News Releases
ECCB Highlights Importance of Connectivity and Digital Transformation
Tuesday
March
9
2021
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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
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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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ECCB Governor Recommits to Serving the Governments and People of the ECCU
Thursday
February
11
2021
by
ECCB

The Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) Timothy N. J. Antoine, marked the start of his second term with a virtual Thanksgiving and Dedication Service on 1 February, with staff and well-wishers.


The ECCB Monetary Council approved…

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ECCB to Release EC Polymer Five-Dollar Note by End of March 2021
Monday
February
8
2021
by
ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is projecting that the polymer five-dollar note will be released by the end of March.


The ECCB launched its family of EC polymer notes in May 2019 with the new $50. The $100, $20 and $10 have since been…

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ECCB Launches 2021 Creative Youth Competition
Friday
February
5
2021
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ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is offering  high school and college students from its eight member countries, the opportunity to express their creativity through art with the opening of its 2021 Creative Youth Competition (CYC).


The CYC,…

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ECCB Moves Towards Adopting Portions of the Basel II/III Framework
Tuesday
February
2
2021
by
ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is moving from Basel I towards the adoption of relevant portions of Basel II and III: global standards for setting and determining capital adequacy and strengthening the regulation, supervision and practices…

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ECCB Governor Reappointed
Wednesday
January
27
2021
by
ECCB

The Monetary Council has approved the reappointment of Timothy N. J. Antoine as Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank. 


The new five-year term commences on Monday, 1 February.


In conveying the Monetary Council’s decision, Chairman of the…

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ECCB Bright Sparks Programme Comes in for High Praise from Interns
Friday
January
22
2021
by
ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) Bright Sparks Programme has come in for high commendation from three of its most recent participants.


Jenielle Brathwaite from Grenada, Olivia Langhorne from Saint Lucia and Christina Cho from Saint…

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ECCB Encourages Healthy Practices for New Year
Friday
January
15
2021
by
ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is advising citizens and residents of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union to adopt healthy practices by paying close attention to their physical and mental health and maintaining good money management…

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