You are here

Business Guardian

Business Guardian

T&T’s Government should consider raising the age of retirement from age 60 to age 65 said Dr Roger Hosein, senior lecturer, University of the West Indies (UWI).

According to statistics he provided, T&T’s population has been ageing for the last few years and, according to Hosein, to dampen pension pay-out rates and to reduce the dependency...

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Since being outed in December 2015 by the former governor of the Central Bank as the single largest user of foreign exchange in the country, PriceSmart’s attempts to access “hard currency” to keep the shelves of its four Trinidad membership clubs stocked have been an uphill battle.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Signs that economic activity could pick up this year in T&T are emerging as the country moves out of recession.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

It may sound strange in a country in which tax avoidance and evasion has become an entrenched part of the culture, but I am actually looking forward to paying my first property tax bill.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

What would happen if you tried to build a house without a plan or blueprint? The results, at worst, would be disastrous and, at best, inferior.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Like many people, I sometimes think to myself: what if this is all a dream? I feel like one day I might wake up and be 20 years old again, with my whole life ahead of me. That thought doesn’t scare me, though, it excites me.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

The population of T&T remains generally optimistic as the Government seeks to evenly share the burden of adjustment in the current and anticipated economic circumstances facing our country.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Every day in the news one group or the other in T&T is calling for the dollar to be depreciated against the United States currency. The rationale is based on the acute shortage of US dollars in the system and the evidence is that it is getting worse rather than better.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Advertising and marketing agency, cmb, has commissioned a survey on media consumption in T&T.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Caribbean stakeholders say it is time regional countries provide some level of protection to the regional sugar industry even as they acknowledge the need to modernise the sector as impending changes in Europe could result in a drop in the price for the commodity.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

First Citizens chief executive Karen Darbasie says the additional public offering of 48.5 million shares in the bank is a “real opportunity” given the offer price of $32 a share because the price-to-earnings ratio of 12.46 is well below the average of the market.

Pages