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The Advisor April 2018 | A Tourism Strategy that will deliver Economic Growth

04 April, 2018
ISSUE 33 | A CFAL Publication ...The past few years have been turbulent ones for The Bahamas, as its economic growth rate progressively contracted for three consecutive years from 2013 to 2015...Also inside this issue: Spotlight on Dr. Kenneth Jonat...

Financial Market Brief 12 October 2018

12 October, 2018
The local market ended this week with 114,541 shares crossing the exchange with 27 trades to accumulate a value of $520,124.35. The BISX All-Share Index gained 3.14 points or 0.161 percent to end the week at 1,950.11. Year to date the Index is down 1...

Financial Market Brief 5 October 2018

05 October, 2018
The local market ended this week with 89,670 shares crossing the exchange with 15 trades to accumulate a value of $289,175.00. The BISX All-Share Index lost 17.07 points or 0.869 percent to end the week at 1,946.97. Year to date the Index is down 116...

Financial Market Brief 28 September 2018

28 September, 2018
The local market ended this week with 223,286 shares crossing the exchange with 23 trades to accumulate a value of $795,544.80. The BISX All-Share Index gained 14.33 points or 0.73 percent to end the week at 1,964.04. Year to date the Index is down 9...

Financial Market Brief 21 September 2018

21 September, 2018
The local market ended this week with 73,502 shares crossing the exchange with 16 trades to accumulate a value of $181,182.20. The BISX All-Share Index lost 3.65 points or 0.19 percent to end the week at 1,949.71. Year to date the Index is down 113.8...

Financial Market Brief 14 September 2018

14 September, 2018
The local market ended this week with 250,155 shares crossing the exchange with 30 trades to accumulate a value of $996,445.85. The BISX All-Share Index lost 0.36 points or 0.02 percent to end the week at 1,953.36. Year to date the Index is down 110....

Financial Market Brief 7 September 2018

07 September, 2018
The local market ended this week with 259,826 shares crossing the exchange with 28 trades to accumulate a value of $621,263.90. The BISX All-Share Index lost 8.56 points or 0.44 percent to end the week at 1,953.72. Year to date the Index is down 109....

Financial Market Brief 31 August 2018

31 August, 2018
The local market ended this week with 169,551 shares crossing the exchange with 37 trades to accumulate a value of $535,348.01. The BISX All-Share Index lost 14.13 points or 0.71 percent to end the week at 1,962.28. Year to date the Index is down 101...

Finanacial Market Brief 24 August 2018

24 August, 2018
The local market ended this week with 128,411 shares crossing the exchange with 15 trades to accumulate a value of $476,082.95. The BISX All-Share Index gained 9.32 points or 0.47 percent to end the week at 1,976.41. Year to date the Index is down 87...

Financial Market Brief 17 August 2018

20 August, 2018
The local market ended this week with 1,271,695 shares crossing the exchange with 15 trades to accumulate a value of $5,162,602.41. The BISX All-Share Index gained 16.87 points or 0.87 percent to end the week at 1,967.09. Year to date the Index is do...

Financial Market Brief 10 August 2018

14 August, 2018
The local market ended this week with 83,964 shares crossing the exchange with 17 trades to accumulate a value of $352,306.60. The BISX All-Share Index gained 7.28 points or 0.37 percent to end the week at 1,950.22. Year to date the Index is down 113...

CFAL Local Economic Update Q2 2018

10 August, 2018
The Government of The Bahamas, in particular the Minister of Finance, Mr. K. Peter Turnquest, presented their fiscal year (FY) 2018/19 Budget during Q2 2018. This is the second budget delivered by Peter Turnquest as Minister of Finance and probably...

Financial Market Brief 3 August 2018

06 August, 2018
The local market ended this week with 55,235 shares crossing the exchange with 37 trades to accumulate a value of $259,131.98. The BISX All-Share Index gained 7.64 points or 0.395 percent to end the week at 1,942.94. Year to date the Index is down 12...

Financial Market Brief 27 July 2018

30 July, 2018
The local market ended this week with 542,789 shares crossing the exchange with 27 trades to accumulate a value of $2,226,176.93. The BISX All-Share Index lost 50.53 points or 2.54 percent to end the week at 1,935.30. Year to date the Index is down 1...

Financial Market Brief 20 July 2018

23 July, 2018
The local market ended this week with 28,610 shares crossing the exchange with 17 trades to accumulate a value of $153,269.16. The BISX All-Share Index gained 1.98 points or 0.10 percent to end the week at 1,985.83. Year to date the Index is down 77....

Financial Market Brief 13 July 2018

13 July, 2018
The local market ended this week with 34,100 shares crossing the exchange with 16 trades to accumulate a value of $115,295.56. The BISX All-Share Index gained 2.17 points or 0.11 percent to end the week at 1,983.85. Year to date the Index is down 79....

Financial Market Brief 6 July 2018

06 July, 2018
The local market ended this week with 114,718 shares crossing the exchange with 32 trades to accumulate a value of $491,925.95. The BISX All-Share Index gained 10.19 points or 0.52 percent to end the week at 1,981.68. Year to date the Index is down 8...

Financial Market Brief 29 June 2018

29 June, 2018
The local market ended this week with 175,682 shares crossing the exchange with 30 trades to accumulate a value of $653,743.42. The BISX All-Share Index gained 6.56 points or 0.334 percent to end the week at 1,971.49. Year to date the Index is down 9...

Financial Market Brief 22 June 2018

25 June, 2018
The local market ended this week with 170,121 shares crossing the exchange with 15 trades to accumulate a value of $731,266.52. The BISX All-Share Index gained 32.43 points or 1.678 percent to end the week at 1,964.93. Year to date the Index is down...

Financial Market Brief 15 June 2018

20 June, 2018
The local market ended this week with 106,460 shares crossing the exchange with 35 trades to accumulate a value of $463,815.70. The BISX All-Share Index lost 13.44 points or 0.695 percent to end the week at 1,919.06. Year to date the Index is down 14...

Financial Market Brief 8 June 2018

11 June, 2018
The local market ended this week with 26,220 shares crossing the exchange with 15 trades to accumulate a value of $96,568.70. The BISX All-Share Index lost 27.34 points or 1.40 percent to end the week at 1,932.50. Year to date the Index is down 131.0...

IMF Report Summary - Has The Bahamas Really Turned the Corner?

31 May, 2018
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) recently concluded its 2018 Article IV consultation with The Bahamas and released its country report. The IMF conducts regular surveillance on its member countries, typically on an annual basis, as per the IMF Ar...

Financial Market Brief - 25th May 2018

28 May, 2018
The local market ended this week with 164,615 shares crossing the exchange with 19 trades to accumulate a value of $663,245.65. The BISX All-Share Index gained 28.31 points or 1.463 percent to end the week at 1,963.01. Year to date the Index is down...

Financial Market Brief 18 May 2018

21 May, 2018
The local market ended this week with 56,253 shares crossing the exchange with 16 trades to accumulate a value of $223,170.66. The BISX All-Share Index lost 4.46 points or 0.23 percent to end the week at 1,934.70. Year to date the Index is down 128.8...

Financial Market Brief 11 May 2018

16 May, 2018
The local market ended this week with 29,623 shares crossing the exchange with 26 trades to accumulate a value of $150,082.56. The BISX All-Share Index lost 3.8 points or 0.196 percent to end the week at 1,939.16. Year to date the Index is down 124.4...

CFAL Economic Update Q1 2018

31 March, 2018
The economy of the Bahamas has shown some resilience, though it may be too soon to confirm whether the economy has truly turned the corner. On April 27th, 2018, the Department of Statistics (DOS) released revised nominal and real GDP data for the per...

Financial Market Brief 4 May 2018

07 May, 2018
The local market ended this week with 14,550 shares crossing the exchange with 17 trades to accumulate a value of $71,162.86. The BISX All-Share Index lost 28.45 points or 1.443 percent to end the week at 1,942.96. Year to date the Index is down 120....

Financial Market Brief 27 April 2018

30 April, 2018
The local market ended this week with 25,346 shares crossing the exchange with 20 trades to accumulate a value of $189,812.81. The BISX All-Share Index lost 2.94 points or 0.149 percent to end the week at 1,971.41. Year to date the Index is down 92.1...

Financial Market Brief 20 April 2018

20 April, 2018
The local market ended this week with 72,427 shares crossing the exchange with 40 trades to accumulate a value of $342,831.51. The BISX All-Share Index lost 5.48 points or 0.277 percent to end the week at 1,974.35. Year to date the Index is down 89.2...

Financial Market Brief 13 April 2018

13 April, 2018
The local market ended this week with 210,893 shares crossing the exchange with 44 trades to accumulate a value of $809,176.02. The BISX All-Share Index gained 23.73 points or 1.213 percent to end the week at 1,979.87. Year to date the Index is down...

Financial Market Brief 6 April 2018

06 April, 2018
The local market ended this week with 35,838 shares crossing the exchange with 18 trades to accumulate a value of $186,005.35. The BISX All-Share Index lost 10.06 points or 0.51 percent to end the week at 1,962.12. Year to date the Index is down 101....

Financial Market Brief 29 March 2018

29 March, 2018
The local market ended this week with 35,838 shares crossing the exchange with 18 trades to accumulate a value of $186,005.35. The BISX All-Share Index lost 10.06 points or 0.51 percent to end the week at 1,962.12. Year to date the Index is down 101....

Financial Market Brief 23 March 2018

23 March, 2018
The local market ended this week with 119,591 shares crossing the exchange with 38 trades to accumulate a value of $594,296.78. The BISX All-Share Index lost 58.02 points or 2.86 percent to end the week at 1,972.18. Year to date the Index is down 91....

Financial Market Brief 16 March 2018

16 March, 2018
The local market ended this week with 53,524 shares crossing the exchange with 27 trades to accumulate a value of $374,424.75. The BISX All-Share Index lost 9.81 points or 0.48 percent to end the week at 2,030.20. Year to date the Index is down 33.37...

Financial Market Brief 9 March 2018

09 March, 2018
The local market ended this week with 447,512 shares crossing the exchange with 27 trades to accumulate a value of $2,056,585.08. The BISX All-Share Index lost 0.15 points or 0.01 percent to end the week at 2,040.01. Year to date the Index is down 23...

Financial Market Brief 2 March 2018

02 March, 2018
The local market ended this week with 33,238 shares crossing the exchange with 19 trades to accumulate a value of $130,701.50. The BISX All-Share Index lost 10.83 points or 0.53 percent to end the week at 2,040.16. Year to date the Index is down 23.4...

Financial Market Brief 24 November 2017

24 November, 2017
The local market ended this week with 81,848 shares crossing the exchange with 30 trades to accumulate a value of $372,558.21. The BISX All-Share Index gained 4.57 points or 0.22 percent to end the week at 2,071.37. Year to date the Index is up 133.1...

Financial Market Brief 17 November 2017

17 November, 2017
The local market ended this week with 91,355 shares crossing the exchange with 21 trades to accumulate a value of $400,573.80. The BISX All-Share Index lost 0.33 points or 0.02 percent to end the week at 2,066.80. Year to date the Index is up 128.59...

Financial Market Brief 10 November 2017

10 November, 2017
The local market ended this week with 139,532 shares crossing the exchange with 36 trades to accumulate a value of $750,082.58. The BISX All-Share Index lost 7.36 points or 0.355 percent to end the week at 2,067.15. Year to date the Index is up 128.9...

Financial Market Brief 3 November 2017

03 November, 2017
The local market ended this week with 41,342 shares crossing the exchange with 20 trades to accumulate a value of $259,225.50. The BISX All-Share Index lost 2.17 points or 0.104 percent to end the week at 2,074.51. Year to date the Index is up 136.30...

Financial Market Brief 27 Oct 2017

27 October, 2017
The local market ended this week with 212,433 shares crossing the exchange with 79 trades to accumulate a value of $1,043,832.28. The BISX All-Share Index gained 33.22 points or 1.626 percent to end the week at 2,076.68. Year to date the Index is up...

Financial Market Brief 20 October 2017

20 October, 2017
The local market ended this week with 326,074 shares crossing the exchange with 47 trades to accumulate a value of $972,556.34. The BISX All-Share Index gained 80.71 points or 4.112 percent to end the week at 2,043.46. Year to date the Index is up 10...

Financial Market Brief 13 October 2017

13 October, 2017
The local market ended this week with 326,074 shares crossing the exchange with 47 trades to accumulate a value of $972,556.34. The BISX All-Share Index gained 80.71 points or 4.112 percent to end the week at 2,043.46. Year to date the Index is up 10...

Financial Market Brief 06 October 2017

06 October, 2017
The local market ended this week with 50,225 shares crossing the exchange with 28 trades to accumulate a value of $222,920.75. The BISX All-Share Index gained 46.52 points or 2.493 percent to end the week at 1,912.40. Year to date the Index is down 2...

Financial Market Brief 29 September 2017

29 September, 2017
The local market ended this week with 82,460 shares crossing the exchange with 30 trades to accumulate a value of $565,295.26. The BISX All-Share Index gained 1.34 points or 0.07 percent to end the week at 1,865.88. Year to date the Index is down 72....

Financial Market Brief 22 September 2017

22 September, 2017
The local market ended this week with 58,867 shares crossing the exchange with 24 trades to accumulate a value of $462,759.48. The BISX All-Share Index lost 3.34 points or 0.18 percent to end the week at 1,864.54. Year to date the Index is down 73.67...

Financial Market Brief 15 September 2017

15 September, 2017
The local market ended this week with 7,857 shares crossing the exchange with 9 trades to accumulate a value of $65,129.09. The BISX All-Share Index gained 5.66 points or 0.30 percent to end the week at 1,867.88. Year to date the Index is down 70.33...