The small island states of the Caribbean have contributed least to the problem of global warming but are the first to suffer its effects, especially the increasing frequency and severity of hurricanes. It is unconscionable that a country such as Dominica should have had to pay an installment of several million dollars in debt repayment […]

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) and the Barbados-based fintech company, Bitt Inc. have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to conduct a FinTech pilot on blockchain technology in the ECCB member countries. During the pilot, the ECCB will work closely with Bitt Inc. to develop, deploy and test technology which focuses on data management, […]

Are you protected against Cyber Attacks? We continue our discussion with Derrick Leonce, Systems Analyst in the Management Information Systems Department at the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) on cyber security and how you can protect yourself and your devices from cyber-attacks.  

Is your property insured? Insuring your property means protecting your family! Marvin Herbert, Unit Manager, SAGICOR Life Inc – St Kitts, explains that property insurance is not about protecting the building; it is about securing the safety and well-being of your family.

Customers of commercial banks operating in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) can now access the schedule of selected fees and charges by the respective banks from the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank’s (ECCB) website. The ECCB Monetary Council approved the publication of the selected fees and charges by bank and territory on the ECCB website […]

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has taken the initiative to sponsor the consultancy for the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) Electronic Conveyancing System Project. This initiative is expected to ultimately facilitate the enhancement of the region’s competitiveness through an overhaul of the land registration systems of the ECCU. It is intended to provide a […]

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is urging the public to be cognizant of counterfeit notes during the upcoming Christmas and New Year celebrations, since individuals often attempt to circulate them during periods of heightened commercial activity and at large public gatherings. The public is reminded that counterfeit notes have no value, and that persons […]

The Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), Timothy N. J. Antoine has issued a call for the adoption of fiscal resilience legislation in the Caribbean. Speaking at the recent International Monetary Fund (IMF) 2017 High Level Caribbean Forum in Jamaica, Governor Antoine emphasised that given the region’s vulnerability to external shocks, building fiscal […]

On this week’s programme, we share with you the presentation – “From Work to Retirement: Preparing for a Smooth Transition” which Dr Robertine Chaderton delivered at the Financial Information Month (FIM) Retirement Symposium held at the Sir Cecil Jacobs Auditorium, ECCB Headquarters on 25 October 2017.    

At its 89th Meeting, convened on 20 October, the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) Monetary Council approved the $50 as the circulation banknote on which The Honourable Sir K Dwight Venner’s image will be displayed as a permanent tribute to his legacy. The late Honourable Sir K Dwight Venner, former Governor of the ECCB, served the […]

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