Change in mindset Last week’s article began a discussion on the economics of unity.
The current struggle In 22 days, the current struggle for political leadership in Guyana will be over and the preference of Guyanese as to who must lead them would be known.
Conclusion Alter the production structure Last week, this writer took a look at the financial profile of NICIL and its links to the long-term investment policies of the government.
Public policy analysis The analysis of the individual performance of the commercial banks that are part of the Lucas Stock Index (LSI) will conclude when the 2014 annual report of the Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) becomes available.
Attention of management As we continue the assessment of the performance of the commercial banks in Guyana, attention turns to Citizens Bank Incorporated (CBI).
Reputation Last week, this column took the opportunity to examine the performance of Republic Bank during 2014.
Sheer size Republic Bank (Guyana) ended 2014 with net assets of $13.6 billion.
Conclusion By Rawle Lucas Insight Last week, we looked at the structure of Massy, the business activities in which it was involved and the geographic spread of its markets.
Very little is said The Massy Group of Companies, formerly Neal and Massy before the rebranding exercise in 2014, has been in existence for 83 years.
Bad for business The labour dispute at the University of Guyana has brought to mind the debate of whether or not union activity and collective bargaining help or hurt the economy.
Economic life Guyana is not known as a major trading economy, though trade matters to its economic life.
Shameful The loan by the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) to the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CH&PA) raises once again the concern about the conscious mismanagement of the resources of the Guyanese people by the PPP/C government.
Negative territory For the first time in five years the stock index prepared by this writer has ended the year in negative territory.
The trick The President of Guyana on Tuesday January 20, 2015 announced May 11, 2015 as the date on which the next elections will occur.
Only comfort The most recent report of Transparency International (TI) makes one feel that corruption remains endemic in the society and fighting it is a waste of time.
No benefits The Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) has been the subject of many letters in recent weeks.
Take stock The old year is over and a new one has just begun.
Negative attributes For the past 22 years, the country of Guyana has been administered by an alliance known as the Peoples Progressive Party/Civic or (PPP/C).
A remedy Five years after the collapse of Clico, the long-term portion of the insurance industry in Guyana exhibits a different profile in many of its activities.
Mood swing From all indications general elections in Guyana will be held in 2015.
New Governor The appointment of a new Governor of the Bank of Guyana would be major financial news in many parts of the world if Guyana was a major world economy.
Types of investment There are generally two types of investment: direct investment and portfolio investment.
Certainties of life It has often been said that death and taxes are the two certainties of life.
One-party state It is seven days now that Guyana is being managed without its parliament playing a role in the management process.
Universal subsidies On December 9, 2013, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded its most recent Article IV Consultations with Guyana.