Caribbean Regional Stock Exchanges: More than Beaches

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By Dr. Geneive Brown Metzger. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Though the Caribbean is well-known for its beautiful beaches and vibrant music, it has an emerging capital market that should not be ignored. As many as twelve national stock exchanges can be found in the region. In addition, the Caribbean is also home to the first regional securities exchange to be formed in the Western Hemisphere. The Jamaica Stock Exchange, (JSE) was cited by Bloomberg in 2015 and 2018 as the best performing stock exchange in the world. We talk with Ms Street Forrest, Managing Director of the JSE, about the regional financial market, investment opportunities in the Caribbean, and the Jamaica Social Stock Exchange designed for the Jamaican diaspora.

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