Republic Journal

All Eyes on Central Banks

To combat the widespread economic dislocations caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, most countries rolled out extraordinary fiscal and monetary policy measures, starting as early as February 2020. Regarding the monetary policy, many central banks reduced their policy rates to record low levels and where practicable, adopted aggressive asset purchasing programmes (bond purchases).

When will the Caribbean region rebound from the pandemic?

The war against the pandemic is far from over for the Caribbean region. In these challenging times, the pandemic has revealed many frailties in the region, but as we live through COVID-19, we are constantly learning to adapt and evolve.

Leadership Through the Half Full Looking Glass

With October almost a memory and all the Christmas trimmings on the horizon, we are approaching that time when people’s spirits and expectations usually begin welling in anticipation of the end of the year – the festivities, the expressions of gratitude, and, of course, the revelry.

The Journey to Female Entrepreneurship

If you look around, it may seem like just about everyone around you is tapping into their entrepreneurial skills. However, starting a business – and keeping it afloat – is no walk in the park. And, if you’re a woman, the challenges associated with operating a business are even greater.

Republic Bank Lends a Hand To Upgrade The Shelter

Violence against women is a global problem that has been ongoing far too long causing physical and mental harm to millions of women. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), around 736 million are subjected to physical or sexual violence by an intimate partner or sexual violence from a non-partner.

Budget 2022 Commentary

Since 2015, when global energy prices and domestic revenue plummeted with the emergence of largescale US Shale production, each successive National Budget has been regarded by no shortage of individuals, to be among the most pivotal in our nation’s history. This is reflective of both the intense pressures facing the economy and the need for key reforms to enhance economic sustainability and business facilitation.


Go to top