Jamaica Faces Refi Challenges: Panelists

Jamaica Faces Refi Challenges: Panelists

Jamaica Bonds

Facing financing needs in 2014 and 2015 following this year’s $932m-equivalent International Monetary Fund (IMF) agreement, Jamaica is particularly vulnerable to a rising rate environment, say panelists at an EMTA event. “If the overall rates go higher, one has to look at the countries that need to fund themselves, and Jamaica is at the top of the list,” says Carl Ross, Oppenheimer's managing director of investments. Ross says Jamaica ought to stick with the IMF program and show some record of i

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