Tuesday, April 23, 2019

LATEST ARTICLES

Environment: Managing waste becoming more than reduce, reuse, recycle

Each year, Cayman adds about 90,000 tonnes of waste to a single landfill site that already contains 1.5 million tonnes of garbage. In an area of 37 acres, this means the trash piles nearly 90 feet high.

Environment: What’s new on the green front

Cayman is making strides when it comes to going green. From sustainable construction practices to renewable energy programmes, Cayman is moving forward on the green front.

Cayman soars in Global Financial Centres Index

The Cayman Islands jumped from 29th to 21st position in the twenty-fifth edition of the Global Financial Centres Index.

Economic forecasting: Is its predictive power fading?

One of the challenges that many investors have faced in interpreting economic forecasts is the fact that despite the predictive relationship of the data there are always questions left unanswered regarding cause and effect (the chicken and egg dilemma).

Beyond towers: CEO speakers provide glimpse into the future

Premier Alden McLaughlin’s announcement that Dart is planning an “iconic tower” that would “greatly exceed” the territory’s 10-story building limit was the biggest news to come out of last week’s Cayman Economic Outlook conference.

Special Report: Record tourism drives resort boom

Grand Cayman has been seeing a wave of new hotel developments catering to the luxury travel market.

Special Report: Residential real estate market takes off

By all accounts, the residential real estate market in the Cayman Islands is in boom territory, as demand increases, the economy continues to be healthy, and consumer confidence is on the rise.

Survey: CEO confidence in the global economy wanes

After PwC’s annual survey of chief executives worldwide noted record-breaking optimism about the global economic growth only last year, the firm’s latest opinion poll reveals a dramatic drop in confidence.

Government to set up trade and investment ministry, regional offices

When Premier Alden McLaughlin announced the creation of a new trade and investment ministry last year, together with a regional office in Hong Kong, he justified the unusual mid-term move with the ever-changing international regulatory landscape for the financial services sector.

Invested in a market that has lost 80%? Not a problem for these fund...

Some investors might be unsettled by the volatility of a crypto market that is plagued by scandals and the ups and downs of Bitcoin, which has created and destroyed fortunes for the past eight or nine years.

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