Oct. 15, 2017, 10:50 PM AST Comments
This week we at Bourse review the performance of the local equity market for the nine months ended September 2017. We take a closer look at the three stock indices, namely the Trinidad and Tobago Composite Index (TTCI), the All T&T Index (All T&T) and the Cross Listed Index (CLX),
Oct. 14, 2017, 12:23 AM AST Comments
There is sqaundermania at the National Lotteries Control Board (NLCB) where officials are living lavishly and being gifted $40,000 in Johnnie Walker Black. Opposition MP Dr Roodal Moonilal, during the budget debate in Parliament in Port of Spain on Thursday, provided details of the spending spree at
Oct. 14, 2017, 12:21 AM AST Comments
Some 24 cruise ships will be sailing to Trinidad and Tobago this cruise season as hurricanes have battered other Caribbean islands causing cruise ships to divert their routes. Tourism Minister Shamfa Cudjoe said among them the Princess Cruise line will be bringing some 3,400 passengers and a crew of
Oct. 14, 2017, 12:19 AM AST Comments
Caribbean Airlines on Wednesday resumed scheduled service to St Maarten, following the re-opening of the Princess Juliana International Airport on Tuesday. The famous airport was closed after it suffered severe damage during the passage of Hurricane Irma last month.
Oct. 12, 2017, 1:5 AM AST Comments
Caribbean Information and Credit Rating Services Limited (CariCRIS) has reaffirmed the ratings it assigned to the US$400 million debt issue of state-owned National Gas Company (NGC) of CariAA+ (Foreign and Local Currency) on the regional rating scale, and ttAA+ on the Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) natio
Oct. 12, 2017, 1:4 AM AST Comments
Local telecommunications provider bMobile has joined forces with the taxi service company Uber to offer free wifi during rides. In a statement, the companies said since October 2, Uber passengers have been able to stay connected on rides around town with their personal hotspot powered by bMobileR
Oct. 12, 2017, 1:2 AM AST Comments
Digicel says its home entertainment service, formerly known as Digicel Play, has been rebranded to Digicel. The change is part of Digicel’s 2030 commitment which includes putting customers in control and delivering a superior experience across all areas of its business, the company said in a
Oct. 11, 2017, 12:15 AM AST Comments
GAS stations across T&T received a 5-cent adjustment in the retail margin on the sale of premium, super and regular gasoline as well as diesel in the 2018 budget, although the increase in the retail margin was not mentioned by Minister of Finance Colm Imbert in his budget presentation.
Oct. 11, 2017, 12:11 AM AST Comments
AT post-budget forums last week, economists waged intellectual battle over what is turning out to be one of the most hotly-contested, public policy ideas of today: whether the management of the TT/US dollar exchange rate is appropriate for a country with a chronic foreign exchange shortage,
Oct. 11, 2017, 12:9 AM AST Comments
The Association of Trinidad and Tobago insurance Companies (ATTIC) says while “insured” losses within the Caribbean for the 2017 hurricane season are in excess of US$50 billion so far, initial regional feedback suggest a high percentage of policyholders’ property and valuable asset
Oct. 11, 2017, 12:7 AM AST Comments
For more than 50 years there have been efforts to unite the Caribbean on several fronts. In the early 60s the Federation failed. 20-odd years later another attempt at unification was discussed and strategised, but attempts at fulsome execution have not really materialised.