Markel in 919m deal for State National
Royal Gazette

Financial holding company Markel has bought out a US insurer in a 919 million deal. Markel, based in the US but with a Bermuda subsidiary, is expected to take over State National in the cash transaction by the end of the...

Benchimol we continue to enhance Axis
Royal Gazette

Bermudian-based Axis Capital Holdings has reported profits of 85 million for the second quarter, down 34 million on the same period last year. The figure is equal to 1. 01 per common share, compared to the 1. 29 per...

RenRe net income rises to 171.1m
Royal Gazette

RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd notched up 171. 1 million in profit for the second quarter of the year. The figure, equal to 4. 24 per common share, is up 34. 8 million on the 136. 3 million and 3. 22 per common share recorded...

Abic holds positive meeting with Premier
Royal Gazette

The Association of Bermuda International Companies has pledged its commitment to working with the new Bermuda Government to protect the islands reputation as a highly-regarded, well-regulated leading international...

Skycaps bring a smile to their job every day
Royal Gazette

Each day brings plenty of variety for Bermudas skycaps, and thats the way they like it. They help passengers unload and transport luggage through the terminal, and give guidance and assistance where needed. The skycaps...

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: July 26 2017
Bernews

July 26 saw 11,258 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange, valued at $211,384.80 BD. 9,058 shares were traded by BF&M Ltd, closing even at...

Bacardi Names New Europe Regional President
Bernews

Bermuda-headquartered Bacardi Limited, the largest privately held spirits company in the world, announced that Francis Debeuckelaere, a 23-year veteran of the company, has been named Regional President of Europe with...

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: July 26 2017
Bernews

July 26 saw 11,258 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange, valued at $211,384.80 BD. 9,058 shares were traded by BF&M Ltd, closing even at $20.60 per share, while another 2,000 shares were traded by Ascendant...

Aspen Dividends: Ordinary, Preference Shares
Bernews

Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited declared a quarterly cash dividend on Aspen’s ordinary shares of $0.24 per ordinary share. The dividend is payable on August 29, 2017 to the holders of record as of the close of...

Moses: TT benefits from Colombia ties
Trinidad Newsday

FOREIGN and Caricom Affairs Minister Dennis Moses says this country continues to benefit from its longstanding bilateral ties with Colombia. He was speaking at a recent ceremony to celebrate the 207th anniversary of...

Antigua/Barbuda Governor General: Crime influences investors
Trinidad Newsday

ANTIGUA and Barbuda Governor General Sir Rodney Williams yesterday said the perception of any country having a high crime rate can influence the level of business investment in that country. Williams made this observation...

TCL takes a
Trinidad Guardian

The Trinidad Cement Ltd (TCL) Group has recorded revenue of TT$428 million in the second quarter of 2017, bringing total revenue for the first half of the year to $850 million. When compared to corresponding periods of...

ECA warns employeesUnion shut down bad for economy
Trinidad Guardian

The Employers Consultative Association of Trinidad and Tobago (ECA) is arguing that the labour movement's call to shut down the country on August 4 will do more harm than good. In a media release yesterday, the ECA said...

Be on your guard!
Nation News

BE CAREFUL! In the wake of Monday’s massive joint public and private sector march, the island’s trade unions have been warned to be cautious about whom they build alliances with. This warning comes...

Who will battle for this year’s Digicel School’s football title on Sunday?
Kaieteur News

Semis on today at Leonora Chase Academy versus Christianburg Wismar, Waramadong versus Annai, that’s the semi final fixtures set for today at Leonora. While these teams have qualified for the final four previously,...

Half-year report in the pipeline – Finance Minister
Kaieteur News

At the macro level, the Government will be spending some time analysing and reflecting on the performance of the economy for the first half of the year. As such, Finance Minister Winston Jordan recently revealed that the...

“Future of Guyana’s economy depends on politicians’ ability to develop all resources, not just oil”- UK expert
Kaieteur News

By Abena Rockcliffe-Campbell Oil is often referred to as ‘black gold’. It is a valued commodity that generates much revenue for countries that have it. However, many oil-rich countries around the world are still...

UK to ban sale of new diesel, gasolene cars
Jamaica Gleaner

The United Kingdom will ban the sale of new cars and vans using diesel and gasolene, starting in 2040, as part of a sweeping plan to tackle air pollution that experts say is feasible, if ambitious.The government...

Jamaican economy to benefit from arbitration conference, says organiser
Jamaica Observer

THE local organisers of an upcoming conference on arbitration being staged by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) are stoked about the potential benefits for the Jamaican economy as the country seeks to build its...

Credit unions offering small businesses hope
Trinidad Guardian

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...

PM talks with citizens on CLF
Trinidad Guardian

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley will address the nation today following his weekly Cabinet meeting. The 1.30 pm address at the Diplomatic Centre, St Ann’s, will replace the weekly post-Cabinet media briefing which is...

Union shut down bad for economy
Trinidad Guardian

The Employers Consultative Association of Trinidad and Tobago (ECA) is arguing that the labour movement’s call to shut down the country on August 4 will do more harm than good. In a media release yesterday, the ECA...

Minister, Customs workers in emergency meeting today
Trinidad Guardian

One week before employees of the Customs and Excise Division and the Board of Inland Revenue are set to take a day off on August 4 and exercise their rights outside the Ministry of Finance—Government wants personnel...

TCL takes a 2nd quarter hit
Trinidad Guardian

The Trinidad Cement Ltd (TCL) Group has recorded revenue of TT$428 million in the second quarter of 2017, bringing total revenue for the first half of the year to $850 million. When compared to corresponding periods of...

S.S.B. Wants Stable Investment Options
Channel 5 Belize

According to Doctor Young, the investment income of the S.S.B. in the utility companies, the private sector and the agricultural industry has been keeping the fund buoyant over the years. [...]

Slight Increase in Inflation; Exports Rebound
Channel 5 Belize

The Statistical Institute of Belize has released new figures for the month of June, recording a slight increased of point six percent on the All-items Consumer Price Index.  Goods and [...]

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