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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
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Barbados News Archive

Jul 31, 2012 9:17 AM ET

Caribbean markets dropped across the region and market index in Jamaica fell 1.3%. Indexes in Trinidad and Bahamas edged lower by a fraction. Jamaican dollar traded near record low as the U.S. dollar gains in international markets. >>

Jul 28, 2012 12:52 PM ET

The benchmark index in Jamaica surged 1% and the index in Trinidad advanced a fraction. Financial services led the gainers in Kingston trading. Markets around the world soared on the hopes that the European Central Bank may start a new round of bond purchases. >>

Jul 27, 2012 9:59 AM ET

Markets in the Bahamas, Jamaica and in Trinidad closed higher and trading volumes subsided near the average for the year. World markets closed higher after European Central Bank reiterated its stance to support the euro and raised the prospect of fresh sovereign bond purchases. >>

Jul 26, 2012 10:10 AM ET

Market indexes in Jamaica dropped 1.1% and in the Bahamas declined 0.1%. Trinidad index increased 0.3%. World markets remained focused on the weakening economic outlook in the euro zone. Commodities prices fell. >>

Jul 25, 2012 2:32 PM ET

Trading volume in Jamaica shot up as indexes fell 0.2%. Benchmark indexes in Trinidad gained 0.1% and in the Bahamas closed flat. U.S. indexes closed lower for the third day in a row and global markets eased on the growing list of worries in the euro zone. >>

Jul 24, 2012 10:40 AM ET

Market indexes in Jamaica rose 0.6%, in Trinidad increased 1.1% but in the Bahamas declined 0.4%. World markets were volatile after a rating agency lowered its views on debts of three advanced nations in the euro zone. >>

Jul 21, 2012 12:03 PM ET

Markets in Jamaica and The Bahamas increased but in Trinidad slipped on Friday. For the week, the index in Jamaica declined 0.4% and in Trinidad rose 0.3%. World markets turned gloomy after Spain forecasted recession and bond yields rebounded. >>

Jul 20, 2012 1:06 PM ET

Caribbean markets traded sideways as trading volume in Jamaica declined to the low of the month. The market indexes were under pressure after crude oil prices rose for the eighth day in a row and the euro zone turmoil lifted yields of Spanish and Italian bonds. >>

Jul 19, 2012 9:42 AM ET

Caribbean markets closed mixed and trading volume in Jamaica rebounded but in Trinidad and in Bahamas edged lower. Crude oil prices rose for the seventh day in a row in international markets and Jamaican dollar edged lower. >>

Jul 18, 2012 11:30 AM ET

Caribbean markets edged higher but still traded in a narrow band and trading volume remained weak. Financials led the gainers in the region. World markets were cautious after the IMF highlighted risks in Europe and cut global growth outlook. >>