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The ANSA McAL Group recorded a four per cent increase in revenue, up from from $6.001 billion in 2016 to $6.244 billion for the 2017 financial year. However, profit before tax was $986 million—less than the $1.107 billion achieved in 2016, while earnings per share (EPS) was $3.15 cents, down from $4.01 cents in 2016. A dividend of $1.50 was paid.

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Economist Marla Dukharan said she was surprised at Finance Minister Colm Imbert’s comments about her since she did not make any statements about his recently presented mid-year budget review.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Overall market activity resulted from trading in 15 securities of which three advanced, five declined and seven traded firm.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Moody’s Investor Services’ latest rating for this country could have been worse since T&T is still some way off from marked economic recovery, senior economist Dr Ronald Ramkissoon said yesterday.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

The T&T economy has turned around but the country is not yet out of the woods, so indicators should be continuously monitored, economist Dr Roger Hosein advised yesterday.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Managing director, Republic Bank Ltd (RBL) Nigel Baptiste said the projected decline in T&T’s fiscal deficit is good news for the economy. He said persistent fiscal deficits tend to exert upward pressure on public debt because government is required to borrow to finance the deficit.

Monday, May 14, 2018

CEO of the Youth Training and Employment Partnership Programme (YTEPP) Nigel Forgenie wants the business community to support programmes which provide skills-based training. He said that is necessary to address shortages of skilled labour.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Managing Director of Republic Bank Nigel Baptiste told graduates of Republic Bank’s Action Club that the success of the programme can be seen in their ability to adjust to the challenges that confront them.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Moody’s Investor Services has given the T&T Government a rating of BA 1. With a stable outlook. In a May 10 credit opinion, the rating agency cited, “large financial buffers, high wealth levels and significant international reserves.”

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Overall market activity resulted from trading in 14 securities of which three advanced, seven declined and four traded firm.

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Finance Minister Colm Imbert has criticised five economists and commentators he accuses of being unfair and biased in their criticisms of Government’s handling of the economy.

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