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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, January 20, 2011

Returning citizens of T&T, Monique and Luis McSween have embarked on a fresh and unique spin to events planning and design. Being experts in the field for more than 15 years, the McSweens have created a new value offering called CariBeat Events.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Sliced bread has nothing on the US dollar. There are currency queues at commercial banks. While demand for the US dollar has always been constant, it’s burgeoned in the past two years.

Friday, January 21, 2011

The transition from relative obscurity to the subject of national attention is usually the fate of politicians, heroes or criminals. George Nicholas, son of Syrian businessman Issa Nicholas, doesn’t fall into any of these categories.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

It’s going to be a difficult year for manufacturers. This is how Francois Mouttet, director of Vemco Ltd, sees 2011 panning out. Mouttet said that the manufacturing industry is the second largest employer in T&T after the Government, employing between 50,000 to 60,000 people...

Thursday, January 20, 2011

The original plan for this column was to do a follow-up of last week’s commentary in this space, which continued a discussion, I hope, about the value of investing in local equities versus converting hard-earned income into US dollars.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

United States: The week ending January 7 reported strong data on manufacturing and employment.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Locally, we expect to see positive developments on the supply side of the fixed income market. The government is yet to commence its deficit financing commitments. Of the $7.7billion budgeted deficit, 30 per cent or $2.3billion is expected to be financed locally.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

The government is moving ahead with plans to place the Unit Trust Corporation under the regulatory control of the Central Bank, the investment services institution confirmed on Tuesday night.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

By the end of January, the National Gas Company Ltd will know if it has been chosen by the government of Ghana to partner with it in a potentially lucrative gas extraction project.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

I was astonished to read in another newspaper on Monday that one of the country’s brokerage houses was projecting that the composite index of the T&T Stock Exchange would decline by five to ten per cent in 2011.

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