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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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ECCB and RSS-ARU Announce Winners of 2021 Creative Youth Competition
Monday
July
12
2021
by
ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) and the Regional Security System-Asset Recovery Unit (RSS-ARU) announce the winners 2021 ECCB/RSS-ARU Creative Youth Competition. 


Students from five ECCB member countries impressed the seven judges with…

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ECCB Highlights Key Achievements of Past Financial Year and Bank’s Focus for 2021-2022
Thursday
July
8
2021
by
ECCB

The Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), Timothy N. J. Antoine, reflects on the work and performance of the Bank over the 2020/2021 financial year and discusses the outlook for the year ahead on this episode of ECCB Connects.


The…

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2021 Marks 45 Years of EC Dollar Peg to US Dollar
Thursday
July
8
2021
by
ECCB

The EC Dollar remains strong after 45 years of being pegged to the US Dollar at a fixed rate of EC$2.70 to US$1.00 on 7 July 1976.


The EC dollar serves as a source of stability for the people of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) and the…

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ECPCGC Answers FAQ of Small Business Owners
Friday
July
2
2021

The Chief Executive Office of The Eastern Caribbean Partial Credit Guarantee Corporation (ECPCGC), Carmen Gomez-Trigg, answers frequently asked questions about the organisation’s loan guarantee programme and shares tips on how small business owners…

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ECCB Records Profit for Financial Year 2020-2021
Wednesday
June
30
2021
by
ECCB

Basseterre, Saint Christopher (St Kitts) and Nevis, 30 June 2021 – The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) recorded a net profit of $25.2 million for the year ended 31 March 2021, a 60.1 per cent decrease from the profit reported in the prior…

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AML/CFT Newsletter - Issue 1 March 2021
Wednesday
June
30
2021
by
ECCB

As part of its ongoing engagement initiatives, ECCB is pleased to launch its quarterly AML/CFT Newsletter. The objective of the AML/CFT Newsletter is to provide regular updates to licensed financial institutions (LFIs), on topical AML/CFT issues…

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