Monday, September 25, 2017


After record player transfers, football’s rules for financial fairness are left in disarray

While 222 million euros has a nice ring to it, the largest-ever transfer fee for a football player – Brazil’s Neymar – has also caused a ringing in the ears of owners and managers at the world’s top clubs.

Few stocks consistently create value for long-term investors over 20 years

Investors who deal intensively with the stock market are always looking for stocks whose value continues to rise over long periods of time. The “value creators” ranking provides guidance in the search for exactly those kinds of stocks.

Shining the spotlight on socially responsible investing

Socially responsible investing has been referred to by many names, including sustainable, responsible and impact investing. In essence, socially responsible investing is an investment approach that considers environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in portfolio selection.

Business Excellence awards to honor local contributions

A nine-category “Academy Awards” for business excellence is scheduled for Oct. 14 at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, celebrating the best of local entrepreneurs and a single individual singled out for a lifetime achievement honor.

Hopes for more engagement in US-Caribbean relationship

For the Caribbean region, this brings uncertainty, but also an opportunity for more engagement with the United States.ix months into the Donald Trump U.S. presidency, countries around the world must adjust to a new U.S. policy strategy and an altogether different way of doing business by the U.S. administration.

Grounded BVI Airways has checkered past

To reach the British Virgin Islands from the U.S., travelers generally have two options: They can fly to Puerto Rico and make a connecting flight to the BVI, or they can take the less expensive but longer route of flying to the U.S. Virgin Islands and taking a ferry.

Port Authority envisions Grand Cayman as regional hub

In anticipation of immense infrastructure demands, port Director Clement Reid described renovation plans intended to transform Grand Cayman into a central stopping point and a regional transport hub.

Central bankers rise again

It was supposed to be the year interest rate differentials between the U.S. and other developed nations grew, and rising U.S. interest rates were meant to put a floor under the strong dollar.

‘Brexit’ and tax transparency discussed at AIMA Cayman event

The potential impact on Cayman’s financial services sector of Brexit, tax transparency proposals and financial market regulatory reforms were high on the agenda when a leading advocate for the global hedge fund industry visited the island recently.

Sharing is hip, disruptive and a potentially lucrative investment theme

These are hard times for materialists – because sharing rather than owning is trendy. That makes it more difficult to impress others by possessing many material things.


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