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Business

A minute of silence was observed in acknowledgement of the life and passing of Dr Anthony N Sabga at the start of the 88th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of ANSA McAL shareholders held at the Radisson Hotel in Port-Of-Spain on Thursday.

The sombre start to the event was seen by all as a mark of respect for the sterling contribution of Sabga to the...

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

NEW YORK—Stocks closed barely changed yesterday amid light trading ahead of the New Year’s holiday. The blue-chip Dow Jones industrial average finished slightly higher, though stocks had dipped earlier on disappointing consumer confidence and home prices reports.

Thursday, December 30, 2010

NOVO-OGARYOVO—Russia plans to change a key law regulating foreign investment in so-called “strategic” sectors in 2011 in a bid to bring “smart” money into the country, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said yesterday.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Overall market activity resulted from trading in four securities of which none advanced, one declined and three traded firm. Trading activity on the First Tier Market registered a volume of 49,419 shares crossing the floor of the Exchange valued at $155,827.70.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

NEW YORK— Oil rose yesterday approaching two-year highs set a day earlier, on expectations weekly US data will show another draw in crude stockpiles as companies reduce inventories for year-end tax considerations.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

For T&T’s energy sector, 2010 has been a year characterised by limited activity in both the upstream and downstream, cautious optimism on energy commodity price rebounds and an adjustment period associated with the mid-year change in the Government and the subsequent altering of state energy...

Friday, December 31, 2010

The conventional wisdom at business school is that you stick with what you know. Of the top 20 brands in the world, 19 ply a well-defined trade. Coca-Cola specialises in soft drinks, Microsoft in computers, Nike in sports shoes and gear.

Friday, December 31, 2010

The United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (Eclac) says the Caricom region (excluding Haiti) should experience a slower rate decline in economic activity in 2010.

Friday, December 31, 2010

In the BG View column of December 16, headlined, “Proman gives its side,” executives of the European project management firm presented their views on the controversial sale of Clico Energy, their contribution to the development of T&T’s petrochemical industry and the posture of the...

Friday, December 31, 2010

Tourism has been down in Tobago, manufacturing exports have not been doing too well, construction is at rock bottom, and the population is not spending. It has not been a very good year!

Friday, December 31, 2010

Credibility doesn’t necessarily build confidence. That’s what Finance Minister Winston Dookeran, a former Central Bank Governor, has discovered mere months after assuming responsibility for the country’s finances.

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