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Local entrepreneurs are being encouraged to seize business opportunities in the growing Ghanaian economy where there will be no problems moving US currency out once investments are made there.

General manager of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation Dr Kwame Amoah Baah-Nuakoh, responding to questions at a T&T Energy Chamber business...

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

 NEW YORK—The unexpected nature of this week’s earthquake in Japan, plus the damage from the subsequent tsunami and fires, makes estimating insured losses from the disaster especially difficult, senior executives at two top catastrophe risk modelling firms said. But most experts...

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

 TOKYO—Japanese automakers, electronics firms and oil refiners shut key factories after a massive earthquake and tsunami struck the northeast coast, underscoring the challenge facing the government as it rushes to limit the economic blow. Electronics giant Sony Corp has...

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Mexico’s Carlos Slim has topped the latest Forbes magazine rich list, as his wealth grew by more than a third. The telecoms magnate’s fortune rose by $20.5bn (£12.65bn) to $74bn, again beating Microsoft founder Bill Gates ($56bn) into second place. More than 200 people joined the billionaires...

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

NEW YORK—US airlines have used surging oil prices to justify fare increases of up to $60 per ticket since the start of the year.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

The head of the association representing new car dealers has warned that if the Government agrees to increase the minimum age of imported foreign used vehicles on local roads from four to six years it will be contributing to making T&T the “dumping ground” for “unwanted products from first-...

Sunday, March 13, 2011

The lure of fast money has led to the demise of many young people but farmer Stephanie Jacobs has an agricultural plan to get youths off that track. Fuelled by a desire to encourage young people, Jacobs began planting and teaching young men agriculture last January in Sea Trace, Diego Martin. ...

Monday, March 14, 2011

Despite the short trading week this week due to Carnival festivities, market activity was on par with that of last week with 423,419 shares changing ownership on the First Tier Market.

Monday, March 14, 2011

 It may be too close for comfort for stock investors. After seeing oil prices skyrocket from days of turmoil in Libya, investors now must grapple with political protests in the world’s top oil exporter, Saudi Arabia, and the impact of the biggest earthquake on record to strike...

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Sir Anthony Colman, QC, has made it clear that that while his Commission of Enquiry will make findings and recommendations, it cannot order compensation “even if it finds that financial loss has been due to the fault of particular individuals, companies, firms of government bodies.” Colman, the...

Saturday, March 12, 2011

BRUSSELS—The eurozone’s weakest states yesterday pleaded for more help from their richer neighbors at a summit in Brussels, where leaders worked to thrash out a “comprehensive response” to the crippling debt crisis by the end of the month.

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