Kitco Market Data

Gold Prices for the three-day period ending Thursday August 3, 2017 Kitco is a Canadian company that buys and sells precious metals such as gold, copper and silver.

GBTI launches new Visa chip cards

The Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) has announced that it is now offering its customers a more advanced and secure transaction tool in the form of the EMV (Europay, MasterCard and Visa) chip card, a global standard for credit cards that uses computer chips to both authenticate and secure chip-card transactions.

Guyana/Cuba bilateral relations on the move

Following on the heels of the conclusion of a major rice export contract with Cuba (see report in this issue of Stabroek Business) this newspaper has learnt of several other bilateral business agreements between Guyana and Cuba are currently in various stages of completion.

Stock market updates

Stock market updates   GASCI (www.gasci.com/telephone Nº 223-6175/6) reports that session 732’s trading results showed consideration of $3,804,547 from 78,412 shares traded in 13 transactions as compared to session 731’s trading results, which showed consideration of $19,105,931 from 454,010 shares traded in 19 transactions. 

Prices Prepared by the Guyana Marketing Corporation

(Prepared by the Guyana Marketing Corporation and published by Stabroek Business as a public service) *Prices only represent the average Wholesale Farmgate and Retail Prices at the above mentioned markets and are NOT prices set by the Guyana Marketing Corporation or Ministry of Agriculture.

Stock Market Update

Stock Market Update                     GASCI (www.gasci.com/telephone Nº 223-6175/6) reports that session 730’s trading results showed consideration of $544,235 from 636 shares traded in 3 transactions as compared to session 729’s trading results, which showed consideration of $2,566,808 from 69,314 shares traded in 9 transactions. 

Gold prices

Gold Prices for the three-day period ending Thursday July 6, 2017

Kitco is a Canadian company that buys and sells precious metals such as gold, copper and silver.

Guyana, Cuba moving to strengthen trade, economic ties

– rice exports, direct flights on the horizon

Guyana is one of several Caribbean countries seeking to strengthen trade and economic ties with Cuba in the wake of indications that the country is in the throes of liberalization.

STEMGuyana seeking more public/private sector material support

In the wake of Guyana’s first robotics and technology expo

Co-Founder of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEMGuyana) initiative Karen Abrams has told the Stabroek Business that the response of young Guyanese to last Saturday’s first ever National Robotics and Technology Exhibition at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall more than justifies both the government and the private sector throwing their full weight behind the project by providing various forms of support to help take it forward.

Local company launches new website builder

Guyanese Tech Engineer Miguel Gurchuran has introduced a state-of-the-art website builder which he says will challenge the manner in which websites are managed in Guyana.

STEMGuyana success leads to calls for more community STEMClubs

By Karen Abrams Perhaps to a greater extent than their participation in Guyana’s first ever National Robot and Technology Exhibition last Saturday, I took my cue from the decision by an empowered group of STEMGuyana team members to spend the previous evening at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall readying the venue for what was to be an unprecedented experience.

Internal auditing in the public service

- where it is and the way forward

By John Seeram Introduction John Seeram The Fiscal Management and Accountability (FMAA) Act No 20 of 2003 – Section 11(b) requires heads of budget agencies to maintain effective Internal Audit Units (IAUs).

GO-Invest: Going forward

By Patricia Bacchus The restructuring of the Guyana Office for Investment commenced in 2015 with a thorough assessment of the agency’s management structure, systems of internal control and governance and the effectiveness in the discharge of its mandate.