Caribbean Markets Index Value   Change +-% USD EURO GBP CAD
Bahamas BISX All Share Index1,827.47-0.02 0.00% 1.00 1.26 1.53 1.53
Barbados BSE 1000 Index656.560.00 0.00 1.98 2.13 2.82 1.37
Jamaica JSE Market Index156,273.84-4,573.60 -2.84% 120.31 112.32 172.13 80.51
Trinidad TTSE Composite1,164.821.15 0.10% 6.40 6.90 8.96 4.45

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Caribbean Market Update Archive

Jan 16, 2016 11:19 AM ET

Caribbean indexes declined following the deepening gloom in world markets. Crude oil prices dropped below $30 a barrel and fell 18% in the year-so-far. Market indexes in Europe and New York declined 3% or more in the week. >>

Jan 15, 2016 11:17 AM ET

Caribbean markets declined as world markets faced deepening gloom on the rising fears of deflation contagion originating from China. Crude oil dropped to 12-year low. >>

Jan 14, 2016 7:54 AM ET

Jamaica market indexes gained more than 2% despite another day of decline in stocks in New York and in Europe. Crude oil price drifted near 12-year low and China reported better-than-expected international trade data. >>

Jan 13, 2016 8:39 AM ET

Caribbean markets closed mixed in thin trading and Jamaican dollar drifted to a new record low. World markets struggled as global economic growth may slow down more than expected. >>

Jan 12, 2016 8:42 AM ET

Caribbean market indexes traded higher in thin trading and world markets continued to drift lower for the second week in a row. Crude oil prices dipped to a new 12-year low and metals and iron ore traded at multi-year lows. >>

Jan 09, 2016 5:50 AM ET

Jamaica extended weekly gains and closed up 4% as world markets struggled with falling commodities prices and a surprise currency devaluation in China. >>

Jan 08, 2016 10:58 AM ET

Jamaica led the gainers in Caribbean markets but global markets extended losses for the fourth day in a row. World markets have been on the decline after a surprise devaluation in China and growing global economic anxieties and persistent decline in commodities prices. >>

Jan 07, 2016 8:04 AM ET

Jamaica led the Caribbean advance despite third day of sell-off in global markets. Commodities in international markets declined and crude oil, copper and iron ore extended 2-year losses. >>

Jan 06, 2016 8:29 AM ET

Caribbean markets advanced in cautious trading and Asian markets drove sentiment in global trading for the second day in a row. People’s Bank of China provided additional liquidity of $20 billion to financial system. >>

Jan 05, 2016 1:57 AM ET

Caribbean markets declined on the first trading of 2016 after world markets dropped between 2% and 3% in New York and Europe. Global markets selloff was sparked by a 7% plunge in Shanghai on the growing evidence of manufacturing sector slowdown. >>