Sir Dwight Venner

Sir K. Dwight Venner, former governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank. (Internet photo)

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Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), Sir K. Dwight Venner, will address the citizens and residents of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) via radio and television at 8 p.m. tomorrow (Thursday, 7 May) on the steps being taken by the ECCB Monetary Council and the Central Bank to address the challenges affecting the ECCU banking system.

The address will outline the legislative and other steps being proposed by the Central Bank and agreed to by the Monetary Council Council to provide for greater protection of depositors and increased regulation of commercial banks in keeping with new international requirements.

The Governor will also highlight the institutions with which the ECCB has been coordinating to resolve the three main developmental challenges facing the ECCU countries namely: financial stability and development; sustained economic growth; and fiscal and debt consolidation.

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2 replies on “ECCB Governor to issue statement on ECCU banking system”

  1. Avatar Of Dr. Dexter LewisDr. Dexter Lewis says:

    HMMMMMMMM? No Gonsalves this time? Has he worn out his welcome so soon? Or is ECCB resigning from politics?

  2. Avatar Of C. Ben-DavidC. ben-David says:

    Venner is well past his best-before date. We need new blood and new ideas at the Central Bank.

    Anyone who thinks it is fashionable to sport a 1960s Afro haircut in 2015 has to be stuck with 1960s big government economic ideas.

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