Barbadian or Bajan Dollar

Barbadian or Bajan Dollar

Barbadian or Bajan Dollar overview

The dollar has been the currency of Barbados since 1935. The present dollar has the ISO 4217 code BBD and is normally abbreviated with the dollar sign "$" or, alternatively, "Bds$" to distinguish it from other dollar-denominated currencies. It is divided into 100 cents. On 22 October 2010 it was reported that the international rating agency Standard & Poor's (S&P) rated the currency of Barbados as "BBB-/A-3".

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Barbadian or Bajan Dollar news

B'dos Gov't puts temporary freeze on borrowing

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The Barbados Government has put a temporary freeze on ...

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Scammers hitting church

More families are approaching the local arm of the Pentecostal Assemblies of the West Indies (PAWI) for welfare assistance. But so are crooks looking to make an easy dollar.

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Banks facing billion-dollar hit

The balance sheets of three of Canada’s leading commercial banks in Barbados may take a billion-dollar hit as a result of the suspension of loan payments to foreign lenders. The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Royal Bank of Canada and ScotiaBank were among the largest lenders to the Freundel Stuart Administration in the last decade.

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Water tanks back in St Joseph

Members of corporate Barbados who contributed tanks to the Barbados Water Authority (BWA) turned up this morning for the recommital of the BWA's Community Water tanks at Horse Hill, St Joseph. This comes after Innotech removed tanks from communities across the island over non-payment of close to a million dollars in rent.

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Convicted Canadian’s Barbados plans denied

A Canadian convicted of selling millions of dollars in fake prescription drugs to Americans, a case that involved Barbados, is waging a legal battle to travel here. But United States District Judge Dana L. Christensen, concerned that Kristjan Thorkelson’s journeying to Barbados would disrupt the terms of his supervision, and impair the US Probation Office’s ability to monitor his “financial situation and activity”, has said no – twice.

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PM: Dollar safe, country records first surplus in years

Reiterating that the Barbados Labour Party-government will not be shrouded in darkness and silence, Barbados' leader, Prime Minister Mia Mottley yesterday highlighted pro

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Some fincos had a bad June quarter and they blame Barbados

It was a rare event for Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited.The insurance and banking conglomerate's profit for the second quarter ending June fell 14 per cent year-on-year due, in part, to the...

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Vending policy approved

Cabinet has approved the policy on decriminalizing illegal vending.This was revealed by Minister of Small Business Entrepreneurship and Commerce Dwight Sutherland, as he spoke to media representatives following the opening of Dollar Smart Discount Store, in St. Patrick’s, Christ Church, on Friday. Noting the approval came three weeks ago, Sutherland said: “The next step was to develop a comprehensive vending policy.”

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Barbados dollar still in danger – Dr. Worrell

Three years- that is the length of time economist, Dr. Delisle Worrell, believes government has before the threat of devaluation of the Barbados dollar reemerges. &n

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Remove Nelson, go republic urges Bobby Morris

HISTORIAN Robert “Bobby” Morris is calling on the incoming administration to move swiftly to create a republic for Barbados and remove the statue of Nelson from its location near Barbadian heroes. In delivering a stirring Louis Lynch Memorial Lecture, at the Courtney Blackman Grande Salle, Tom Adams Financial Centre, The City on Tuesday night, he argued that separation of Barbadians from the head of Government “is a sign that we are not an integrated society and polity”.

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