07 July 2005
OPENING HOURS -
Thursday, 07 July 2005
Due to the immediate threat of Hurricane
Dennis, and based on reports from the Meteorological Office and the Office of
Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM), it may not be possible
for the Bank of Jamaica to open for business today, Thursday, 07 July
With regard to foreign currency trading, the
weighted average exchange rate derived from trading on Wednesday, 06 July
2005, will be the applicable exchange rate for Customs and GCT purposes for
Thursday and Friday, 07 and 08 July 2005, respectively.Foreign currency
transactions reported after 3 00 p.m. on Wednesday, 06 July 2005 will be
incorported in exchange rate calculations for the next business day.
With regard to foreign exchange reporting on
eGate,transactions posted after 3 00 p.m. on Wednesday, 06 July 2005 will form
part of the next business day's computations.
The Bank will continue to monitor the reports and
advisories from relevant government agencies and will advise the public as to
the date when it will resume normal business activity.
Bank of Jamaica