November 19, 2019

ECCB celebrates 35th Anniversary

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Address by Timothy Antoine, Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) Tuesday, October 2, 2018 — The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is celebrating 35 years of existence, 35 years of service and, most importantly, 35 years of monetary stability. We offer a high note of praise to Almighty God for His greatness and […]

PM Mitchell assumes Chairmanship of ECCB Monetary Council

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From The New Today Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell is back for another one-year stint as Chairman of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) which is rotated annually among the respective Ministers of Finance in the member states. Dr. Mitchell is taking over from the outgoing Chairman, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit […]

De-risking blamed on overzealous regulations

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By Ken Richards From winnfm St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): Overzealous regulations are what’s fueling the loss of correspondent banking relations in the Caribbean and elsewhere, according to Foreign Affairs Minister Mark Brantley. The matter received some traction when Central Bank governors from the Commonwealth discussed the problems de-risking poses for their countries. At their […]

New ECCB governor outlines his vision to regional and local media

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From Caribbean News Now BASSETERRE, St Kitts (SKNIS) — Media practitioners from across the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) were given an opportunity on Monday to interact with the new governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), Timothy Antoine, as he outlined his new vision for banking within the ECCU during a press conference […]

Grenada prime minister wants IMF agreement by May

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From Caribbean360 ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC – Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell says the international Monetary Fund (IMF) is likely to meet and approve the island’s “Home Grown Structural Adjustment Programme” next month. Mitchell, who has returned here from Washington, where he attended the annual meetings of the IMF and the World Bank, told reporters […]