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13 Mar
2006
Privy Council Rules in SSBT Appeal

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The Privy Council today, delivered its judgment in the appeal by Suisse Security Bank and Trust Limited ("SSBT") from the order of the Court of Appeal (Churaman, Ganpatsingh and Osadebay JJA) dated 29th June 2004, whereb...

03 Mar
2006
Monthly Economic and Financial Developments, January 2006

General News

Indications are that the economy continued to register growth in January 2006, supported by tourism and real estate investments and private sector demand.

31 Jan
2006
Monthly Economic and Financial Developments, December 2005

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The Bahamian economy's expansionary trend was sustained during December, underpinned by heightened construction activity and ongoing firming in private sector demand. Initial data suggests that tourist arrivals declined...

27 Jan
2006
SSBT Appeals to the Privy Council

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SSBT Appeals to the Privy Council

Suisse Security Bank and Trust Ltd. (SSBT) appealed to the Privy Council in the United Kingdom from the decision of the Bahamas Court of Appeal, which on 29th June, 2004,...

17 Jan
2006
Relaxation of Exchange Control Restrictions on Capital Account Transactions

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On Friday, January 13, 2006, the Central Bank of the Bahamas held a press conference at 9:50 a.m. to speak of Relaxing Capital Account Transactions from the perspective of Exchange Control.

03 Jan
2006
Release of Quarterly Economic Review, September 2005

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The Quarterly Economic Review for September 2005 is now available. For more information, please use the link below.

03 Jan
2006
Department of Statistics: RPI for December 2005

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The Department of Statistics is pleased to announce the release of its RPI information for December 2005. More informaiton is provided from the link below.

03 Jan
2006
Monthly Economic and Financial Developments, November 2005

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Initial data suggests that economic activity during November was buttressed by continued robust construction activity and heightened consumer demand. For the year through September, tourist arrivals moderated as the sect...

20 Dec
2005
Department of Statistics: RPI for October 2005

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The Department of Statistics is pleased to announce the release of its RPI information for October 2005. More informaiton is provided from the link below.

29 Nov
2005
Monthly Economic and Financial Developments, October 2005

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Domestic economic developments for the month of October highlighted continued expansion in the construction sector, alongside robust growth in private sector demand as evidenced by increased mortgage and consumer lending...

25 Nov
2005
WARNING NOTICE, November 24, 2005

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The Central Bank of The Bahamas issues warnings about dealing with named persons, whether these are individuals or companies, to alert the public and the financial services sector, that where such persons offer banking o...

18 Nov
2005
Quarterly Statistical Digest, November 2005

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The Central Bank of the Bahamas is pleased to announce that as at November 2005, the Quarterly Statistical Digest would no longer contain separate information on Commercial Banks and Other Local Financial Institutions, i...

14 Nov
2005
Banks and Trust Companies Licensed in The Bahamas: 30/09/05

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The Central Bank of The Bahamas recently published the names of Banks and Trust Companies licensed in The Bahamas under the Banks and Trust Companies Regulation Act, 2000, as at 30th September, 2005.

03 Nov
2005
Monthly Economic and Financial Developments, September 2005

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During the month of September, brisk residential construction investments provided a significant contribution to domestic economic activity, as preliminary indications suggest less buoyant tourism output due largely to t...

28 Oct
2005
XXXVII Annual Monetary Studies Conference

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The Central Bank of The Bahamas and the Caribbean Centre for Monetary Studies will co-host the XXXVII Annual Monetary Studies Conference at the British Colonial Hilton Hotel, Nassau, Bahamas, November 1 - 4, 2005.