Uber drives into TT The week began with something new for local users of the location-based, ride-sharing app, Uber. At 11 am on Monday, January 16, Uber drivers began picking up passengers in San Fernando and Port-of-Spain.
Business and consumers enjoy longest ever period of economic optimism Economic confidence among Jamaican firms has increased to an index of 142.0 for the fourth quarter of 2016, up from 139.2 experienced a quarter earlier.
London will remain 'financial lungs' of Europe London can breathe easy - it will continue to be the financial lungs of Europe, according to Barclays chief executive Jes Staley.
Barbados Opposition Wants Answers On State Of The Economy The main opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) says it will not allow the local economy to “drift along” for another 12 months and called on the Freundel Stuart government to provide a true state of the economy to the population.
China's President Xi Jinping has told the World Economic Forum that there are no winners when nations engage in a trade war. Mr Xi also told delegates in Davos, Switzerland, that there was "no point" in blaming economic globalisation for the world's problems.
Fund manager fires warning shot over bosses' pay The world's largest fund manager has sounded a warning to company boards that fail to stop awarding bosses bumper pay packets.
Takata fined $1bn in US over exploding airbag scandal Japanese car parts maker Takata has agreed to pay $1bn (£820m) in penalties in the US for concealing dangerous defects in its exploding airbags.
Iran welcomes Airbus as first post-sanctions airliner Iran has taken delivery of its first Western-built passenger plane in decades, following the lifting of sanctions last year.
Burst of earthquake events recorded in Saint Lucia The University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre (SRC) in Trinidad has confirmed that there was a small burst of earthquake events which occurred on land in southeast Saint Lucia.