Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Business

Seaweed invasion on Tobago beaches

Aug. 4, 2015, 10:37 PM AST Comments

By Leah Sorias—Tourism Minister Gerald Hadeed said yesterday that logistical issues have to be worked out to determine what will be done with the tonnes of sargassum algae which washed up on beaches in Tobago last week, when they are collected.

Don't appeal judgment on CL bailout info

Aug. 3, 2015, 8:24 PM AST Comments

By Rickie Ramdass—The Constitution Reform Forum (CRF) has called on Finance Minister Larry Howai to refrain from embarking on an “unnecessary drain on the Treasury” by appealing the decision of a High Court judge...


Witco profits up

Aug. 3, 2015, 8:22 PM AST Comments

THE WEST Indian Tobacco Company Ltd has posted higher profits for the first six months of 2015.


Manufacturing stocks: WCO & OCM

Aug. 2, 2015, 8:36 PM AST Comments

This week we at Bourse review the most recent financial performance of two mainstays of the manufacturing sector, West Indian Tobacco Company Limited (WCO) and One Caribbean Media (OCM).



Look out for fake Government cheques

Aug. 1, 2015, 2:35 PM AST Comments

By Asha Javeed - Be wary of fake Government cheques. That's the warning from the Ministry of Finance after it was informed of the fraudulent cheques by the Central Bank yesterday.


Inflation steady at 5.5%

Jul. 31, 2015, 8:13 PM AST Comments

Headline inflation in the country held steady at just over 5.5 per cent in June, the Central Bank said yesterday.




Nokia profit grows as networks division leads turnaround

Jul. 30, 2015, 2:16 PM AST Comments

AP -- Nokia enjoyed a solid 60 per cent rise in net profit in the second quarter, with a good performance in its core networks division suggesting the Finnish company is succeeding in turning its business around since selling its handsets operation to Microsoft in 2013.


CAL signs deal with Emirates

Jul. 30, 2015, 9:56 AM AST Comments

By Leah Sorias - Caribbean Airlines (CAL) has signed an interline deal with the world's largest international airline-Emirates, which promises to make it easier for customers to travel the world.