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For Rennie Sarabjit, president of the Agricultural and Marketing Co-operative Society, securing a loan from commercial banks is almost impossible.

But if he joins a credit union, boosting his one-year-old cocoa business could not only become a reality but it could help him provide much needed financial relief to T&T’s contracting economy.

Sunday, January 30, 2011

A mobile computer unit will be providing training for the people of Couva North. The unit, operated by YTEPP, was opened last week at the Waterloo High School by Ramona Ramdial, Member of Parliament for Couva North.

Sunday, January 30, 2011

The University of the West Indies (UWI) St Augustine campus is embarking on a strategic planning exercise to align graduates with job opportunities to drive T&T’s economy in years to come.

Saturday, January 29, 2011

NEW YORK — Escalating protests in Egypt are jarring world financial markets. Stocks fell while the dollar and Treasurys rose as investors sought to reduce their exposure to risk. The Egyptian government's response to escalating street protests unnerved investors.

Saturday, January 29, 2011

Overall Market activity resulted from trading in 12 securities of which three advanced, one declined and eight traded firm. Trading activity on the First Tier Market registered a volume of 107,232 shares crossing the floor of the Exchange valued at $850,699.77.

Saturday, January 29, 2011

President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Luis Alberto Moreno will deliver a special feature address at the Trinidad and Tobago Energy Conference which runs from February 7-9, at the Hyatt Regency, Trinidad.

Saturday, January 29, 2011

The Central Bank yesterday announced that it was cutting the ‘repo’ rate to 3.5 per cent from 3.75 per cent, even though the country’s rate of inflation jumped to 13.4 per cent in December.

Sunday, January 30, 2011

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO—Chevron Corp’s 72 per cent rise in quarterly profit easily beat Wall Street forecasts, but anemic growth in its oil reserves disappointed investors and its shares fell 1.5 per cent.

Sunday, January 30, 2011

Oil prices surged yesterday as thousands continued to riot against the government in Egypt, and unrest threatened to spread across the Middle East. Benchmark oil rose US$3.70, or 4.3 per cent, to settle at US$89.34 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

Saturday, January 29, 2011

The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) announced yesterday that the Common External Tariff (CET) will remain suspended on soya bean oil, personal protective equipment and refined sugar until the end of this year. The CET on frozen french fries remains in place until December 31, 2012.

Saturday, January 29, 2011

President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Luis Alberto Moreno will deliver a special feature address at the Trinidad and Tobago Energy Conference which runs from February 7-9 at the Hyatt Regency, Trinidad.

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