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By Edition On Friday, April 20th, 2018

FirstCaribbean scraps plan to list shares on New York Stock Exchange

WILLEMSTAD - FirstCaribbean International Bank Limited (FCIB) has withdrawn its recent public offering in the United States and is no longer pursuing a listing of its shares on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). The More...

By Edition On Friday, April 6th, 2018

CIBC leaving the Caribbean, but FCIB staying put

BRIDGETOWN - The parent company of FirstCaribbean International Bank (FCIB) is pulling out of the region. Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC), which on October 14, 2002 joined with the London-based Barclays More...

By Edition On Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

Same day money transfer imminent throughout Eastern Caribbean Currency Union

BASSETERRE - Clients of commercial banks in the countries of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union will soon be able to send and receive money in EC currency, same day between commercial banks in the ECCU. According More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

FirstCaribbean International Bank files for proposed initial public offering in the United States

BRIDGETOWN - FirstCaribbean International Bank Limited (“FCIB” or “First Caribbean”) today announced that it has filed a Registration Statement on Form F-1 with the United States Securities and Exchange More...

By Edition On Thursday, March 8th, 2018

RBC is ‘Going Digital’ for client access, convenience and security

WILLEMSTAD - RBC Royal Bank N.V. today announced its plans to help clients benefit from the access, convenience and security of the bank of the future, sooner rather than later. Starting in April, clients who visit More...

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By Edition On Monday, March 5th, 2018

2nd Central Banking Conference: Addressing challenges to achieve a higher growth path in small open economies

WILLEMSTAD, PHILIPSBURG - On the 22nd and 23rd of March, 2018, the Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (CBCS) will host its second Central Banking conference, which will take place in Curaçao. The conference More...

CIBC FirstCaribbean att to Real Estate Agent
By Edition On Monday, March 5th, 2018

CIBC FirstCaribbean holds special session with real estate brokers

WILLEMSTAD - As CIBC FirstCaribbean celebrated Mortgage Month throughout February, the bank also paid special attention to one of its key partners, real estate brokers, who lead potential homeowners to their dream More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

RBC launches Extraordinary Platinum Rewards Visa Card

RBC’s new premium Visa Platinum credit card offers extraordinary and flexible rewards program WILLEMSTAD - RBC Royal Bank N.V.  today announced the launch of its new premium RBC Rewards Visa Platinum credit card More...

By Edition On Monday, February 5th, 2018

Fly-in-something in the Caribbean

How about Fly-In Banking; like a drive-in fast food operation? No, it’s no joke. In the Caribbean? Probably not, but that is not the point. One has to look at the principles of the concept and explore if one could More...

By Edition On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Banco di Caribe selects Accuity to optimise its transaction and account screening

MIAMI, WILLEMSTAD - Banco di Caribe (BdC), the third-largest bank in Curaçao, has selected Accuity, the leading provider of financial crime compliance, payments and Know Your Customer (KYC) solutions, to optimize More...