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NCB pilots ‘Loan at ABM’ solution 06 January 2017

Building on its legacy of innovation, National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited (NCB) recently launched the pilot of its Loan at ABM solution. It is a first not only in Jamaica but also the English-speaking Caribbean.

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Customers Can Now Open Accounts Online 06 January 2017

National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited (NCB) recently introduced a new digital solution which allows its existing customers to open new savings and current accounts online without visiting a branch. The Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) approved upgrade, which represents a first for the local banking and finance industry, offers added convenience while improving customer satisfaction.

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NCB Hosts Annual General Meeting 31 December 2016

National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited is scheduled to have its Annual General Meeting on Friday, January 27, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. at the Jamaica Conference Centre, 14-20 Port Royal Street, Kingston.  At this meeting approval will be sought for a Scheme of Arrangement.

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Temporary Relocation of Portmore Branch 30 November 2016

National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited (NCB) will be temporarily relocating the operations of its Portmore, St. Catherine branch to a new location on December 12, within close proximity of its current location.

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Greater online security for NCB customers 31 October 2016

Customers of National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited (NCB) will enjoy greater security when using internet banking, as the bank has further invested to enhance the facility for their safety, through the introduction of a new technology. This solution will help protect customers from fraud losses, theft and intrusion from cyber criminals.

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BOJ Approves Non-Operating Financial Holding Company 25 October 2016

In a release on August 4, 2016, we advised of the intentions of National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited (NCBJ) to pursue a corporate restructuring activity under which NCB Financial Group Limited would become the financial holding company of NCBJ and its subsidiaries. At the time, we also advised that we had engaged the Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) in that regard. We are now pleased to advise that the BOJ has indicated that it has no objection to the proposal.

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NCB & Staff Extend Support to Haiti 10 October 2016

In response to the humanitarian call for assistance to the people of hurricane-ravaged Haiti, the over 2000 staff members at the National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited (NCB) has organised the collection of non-perishable food supplies and toiletries. The items will be collected at all of its 32 branch locations and subsidiaries and handed over to the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM). Some staff members will also be making cash donations to the ODPEM/Haiti Hurricane Relief account 212387304 at NCB Oxford Place branch.

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Offices re-open today, October 4 04 October 2016

National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited (NCB) wishes to advise all its staff and customers that its branches, subsidiaries and offices will re-open for business, between 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. today Tuesday, October 4, 2016.

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Water and Toiletries for ODPEM Shelters 04 October 2016

Displaced persons who are currently being housed in shelters island-wide due to the impending passage of Hurricane Matthew will benefit from water and toiletries valued at approximately $1 million from National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited (NCB).

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Office Hours Due to Hurricane Matthew 02 October 2016

National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited (NCB) wishes to advise its staff and customers that due to the impending passage of Hurricane Matthew all its branches, subsidiaries and offices in Jamaica will be closed tomorrow Monday, October 3rd until further advised.

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Banks unite to educate about cyber crime 01 October 2016

Key players in Jamaica’s financial sector are taking a firm stance against internet, ABM/Cards scams and have joined forces to launch an Online Security Campaign. This is aimed at building awareness about the importance of exercising vigilance in order to protect your privacy and finances when conducting transactions via electronic channels. 

 

Even as individual institutions continue to invest in their security and IT infrastructure, partners on this initiative, CIBC First Caribbean International Bank, First Global Bank, Jamaica Money Market Brokers Merchant Bank (JMMB), National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited (NCB), Sagicor Bank Jamaica and Scotiabank Jamaica (BNS) understand that addressing the issue collectively will drive a heightened sense of alertness among its customers and the general public. This move is endorsed by the Ministry of Science, Energy and Technology under its National Cyber Security plans.

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Press Statement Re: Recent System Disruption 29 September 2016

On Friday, September 23, 2016 National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited (NCB) experienced an intermittent system disruptions resulting in our electronic channels being inaccessible for periods during the day.

Actions were taken to immediately restore normalcy and service resumption made to ABMs, Point of Sale (POS) and Internet Banking respectively within the same day.

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NCB Internet Banking is Safe 26 September 2016

We wish to advise that the recently circulated social media posts relating to the compromise/hacking of our Internet Banking platform is false. Please note that our Internet banking HAS NEVER BEEN COMPROMISED/HACKED.

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Eight SMEs Vie for NBA Awards 23 September 2016

Eight small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have been shortlisted for the prestigious Nation Builder Awards (NBA) programme, set to be announced at a grand gala on October 20.

The companies which come from the manufacturing and entertainment industries are vying for three categories of awards with prizes totalling more than $2 million.

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ABM Upgrade Exercise this Sunday 17 September 2016

We wish to advise that upgrade activities will be conducted on our ABM network, this Sunday, September 18 between 4 pm – 7pm. During this period, card transactions processed via NCB Automated Banking Machines (ABMs) may be impacted.

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ABM Card Validation Upgrade 15 September 2016

National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited (NCB) would like to advise our customers that we are currently upgrading our Automated Banking Machine (ABM) platform. As a result, customers will receive the following message after inserting their cards:

“Please wait while the card is initialized”

This message is part of our upgraded validation process for its ABMs and does NOT mean that their cards are being compromised.

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Press Statement Re: ABM Fraud 15 September 2016

National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited (NCB) is aware of reports related to fraudulent activities at Automated Banking Machines (ABMs), which are affecting our customers. However, based on our investigations, these incidences are not limited to any particular bank but have affected various institutions. The activities are also not limited to any specific geographical area as there have been reports of occurrences islandwide.

 

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