|Caribbean Markets||Index||Value||Change +-%||USD||EURO||GBP||CAD|
|Bahamas||BISX All Share Index||1,827.47||-0.02||0.00%||1.00||1.26||1.53||1.53|
|Barbados||BSE 1000 Index||656.56||0.00||0.00||1.98||2.13||2.82||1.37|
|Jamaica||JSE Market Index||156,273.84||-4,573.60||-2.84%||120.31||112.32||172.13||80.51|
Jamaica Stock Exchange Limited, the Jamaica-based stock exchange operator reported operating income in the year ending in December declined 41.4% to J$295.6 million from J$504.3 million a year ago period.
Net profit in the year tumbled 94.5% from a year ago to J$7.19 million or 6 cents per share compared to J$129.9 million or J$1.16 per share.
Jamaica Broilers Group Limited, the Jamaica-based diversified agriculture products maker said revenues in the first-quarter ending on August 2 soared 13% to J$7.89 billion from J$7.02 billion a year ago period.
Net profit in the quarter plummeted 18.9% from a year ago to J$113.6 million or 9.47 cents per share compared to J$140.1 million or 11.68 cents per share.