Customers flocked to Gulf City shopping complex in La Romaine on today as Samsung Electronics Co Limited opened two signature kiosks (booths) featuring the latest Samsung products.
Street vendors will be allowed to ply their trade in the borough of Chaguanas from Monday.
However, vendors will be restricted to Marc Street and will be monitored by the police.
No vending would be allowed on the Chaguanas Main Road, police said.
Chaguanas Mayor Gopaul Boodhan and ASP Richard Smith toured the Chaguanas Main Road and Marc Street over the weekend to assess the area which will be used to accommodate street vendors and shoppers for the last week of shopping.
Scotiabank Trinidad and Tobago Ltd (Scotiabank) today reported income after taxation of $644 million for year ended 31 October 2018, a decrease of $13 million or 2% over the comparative period last year.
Scotiabank says this reduction in profitability was driven by the increased corporation tax rate levied on commercial banks at 35%, combined with higher levels of loan loss provisioning.
It says it continues to highlight its financial strength with Return on Equity at 16.05% and Return on Assets at 2.69%.