Saturday, November 28, 2015


Black Friday sales a hit in T&T*

Nov. 27, 2015, 6:41 PM AST Comments

THE Black Friday sales shopping phenomenon hit Trinidad today with shoppers flocking to wholesalers PriceSmart and southern shopping centre Gulf City Mall to cash in the one-day deals. Hundreds of bargain seekers camped at the doors of PriceSmart outlets in Port of Spain, Mausica, Chaguanas and La R

PM goes to work in Malta

Nov. 25, 2015, 12:9 AM AST Comments

PRIME Minister Dr Keith Rowley is one of 1,200 delegates from 80 countries now in Malta for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM).

Central Bank gets Forex praise*

Nov. 24, 2015, 6:18 PM AST Comments

THE MOVEMENT in this country’s foreign exchange rate is nothing to worry about and is in fact “quite normal”, the Bankers’ Association of Trinidad and Tobago (BATT) has stated. BATT also commended the Central Bank for its handling of this country’s US dollar supply.

Not only NGC in trouble

Nov. 24, 2015, 9:14 AM AST Comments

By Anna Ramdass-Labour Minister Jennifer Baptiste-Primus yesterday disclosed that it’s not just the National Gas Company (NGC) but other State Enterprises such as Petrotrin that are in “grave danger” due to low energy prices.

Support more local products *

Nov. 23, 2015, 6:47 PM AST Comments

By Sue-Ann Wayow—Minister of Trade and Industry Paula Gopee-Scoon wants supermarket owners to support local manufacturers by purchasing and distributing more of their products.

That NGL story*

Nov. 22, 2015, 7:52 PM AST Comments

This week, we at Bourse look at the most recent results of the newest listed equity on the local stock exchange, Trinidad & Tobago NGL Limited (NGL). NGL’s share price increased 7.5 per cent compared to its IPO price of $20.00 and is trading at $21.51 as at November 20, 2015.

Marriott Courtyard hotels up for sale*

Nov. 20, 2015, 8:3 PM AST Comments

Three Marriott Courtyard hotels including the one at Invaders Bay, Port of Spain, have been put up for sale. “CBRE Hotels is pleased to present, on an exclusive basis, the opportunity to acquire the Courtyard Portfolio, three strategically positioned Marriott Courtyard hotels, located in San

Scotiabank: Rough waters ahead for T&T

Nov. 19, 2015, 6:55 PM AST Comments

By Aleem Khan—Trinidad and Tobago will have rough economic waters to navigate in 2016 and 2017, Scotiabank global economists said in a briefing released out of Toronto yesterday.

Taxi fares increase by $2*

Nov. 17, 2015, 6:55 PM AST Comments

From November 30, commuters travelling on the San Fernando to Chaguanas, Curepe and Port of Spain routes will have to pay $2 more. This according to president of the San Fernando to Port of Spain Taxi Drivers Association Hayden Whiskey.