Monday, March 20, 2017

NGL: Dividends stable, share of profits improves

Mar. 19, 2017, 10:37 PM AST Comments

This week, we at Bourse take a closer look at the performance of Trinidad and Tobago NGL Limited (TTNGL) for the year ended December 2016. While exports of Natural Gas Liquids (NGLs) remain low, energy commodity prices have steadily improved throughout the year, which resulted in an improvement of T

Banks slam Kamla over statements

Mar. 17, 2017, 11:32 PM AST Comments

THE Bankers Association of Trinidad and Tobago yesterday knocked Opposition Leader Kamla-Persad Bissessar for statements she made regarding bank fees and charges. In a letter to the Opposition leader, BATT said Persad-Bissessar seemed to have been misinformed when she cited that over 70 per cent of


UWI’s Debe campus to open in January

Mar. 17, 2017, 11:29 PM AST Comments

THE University of the West Indies (UWI) South Campus in Debe may be ready for its first student intake in January 2018, Education Minister Anthony Garcia has said. Garcia said the project has been divided into two phases, with the first expected to be completed by December 2017. The student intake i


It’s not suited for T&T *

Mar. 16, 2017, 8:12 PM AST Comments

Leah Sorias—REAL estate valuator Mark Farrell has scrutinised Government’s method of determining the tax rate property owners must pay under the current property tax regime.

Phoenix Park appoints new president

Mar. 16, 2017, 8:11 PM AST Comments

CHAIRMAN of Phoenix Park Gas Processors Ltd (PPGPL) Gerry Brooks has announced the appointment of Dominic Rampersad as the new president of the company.




Gov't not telling the truth, says SWUTT

Mar. 16, 2017, 11:8 AM AST Comments

By Sandhya Santoo - THE STEEL Workers Union of Trinidad and Tobago is claiming that the Government is misleading the nation and being deceitful regarding knowledge of a potential investor of ArcelorMittal assets in Trinidad.

Shell to build 17 km pipeline from Dragon to Hibiscus

Mar. 16, 2017, 9:26 AM AST Comments

By Aleem Khan - Oil and gas giant Royal Dutch Shell is expected to build a 17 kilometre (10.6 mile) pipeline from Venezuela's shallow-water Dragon gas field to its Hibiscus platform off the north coast of Trinidad, following agreements signed Wednesday in Caracas, according to Venezuelan government


Would you pay $350 for fish?

Mar. 15, 2017, 10:52 PM AST Comments

HIGH fish prices have become the norm during the Lenten season. But would you pay $350 for five pounds of your favourite fish? King fish is being sold between $50 and $70 a pound at King’s Wharf, San Fernando. And fishermen predict the price will continue to skyrocket, maybe reaching $100 a


Chamber: We need new tourism entity

Mar. 15, 2017, 10:50 PM AST Comments

THE Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce and its Tobago Division want the speedy establishment of a new tourism entity for the country. “The Chamber has noted recent statements by the Honourable Minister of Tourism regarding Government’s plans to dissolve the Tourism Deve



Coming soon, paying your tab without giving your credit card

Mar. 15, 2017, 1:40 PM AST Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — It's 1 a.m. You've had a few too many at a crowded bar and walk out without paying the tab. Your credit card and driver's license sit behind the cash register, leaving your personal info widely accessible while you sleep off those vodka tonics.