Jamaica Stock Exchange

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The Jamaica Stock Exchange is the principal stock exchange of Jamaica. It is known as the JSE. It was founded in 1968 in Kingston, Jamaica and its current chairman is Mr Donovan Perkins.


The four founding members were:

- Mr Willard Samms - Annett & Company Limited

- Mr Raglan S Golding - Capital Market Services (Ja) Ltd

- Mr Edward E Gayle - Edward Gayle & Company Ltd

- Mr Anthony Lloyd - Pitfield Mckay Ross & Co Ltd.

The Stock Market commenced operations On Monday 3 February 1969 it commenced operations when Stocktrading was restricted to Broker-members who traded both as agents and as principals.

On 14 October 2014, it was announced that the Jamaica Stock Exchange became the 16th announced member of the United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges initiative.[1]

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  1. ^ "Mukhisa Kituyi, UNCTAD: Sustainable Stock Exchanges and the 21st Century Challenge for Global Finance". CFI. Retrieved 23 October 2014.  |first1= missing |last1= in Authors list (help)

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