February 6, 2023

Vistra strengthens its Loan Market Solutions with key leadership appointments and technology investments

London, 1 February 2023: Vistra, a leading provider of expert advisory and administrative support to Capital Market, Fund, Corporate and Private Wealth clients, is pleased to announce key leadership appointments and further investments into its technological capabilities to strengthen its Loan Market Solutions (LMS) support to its Private Debt and Structured Finance clients. Mahen Surnam joined […]

Jamaica: Former CIMA official Langston Sibblies resigns from Financial Services Commission over Usain Bolt scandal

The Government has appointed a new board at the Financial Services Commission (FSC) amid criticism being faced by the body regarding its oversight duties. This comes amid the massive fraud uncovered at investment firm Stocks and Securities Limited (SSL). Finance Minister Dr Nigel Clarke today disclosed that the commission will be chaired by Richard Byles, […]

Georgieva IMF Rwanda Roundtable B−Roll

On Wednesday, January 25, the IMF Managing Director held a roundtable in Kigali, Rwanda with Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors from the East African Community to discuss the challenges they face on the heels of the COVID-19 pandemic, the economic fallout from Russia’s war in Ukraine, the cost-of-living crisis, and climate change. The discussion […]

Cayman: Meals on Wheels Change for Change Donation Drive Jan 27 & 28

It’s that time of the year again! Time to empty those coin jar, piggy bank, coin tray and pockets to help raise funds to support our seniors. Every penny helps, so whether your donations jangles or folds, know that you will be making a difference in the life of a senior in need! The 10th Annual […]

Cayman’s Financial Services Industry takes centre sStage In New York

NEW YORK, USA  After a three-year hiatus due to the pandemic, Cayman Finance, in partnership with the Ministry of Financial Services and Commerce, the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA), the Cayman International Reinsurance Association (CIRCA),and members of the financial services industry, returned to New York to host the popular breakfast briefing and reinsurance roundtable events. […]

5 Online gaming tips to stay safe

It’s no secret that online gaming can be a dangerous place. With so many people playing games from all over the world like pubg, it’s hard to keep track of who is who. That’s why it’s important to be aware of the dangers that come with online gaming and take precautions to stay safe on […]

How do title loans in Indiana work?

Learn More About How Title Loans in Indiana Work! If you’re dealing with an unexpected expense, you may be looking for extra ways to make ends meet. Thankfully, many different loan options are available to assist Indiana residents in an emergency. One such option you may have found in your research is a car title […]

World Bank: US $100 M for Barbados’ Green and Resilient Recovery

Bridgetown, Barbados, January 11, 2023 — The World Bank approved yesterday $100 million in financing to support Barbados’ low carbon economic development and resilience to climate change. “I cannot underscore enough the necessity of support, such as this, to middle income small island developing states,” said The Honorable Mia Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados.  “This loan allows Barbados […]

Final GEP23 Regional Highlights LAC

Global Economic Prospects – Latin America and the Caribbean Recent developments: Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) is estimated to have grown 3.6 percent in 2022. Robust expansion in the first half of the year was driven mostly by consumption, supported by recovering labor markets. However, activity weakened late last year as slowing global growth and […]

Sharp, Long-lasting Slowdown to hit Developing Countries hard

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2023 — Global growth is slowing sharply in the face of elevated inflation, higher interest rates, reduced investment, and disruptions caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, according to the World Bank’s latest Global Economic Prospects report.  Given fragile economic conditions, any new adverse development—such as higher-than-expected inflation, abrupt rises in interest rates to […]