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  • Global economic outlook is dented by Brexit – poll

    Global economic outlook is dented by Brexit – poll

    Confidence in prospects for the global eco­nomy has been dented following Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, with a growing view that monetary policy is a fading force and many governments now need to borrow and spend, Reuters polls...

  • Emirates recognised for network strategy at the Airline Strategy Awards

    Emirates recognised for network strategy at the Airline Strategy Awards

    Emirates Airline has been awarded the inaugural Network Strategy award at The Airline Strategy Awards run by the established air transport industry news and analysis provider Flight Airline Business. In its 15th year, The Airline Strategy Awards...

  • Mazars workshop views business planning from a strategic perspective

    Mazars Malta, a member firm of international audit and advisory group Mazars, recently organised the second of its 2016 series of information sessions branded ‘Made Simple, by Mazars’. The objective of these sessions is to make it possible and...

  • Insurance group makes acquisition

    European run-off insurance specialist Darag has agreed to acquire Ergo Assicurazioni S.p.A from Ergo Italia S.p.A, the Italian insurance consolidator. This acquisition is subject to the authorisation of the Italian insurance Regulator, Ivass, and...

  • After Brexit vote, insurer Beazley seeks EU licences in Dublin

    Lloyd’s of London’s Beazley plc is working to get European insurance licences for its Irish reinsurance business to allow it to operate throughout the European Union, even if Lloyd’s loses access to the bloc. Insurers are making contingency plans...

  • G20 Finance Ministers meeting

    G20 Finance Ministers meeting

    A hostess prepares for the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting being held over the weekend in Chengdu in Southwestern China’s Sichuan province.

  • Treasury announces two new MGS issues

    Treasury announces two new MGS issues

    Last Friday, the Accountant General announced the issue of two Malta Government Stocks – the 1.5 per cent MGS 2022 (IV) Fungibility Issue and the 2.4 per cent MGS 2041 (I) – with prices yet to be announced. The two stocks will in aggregate be of...

  • IMF lowers global economic outlook after Brexit vote

    The International Monetary Fund cut its global economic outlook for 2017 by 0.1 per cent to 3.4 per cent in wake of UK’s Brexit, citing concerns for this year and the coming year. According to the IMF’s World Economic Outlook Update, “the Brexit...

  • How will Brexit affect jobs in Britain, rest of Europe?

    How will Brexit affect jobs in Britain, rest of Europe?

    So on June 23 the British exit from the EU was decided. To quote the new British Prime Minister Theresa May, “Brexit means Brexit”, but as a UK journalist quickly pointed out – “what is Brexit? Nobody knows.” Since the Brexit decision, it has been...

  • Paragon Europe leads Malta’s digital cluster formation

    Paragon Europe leads Malta’s digital cluster formation

    Paragon Europe has announced the formation of a digital cluster launching in October. The formation of the Malta Digital Cluster will include stakeholders representing academia, government entities, NGOs, SMEs, start-ups and other entities from...

  • Is your petrol station in need of an upgrade?

    Is your petrol station in need of an upgrade?

    Fritz Energy, with its range of turnkey services, can help implement the necessary changes that will allow one to achieve the improvement needed as well as comply with the norms set by both Maltese and EU compliance requirements. The company...

  • International award

    International award

    Adi Associates Environmental Consultants Ltd, together with Epsilon International of Greece, has been awarded the top prize in an international award for stakeholder engagement by the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management...

  • Real estate agent offers A-Z services

    Real estate agent offers A-Z services

    Coldwell Banker ensures that a property is handled in a way that adheres to all rules and regulations required when buying property. The real estate agent goes through every step to make sure that the home-owning/selling journey will cause the...

  • Cycling for children’s research

    Cycling for children’s research

    Twenty-eight cyclists together with three backup volunteers left for Zagreb, Croatia to take part in the 1,100km cycling challenge spread over seven days. Climbing approximately 14,000m in ascent, the Alive cycling team started their adventure...

  • Local enterprise helps kids benefit from programme

    Local enterprise helps kids benefit from programme

    The Inspire Foundation works with children and people with disabilities, ranging from children with Down’s Syndrome, autism and cerebral palsy to other conditions such as acquired physical disability and global developmental delay. Last year...

  • BOV gives student Prize in Medicine

    BOV gives student Prize in Medicine

    Sarah Micallef is the winner of this year’s BOV Prize in Medicine. She was the student achieving the highest marks in the final MD qualifying exam in Internal Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery of the University of Malta. Dr Micallef...

  • First Malta Architect Awards to take place next September

    Launched earlier this month by one of Malta’s leading business publishers and event organisers, the Malta Architect Awards are supported by the Planning Authority as primary sponsors and by the Jaguar brand. Jason Attard, managing director of iMNG...

  • Britain’s economy wilting fast

    Britain’s economy is shrinking, the broadest survey of business confidence since last month’s historic vote to quit the EU showed yesterday, piling pressure on new Prime Minister Theresa May’s government to soften the impact. However, Philip...

  • MIDI & IHI bonds over-subscribed

    During the week, International Hotel Investments plc (IHI) announced that more than €148 million subscriptions were received for the issue of the four per cent IHI plc Secured Bonds 2026, while MIDI plc received over €100 million for the four per...

  • Stocks dip on soft earnings, sterling drops

    World stock prices slipped modestly yesterday, while sterling dropped on bleak data that raised fears about a possible British recession following the country’s June 23 vote to leave the European Union. The key US S&P and Dow equity indexes were...