues to Advance Discussion on How Digitalisation Has Transformed Economies and Societies
Thursday
February
18
2021
by
ECCB

 “Pandemic and Digital Transformation” will be the focus of the next session of ECCB Digital Dialogues which resumes on 25 February.


The Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), Timothy N. J. Antoine will moderate the session which…

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First Digital EC Currency (DCash) Transaction Completed Successfully
Thursday
February
18
2021
by
ECCB

The first-ever DCash consumer-to-merchant transaction was successfully completed on Friday, 12 February at Geo F. Huggins’ Foodland in Grenada.


Commenting on this achievement, Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), Timothy N. J.…

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Communiqué - 98th Meeting of the ECCB Monetary Council
Friday
February
12
2021
by
ECCB

The Ninety-Eighth Meeting of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) was held on 12 February 2021, via videoconference, under the Chairmanship of Dr the Honourable Timothy Harris, Prime Minister and Minister for Finance,…

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