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Caribbean Market Update

JSE Q2 Net Loss Widens, NCBJ Q3 Profit Soares 29%

Author: Mukesh Buch
Last Update: 1:31 AM ET July 25 2014

Jamaica Stock Exchange Limited, the Jamaica-based stock exchange reported revenue in the second-quarter ending in June jumped 17.7% to J$70.6 million from J$60 million in the same quarter last year.

Net loss in the quarter widened from a year ago to J$0.86 million or 1 cent earnings per share compared to J$9.89 million or 9 cents per share in the year ago earlier.

National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited, the Jamaica-based the regional bank reported net interest income in the third-quarter ending in June increased 3.7% to J$11.1 billion from J$10.3 billion in the same quarter last year.

Net profit in the quarter soared 28.6% from a year ago to J$2.92 billion or J$1.18 earnings per share compared to J$2.27 billion or 92 cents per share.