Dec
27
This week in the forex market the JMD strengthen against the USD, GBP and Euro, but declined against the CAD.This week the JMD saw strong movements against the GBP and Euro as the JMD surged by $7.67 and $6.16, respectively.
Nov
15
Following the Bank of Jamaica’s (BOJ) intervention, the Forex market saw a bit of relief this week. The Central Bank injected US$90M into the market to alleviate the USD demand. The JMD closed at US$1: JA$141.21 this week, a $0.40 improvement week over week; the JMD also strengthened against the CA$ and British Pound.
May
24
In the forex market, the JMD straighten for a second consecutive week. The JMD strengthen by as much $3.14 this week. In comparison to the benchmark USD, the JMD appreciated by $0.76 to close at $135.44.
May
3
Despite intervention in the forex market by the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ), the USD continues to slide, worrying stakeholders island wide. The USD now trades at US$1:J$135.86, a $1.28 decline over the previous week. This week the JMD has declined against all the major traded currencies.
Apr
23
This week in the forex market, the JMD further declined against the major currencies with the exception of the Euro. Year to date, the JMD has lost as much as 9.35% of its value. With the dollar once again depreciating rapidly against the USD, the Central Bank has intervened with a flash sale, pumping US$40M … Continued
Apr
12
This week in the Forex market, the JMD continues to weaken against the major traded currencies. The benchmark USD strengthen by $2.80 this week against the JMD. Year to date, the JMD has lost as much as 8.30% of its value to the major currencies.