Interviewing Marlene J. Street-Forrest from “Jamaica Stock Exchange”. As the first demutualized stock exchange in the Caribbean, the Jamaica Stock Exchange is focused on improving liquidity and boosting regional cooperation on the back of solid growth in the country’s financial services sector.
Interviewing Wain Iton from “Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange”. One of the significant markets in the Caribbean region, the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange, still has a lot of room to grow. Dealing with illiquidity and a limited offering, the manager Wain Iton primarily focuses on attracting new listings and new types of securities traded.
Interviewing Marlon Yarde. In just over 20 years Barbados has set the foundations of securities trading as the Eastern Caribbean nation has witnessed a major shift in its economy from the export of sugar to tourism.
Interviewing Pilar Madrigal, Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency. Costa Rica stands out as the only nation in Central and Latin America to have attracted foreign direct investment in manufacturing and services. That distinction seems even more unique, considering that most of this is efficiency-seeking FDI on sectors such as advanced manufacturing, medical devices and services.