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2021 Christmas Message from Governor of the ECCB - Timothy N.J. Antoine
Saturday
December
25
2021
by
ECCB

“May the God of hope, fill you with all joy and peace, as you trust in Him, so that you may overflow with hope, by the power of the Holy Spirit” ~ Romans 15.13, NIV


Fellow citizens, residents and friends of the ECCU, season’s greetings!


Indeed, it…

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ECCB Recognises Commercial Banks’ Efforts at 2021 ECCU Bank of the Year Awards
Friday
December
17
2021
by
ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has recognised the CIBC/First Caribbean International Bank (Barbados) Ltd in Antigua and Barbuda, Bank of Saint Lucia Limited, and the 1st National Bank St Lucia Limited, for their exceptional banking…

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ECCB Revokes Bank of Nova Scotia’s Banking Licence
Wednesday
December
8
2021
by
ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) advises that effective 6 December, it has revoked the banking licence of Bank of Nova Scotia, located in Antigua and Barbuda, as the bank has ceased to carry on banking business in the Eastern Caribbean…

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Eastern Caribbean Central Bank set to Launch DCash in the Commonwealth of Dominica and Montserrat
Tuesday
December
7
2021
by
ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is pleased to be rolling out its DCash pilot to two additional member countries today, Tuesday, 7 December at
2:00 p.m. during a joint launch in the Commonwealth of Dominica and Montserrat.


In March 2021,…

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Regional Debt Coordinating Committee (RDCC) Discusses Plans to Strengthen Debt Management Practices in Eastern Caribbean
Monday
December
6
2021
by
ECCB

The Regional Debt Coordinating Committee (RDDC) convened on 3 December 2021 to strategise on a harmonised approach to public sector debt management and to consider the impact of the end of the London Interbank Offer Rate (LIBOR) on the Eastern…

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High Non-Performing Loans Can Have Serious Implications for Customers and Banking System
Friday
November
12
2021
by
ECCB

Experienced banker and Managing Director, Grenada Co-operative Bank Limited, Richard Duncan has cautioned that non-performing loans, if allowed to get out of control, can have a serious impact on the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) banking…

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ECCB Governor says the Bank will play a very active role to help build climate resilience in ECCU financial system
Thursday
November
11
2021
by
ECCB

Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), Timothy N.J. Antoine, says the Bank is committed to support the region’s response to climate change by incorporating climate risks into its risk management framework for the supervision of…

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ECCB Revokes Banking Licences
Friday
November
5
2021
by
ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) advises that in keeping with Section 14 of the Banking Act, it has revoked the banking licences of RBTT Bank (Grenada) Limited, RBTT Bank (SKN) Limited and Royal Bank of Canada effective 29 October.


The…

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Financial Partners Share Strategies to Help Small Businesses Thrive
Friday
November
5
2021
by
ECCB

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has collaborated with financial partners to share practical strategies that small business owners can use to adapt, innovate and thrive during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.  


This week’s episode of ECCB…

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ECCB Governor says vaccination is a key tool to help bring the COVID-19 pandemic under control
Wednesday
November
3
2021
by
ECCB

Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), Timothy N.J. Antoine, says he believes vaccination is a key tool in the global arsenal against the COVID-19 pandemic, and he encourages those in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) who…

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Tourism Stakeholder Recommends Tourism Model for Wealth Creation and Empowerment of ECCU Citizens
Friday
October
29
2021
by
ECCB

A major player in the tourism industry in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union is of the view that a tourism product based on the respect, preservation and enjoyment of the natural environment is the ideal model of the future for tourism in the…

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New Deputy Governor Excited About Regional Transformation
Friday
October
22
2021
by
ECCB

Newly appointed Deputy Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), Dr Valda Henry, is excited about the prospects of transforming the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union as she embraces her new role.


Dr Henry assumed duties as Deputy…

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Communiqué of the 100th Meeting of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank
Friday
October
22
2021
by
ECCB

The Hundredth Meeting of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) was held on 22 October 2021, via videoconference, under the Chairmanship of the Honourable Joseph Easton Farrell, Premier and Minister for Finance of…

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ECCB Observes Caribbean Statistics Day 2021
Thursday
October
14
2021
by
ECCB

The ECCB is pleased to join with its CARICOM colleagues in observing Caribbean Statistics Day 2021, under the theme: Leave No One Behind...Everyone Counts


This year, the Bank takes the opportunity to showcase its recent initiative “Stats&Facts”,…

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Governor Antoine Underscores Importance of Monetary Stability
Friday
October
8
2021
by
ECCB

Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) Timothy N. J. Antoine has underscored the importance of monetary stability and what this means for the people of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU).


Speaking during a church service on 3…

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