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Finance Minister Colm Imbert said yesterday while Government is not pursuing the Alutrint Smelter, it is actively pursuing a key aspect of the original project.

Imbert said Government is meeting Alutech representatives on moves to produce large quantities of aluminium downstream products. He said this included pressed aluminium, coils, aluminium...

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley yesterday presented letters of appointments to a seven-member committee that has been mandated to investigate the operations of cash-strapped Petrotrin.

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Barbados has joined the group of countries whose dollar bonds yield more than ten per cent after Moody’s Investors Service said the island nation was likely to default, according to a story on the website of financial news provider, Bloomberg.

Sunday, March 12, 2017

The Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), in partnership with the Trinidad and Tobago government, has formally launched a country strategy for the twin island republic, which proposes financial support of US$436.7 million for the period 2017 to 2021.

Saturday, March 11, 2017

A second tranche of shares in First Citizens, the publicly listed, majority state-owned bank, are due to go on sale on Monday with an additional public offering closing of 48,495,665.

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Government’s revenue for the first quarter of the 2017 fiscal year plunged by nearly 29 per cent to $7.98 billion compared with $11.22 billion in the same period in the previous fiscal year, according to preliminary data in Central Bank’s March Economic Bulletin, which was published on the...

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Scotiabank’s profit after tax for the quarter ended 31 January 2017 was $170 million, an increase of $13 million or 8 percent over the comparative period in 2016.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Overall market activity resulted from trading in 12 securities of which two advanced, two declined and eight traded firm.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

At a seminar celebrating International Women’s Day yesterday, the portfolio head of Europe and Americas for the ACCA said conversations on gender disparities in the workplace are not doing anything for T&T.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Two ministers in the previous People’s Partnership government have sharly criticised Minister of Finance Colm Imbert for his assertion that that administration “hid” $4.2 billion in losses at state-owned Petrotrin by treating the losses as a deferred tax asset.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries, Selwyn Lashley, said yesterday that the government is planning to issue a competitive bid round for hydrocarbon prospects, but he did not disclose when it is likely to happen.

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