Tag Archives: University of the West Indies

Whither the School of Medical Sciences at Cave Hill!

Submitted by Lemuel The University of the West Indies (UWI) was established in 1948. Currently, it has full campuses in Jamaica, Trinidad and Barbados. The Mona Medical Faculty started in 1948 with 33 students. To date, the UWI has produced over 7,000 medical graduates. In 2008, the Cave Hill Campus took the bold step to […]

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To Barbadians ALL – Sir Hilary Beckles the TRUTH!

Submitted by Douglas I write this out of a concern that we are not hearing the FULL TRUTH about this issue of the FUNDING of UWI education. As I read the comments of the Principal and Pro-Vice Chancellor, Professor Sir Hilary McDonald Beckles, I Cry shame on a man I formerly respected. As one of […]

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CARICOM STOCK MARKET REVIEW 2012

NEW LISTINGS AND DELISTINGS There were a number of listings and De-Listings across the regional exchanges in 2012. On the Bahamas International Securities Exchange, Arawak Port Development was listed on April 23 2012. In Guyana, Rupununi Development Company Limited was listed on March 19 2012. In Jamaica, First Caribbean International Bank Jamaica, First Jamaica Investments […]

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WEEKLY CARICOM STOCK REPORT 3 December to 7 December 2012

Keep It Simple. Keeping it simple in investing is not stupid. Seventeenth-century philosopher Blaise Pascal once said, “All man’s miseries derive from not being able to sit quietly in a room alone.” This aptly describes the investing process. Those who trade too often, focus on irrelevant data points, or try to predict the unpredictable are […]

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WEEKLY CARICOM STOCK REPORT 12 November to 16 November 2012

Listen to Your Gut. Any valuation model you may create for a company is only as good as the assumptions about the future that are put into it. If the output of a model does not make sense, then it’s worthwhile to double-check your projections and calculations. Use DCF valuation models (or any other valuation […]

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CARIBBEAN STOCK REPORT 22 October to 26 October 2012

Solid gains on manufacturing stocks drove the major Caribbean indices higher during the week ended October 26. For the week, 3,963,727 shares valued at $4,418,471 crossed the floors of the six stock exchanges across Caricom, with 43 stocks advancing, 36 declining and 44 remaining unchanged. Caribbean Producers was the volume leader with 719,093 shares being […]

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WEEKLY CARICOM STOCK REPORT 24 September to 28 September 2012

The weakness in Caribbean stock in 2012 continued as the major indices ended the week of September 28 lower.  The major indices were dragged down by losses on manufacturing and financial companies, however, there was some respite for investors on the Junior markets as that index ended the week in positive territory.  For the week,  […]

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WEEKLY CARICOM STOCK REPORT 17 September to 21 September 2012

The recent rally on Caribbean stock markets was brought to an abrupt end as Caribbean stocks ended the week of September 21 lower. The major indices were dragged down by losses on financial companies. For the week, 20,196,651 shares valued at $7,156,122 crossed the floors of the six stock exchanges across Caricom, with 40 stocks […]

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WEEKLY CARICOM STOCK REPORT 3 September to 7 September 2012

Solid gains on Conglomerate, Manufacturing and Banking stocks saw the CSX 30 extend its rally from last week and end the week higher, while the Junior Market returned to negative territory. For the week, 8,325,163 shares valued at $3,230,566 crossed the floors of the six stock exchanges across Caricom, with 41 stocks advancing, 39 declining […]

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WEEKLY CARICOM STOCK REPORT 27 August to 31 August 2012

A broad based rally across most sectors, saw the major Caribbean Indices end the week of August 31 higher. For the week, 13,600,340 shares valued at $3,390,466 crossed the floors of the six stock exchanges across Caricom, with 53 stocks advancing, 29 declining and 42 remaining unchanged. Jamaica Money Market Brokers was the volume leader […]

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WEEKLY CARICOM STOCK REPORT 20 August to 24 August 2012

Losses on Retail and Distribution stocks resulted in the CSX 30 ending the week of August 24 lower, and the misery on the Junior Market increased further. For the week 14,152,805 valued at $2,828,445 crossed the floors of the six stock exchanges across Caricom, with 22 stocks advancing, 60 declining and 42 remaining unchanged. Sagicor […]

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WEEKLY CARICOM STOCK REPORT 23 to 27 July 2012

Caribbean stocks enjoyed one of their better weeks for the year, but there was continued weakness on the Junior market as those stocks appear to be in the throes of a major correction after the outstanding gains of 2011, as well as continued weakness in Tourism & Real Estate stocks.  For the week 53,071,332 valued […]

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WEEKLY CARICOM STOCK REPORT 16 July to 20 July, 2012

Caribbean stocks had a mixed week, with a slight recovery in Conglomerate and Manufacturing Stocks and on the Junior Market, but there were continued losses on Insurance & Investments, Retail & Distribution and Tourism & Real Estate stocks. For the week 9,722,924 shares valued at $2,002,556 crossed the floors of the six stock exchanges across […]

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CARIBBEAN STOCK REPORT 2 July to 6 July, 2012

Solid performances by Banking stocks and a recovery on the Junior Market saw the major stock indices in Caricom close the week higher. For the week 7,264,517 shares valued at $3,259,394 crossed the floors of the six stock exchanges across Caricom, with 24 stocks advancing, 57 declining and 43 remaining unchanged. Gleaner was the volume […]

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CARIBBEAN STOCK REPORT REPORT 25 June to 29 June 2012

The misery returned for Caribbean investors as the major indices closing the week lower, after a slight rally last week. For the week 13,785,256 shares valued at $3,594,016 crossed the floors of the six stock exchanges across Caricom, with 22 stocks advancing, 62 declining and 40 remaining unchanged. Cable & Wireless Jamaica was the volume […]

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WEEKLY CARICOM STOCK REPORT 18 June to 22 June 2012

Caribbean stocks offered investors some slight relief from the losses for the year, as they staged a slight rally with the major indices closing the week higher.  For the week 67,875,289 shares valued at $8,430,562 crossed the floors of the six stock exchanges across Caricom, with 61 stocks advancing,  20 declining and 44 remaining  unchanged.  […]

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