Luis Guillot

Huawei’s regional chief technology officer, Luis Guillot, speaking at last week’s summit at the Hyatt Regency.

Chinese tech giant Huawei has extended an invitation to the Trinidad and Tobago Government to team up with it to help build a “Smart Government” ecosystem here.

And if finances may be an issue, Huawei is proposing to help in that regard. “Huawei not only can provide support in terms of ICT (information communication technologies) consultancy, but we can also offer assistance in locating financial support so that you can start your long-term ICT planning,” said Tudor John, Huawei’s enterprise accounts director.

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This week, we at Bourse take a look at the financial performance of two major players in the Non-Banking Finance sector: Sagicor Financial Corporation Limited (SFC) and Guardian Holdings Limited (GHL), for the six-month period ended June 30th, 2019. 

LAST week saw 1,346,042 shares traded on first tier market, a decrease of 14.24 per cent on the previous week’s total of 1,569,519 shares crossing the floor. The value of the shares traded was up by 15.62 per cent to $14,347,690.73 from the previous week’s value of $12,409,110.29.

Thanks but no thanks. Wheel and come again. This is the message president of the Public Services Association Watson Duke has sent to UNC political leader Kamla Persad Bissessar, who on Tuesday called for unity with the trade union movement, ahead of next year’s general election.

THE Chief Executive Officer of the Heritage Petroleum Company Mike Wylie has taken leave of absence from the job on medical grounds. This was confirmed by chairman of Trinidad Petroleum Holdings Company (TPH) Wilfred Espinet, who said the CEO was on sick leave.