Tuesday, January 27, 2015

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US$1b energy fund for Caricom

Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has proposed a US$1 billion “Caribbean Energy Thematic Fund” for Caricom member states to address regional energy security. Read more »

  • Low-maintenance investing

    Today we at Bourse consider an investment product fast becoming a staple in the portfolio diet of the sophisticated and novice investor alike: Mutual Funds. We outline the structure and associated benefits of investing in mutual funds, comparing them to more traditional forms of investment such as directly purchasing stocks and bonds. Read More »

  • BPTT offers VSEP to employees

    Oil and gas giant BP Trinidad and Tobago (bpTT) last night confirmed it is offering a Voluntary Separation of Employment Programme (VSEP) to its employees. Read More »

  • ...Frustration mounts over US$$ supply

    Mounting frustration over the inaccessibility of foreign exchange led businessmen present at an economic forum hosted by the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham), at the Radisson Hotel yesterday to call for answers from Trade Minister Vasant Bharath. Read More »

  • First Citizens appoints another deputy CEO

    State bank First Citizens now has two deputy chief executives. Read More »

  • PM: Jobs stay despite low oil prices

    Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has told energy heads that the Government remains committed to keeping employment levels up despite global issues with low crude oil prices. Read More »

  • TCL denies link to credit union

    TRINIDAD Cement Ltd (TCL) has distanced itself from the credit union that provides financial services to its employees. Read More »

  • THA to stop some projects

    The Tobago House of Assembly (THA) has taken a decision to shelve some projects on the island in light of falling global oil prices. Read More »

  • UTC detected $50m fraud early

    The Unit Trust Corporation says it detected an attempt to defraud a financial institution of $50 million as far back as 2013. Read More »

  • Bhoe: No job cuts

    No job cuts. Read More »

  • Muted 2015 market outlook

    Today, we at Bourse present our 2015 outlook for the Trinidad and Tobago Composite Index (TTCI), amidst an uncertain investing and economic environment. Read More »

  • ‘No job cuts at Petrotrin’

    THE effect of falling oil prices is costing workers in the industry their jobs, with thousands being laid off by international energy and energy service companies. Read More »

  • ...Oil giant to fire 9,000 workers

    Oil services company Schlumberger has said it is firing 9,000 workers due to plunging oil prices that have forced petroleum companies to cut drilling budgets. Read More »

  • IMF team coming to T&T next week

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will be conducting its annual staff visit to Trinidad and Tobago from January 19-26. The IMF team will be headed by Elie Canetti, adviser, Western Hemisphere Department. This staff visit by the IMF to Trinidad and Tobago was arranged for January 2015 following discussions between IMF staff and the Trinidad and Tobago delegation to the 2014 Annual Meetings of the IMF and the World Bank in Washington DC over the period October 9-12, 2014, the Ministry of Finance said in a statement yesterday. Read More »

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