businesses take special effort
you are part of a family who owns a business and you
work for that organisation, then you probably regard
it as a tremendous gift and an incredible challenge...
good and bad of boom times
the year 2005 progressed, mini-boom conditions
began to creep into the T&T economy. Governments
revenues and spending reached record highs and many
businesses posted record earnings...
of energy sector in 2005
gas prices hit all-time high
year 2005 was another expansionary year for the T&T
energy sector that was characterised by the completion
of key projects and the continued expansion of the
downstream gas-based sector into metals and petrochemicals...
Emerging Markets review
markets displayed tremendous resilience throughout
2005 in the face of numerous adverse developments
in the global economy...
through the crystal ball
the past couple of weeks we have been taking a closer
look at the local and international environment in
order to get a sense of what to expect in 2006. This
week we conclude this overview and next week we will
take a look back at 2005, the year that was...
calendar year 2005 would be remembered by many investors
as an action-filled year. Coming off of the heels
of a three year bull-run in which the
Composite Index grew by 25.65 per cent (2002), 27.23
per cent (2003) and an astonishing 54.8 per cent in
2004, many predicted a slower rate of growth of 15
to 20 per cent...