Moving Forward

Nov 1, 2011

Jamaica - Best Bank – NCB

Jamaica’s National Commercial Bank (NCB) boasts the country’s largest balance sheet and ranks ahead of its peers in terms of profitability after emerging from a protracted economic downturn. Exposure to sovereign debt left it vulnerable during the government’s exchange in 2010, but its ability to reduce funding costs and improve efficiencies compensated for the lower interest and income generated by trading, says S&P. The decent financial performance and improving capital ratios have now put it in a...

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