Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Aug 14 2018
Bernews

August 14 saw 4,154 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange, valued at $211,083.60 BD. 4,054 shares were traded by Bank of N.T. Butterfield Ltd,...

Bermuda Stock Exchange Report: Aug 14 2018
Bernews

August 14 saw 4,154 shares trade on the Bermuda Stock Exchange, valued at $211,083.60 BD. 4,054 shares were traded by Bank of N.T. Butterfield Ltd, closing up 2.5% at $52.00 per share, while the other 100 shares were...

ANSA McAL earns $454m second quarter profit
Trinidad Guardian

Noting the recent improvement in the T&T economy, ANSA McAL Group Chairman Norman Sabga said this has bolstered the conglomerate’s strategy of innovation with its new products. “That strategy is working...

Tobacco shares increase by $0.50
Trinidad Guardian

Overall market activity resulted from trading in 19 securities of which five advanced, six declined and eight traded firm. Trading activity on the First Tier Market registered a volume of 131,059 shares crossing the floor...

Public sector – Trust matters
Jamaica Observer

The public sector is vitally important. People look towards their governments for the creation of effective and sustainable improvement to their country. But crucially they look for public officials to act ethically by...

EXIM Bank rolls out loan sale - Eyes 33% portfolio expansion
Jamaica Gleaner

For the first time in its 32-year history, The National Export-Import, EXIM, Bank of Jamaica is rolling out a loan sale to gin up business and pull in clients.EXIM's general manager for trade and commercial lending,...

Flow Jamaica hauls in $23b over six months
Jamaica Gleaner

Telecommunications provider Cable & Wireless Jamaica, which trades as Flow, earned US$183 million ($23 billion) in revenue over six months ending June, derived in part from price increases...

Indian rupee hits record low of 70 to the dollar
Jamaica Observer

MUMBAI, India (AFP) — The Indian rupee hit a record low of 70 to the US dollar on Tuesday as emerging market currencies are sold off by investors spooked by the Turkish financial crisis.The under-pressure rupee...

Burundi plans plastic bag ban
Jamaica Observer

NAIROBI, Kenya (AFP) — Burundi's president, Pierre Nkurunziza, has issued a decree banning the use of plastic bags in the small central African country within the next 18 months.“The manufacture, import,...

Five things to know about Bayer and Monsanto
Jamaica Observer

FRANKFURT, Germany (AFP) — A cancer victim's surprise court victory over US pesticide maker Monsanto could open the floodgates to a slew of similar lawsuits, potentially leaving the firm's new German owner with a...

Malaysia eyes more than 10-fold hike in Singapore water deal
Jamaica Observer

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's prime minister said Monday he is seeking to hike the price of water sold to the neighbouring country of Singapore by more than 10 times as his country searches for ways to pay...

Now with power to long rule China, Xi beset by challenges
Jamaica Observer

BEIJING, China (AP) — As China's leaders gather for their annual Yellow Sea retreat, the country's political waters are looking choppy.Chinese president and ruling Communist Party leader Xi Jinping is beset by...

China's Huawei eyes smartphone summit after passing Apple
Jamaica Observer

SHANGHAI, China (AFP) — China's Huawei on Friday said it could replace Samsung as the world's top smartphone maker by late next year, just days after data showed it surpassed Apple for the number-two spot despite...

Pay up or else: Spain warns of online 'sextorsion'
Jamaica Observer

MADRID, Spain (AFP) — Spanish police warned Saturday of a massive blackmail campaign to expose web users' supposed visits to porn sites unless they pay up — a technique police calls 'sextorsion'.

World Bank to issue world's first blockchain bond
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — The World Bank is taking a step into the brave new world of digital finance to sell the first-ever bond to be issued entirely using blockchain technology, the bank announced Friday.

France to set penalties on non-recycled plastic
Jamaica Observer

PARIS, France (AFP) — France plans to introduce a penalty system next year that would increase the costs of consumer goods with packaging made of non-recycled plastic, part of a pledge to use only recycled plastic...

Elon Musk in talks with Saudis on taking Tesla private
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — Tesla chief executive Elon Musk disclosed Monday that he was in talks with Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund and other investors to take the electric auto maker private.The...

Maduro announces curbs to cheap gas in Venezuela
Jamaica Observer

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — President Nicolas Maduro announced that from now on Venezuela's dirt-cheap fuel will be available only to people with a special government aid card that the Opposition has denounced as a...

Cuba's tourism numbers rising despite US 'campaigns' – government
Jamaica Observer

HAVANA, Cuba (AFP) – The number of tourists visiting Cuba is rising, despite US “campaigns” to curb economic activity on the communist island, Cuban officials announced Friday.Some three million tourists...

Foreign tourists get surprise bonanza from Turkey woes
Jamaica Observer

ISTANBUL, Turkey (AFP) — The collapse of the Turkish lira has caused trauma as Turks see their purchasing power slashed, but bargain-hunting foreign tourists visiting the country at the peak of the summer season are...

Corruption scandal in Argentina
Jamaica Observer

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AFP) – Records kept in notebooks of the kind used by schoolchildren are bringing down titans of Argentina's industry in a multimillion-dollar corruption scandal.Dirty dealings are nothing new...

Warren Buffett's investing continues to evolve even at 87
Jamaica Observer

OMAHA, United States (AP) — Warren Buffett is still finding new places to invest decades after he started, even though his basic approach of finding businesses selling for less than they are worth hasn't changed much.

Sagicor grows its share of insurance industry to all-time high
Jamaica Observer

Leading provider of life and health insurance in Jamaica, Sagicor, now controls 63 and 64 per cent of the individual life and group health insurance industry market share respectively, according to a May 2018 report from...

KPREIT readies for new property investment
Jamaica Observer

Kevin Richards, chief executive officer of Kingston Properties Limited (KPREIT), has disclosed that plans are in place to complete the acquisition of another cash-yielding property for the real estate investment company...

Gateway Co-operative Credit Union technology services build-out nears completion
Jamaica Observer

MONTEGO BAY, St James — The thrust by Gateway Co-operative Credit Union — which boast assets in excess of $7.5 billion — to roll out cutting-edge technology for the delivery of products and services such as...

A cure for the canna-biz?
Jamaica Observer

Medical cannabis has increasingly captivated legal, political and corporate interest on a global scale, as more than 20 countries have moved towards legalisation of cannabis for medicinal use, and even some towards...

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