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Beyond The Blue

Port of Spain, July 21, 2020: On Monday July 20, 2020, the Institute of Marine Affairs hosted Beyond the Blue; a distinguished lecture on the Blue Economy. The virtual lecture, sponsored by Republic Bank, sought to highlight the possibilities and challenges of using the ocean as a means to drive economic diversification in Trinidad and Tobago.

Wednesday 22 July 2020

Vincent Pereira is appointed Chairman of Republic Financial Holdings Limited

Port of Spain, Trinidad, July 6, 2020– Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL) is pleased to announce that that Mr. Vincent Pereira has been appointed Chairman of Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL), effective July 1, 2020.

Monday 06 July 2020

Change To Banking Hours Amid Protest Action

Port of Spain, Trinidad, June 30, 2020: In light of the current protest action in Port of Spain and environs, Republic Bank wishes to advise the public of the following changes to its branch operations for today, June 30:

Tuesday 30 June 2020

RFHL Closes Acquisition Of Scotiabank British Virgin Islands Operations

Port of Spain, Trinidad, June 1, 2020– Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL) is pleased to announce that it has completed its acquisition of Scotiabank’s operations in the British Virgin Islands, effective May 31, 2020. This follows approvals from the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago, and The Financial Services Commission of the British Virgin Islands, as well as the execution of the General Banking License in the BVI.

Monday 01 June 2020

RFHL Records $543.3 Million In Half Year Profits

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, May 6, 2020: The President of Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL), Nigel Baptiste, announced today a profit attributable to shareholders of the parent of $543 million for the six-month period ended March 31, 2020, a decline of $240 million or 30.6% below the corresponding period last year.

Wednesday 06 May 2020

Republic Bank Temporarily Reopens Select Branches

Port of Spain, Trinidad, April 27, 2020: As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Republic Bank has implemented a reduced branch network. However, in recognition of the additional demand for access to banking services at the month end and early in the month, we wish to advise that we will be temporarily reopening select branches. This will facilitate the increase in customer volume expected from pensioners, persons accessing disability grants and monthly paid workers among others, during this time.

Tuesday 28 April 2020

Weathering this storm with you

Who would have thought that in a few months, simple gestures, such as a handshake or a tender embrace would become taboo? Instead of being close to our friends and family to show how much we love them, we must now physically distance ourselves from them to show how much we care.

Thursday 23 April 2020


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