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  • Citadel Insurance raises €8,600 to help train service dogs

    ‘Our Planet in Motion’ was the theme of the art competition run by Citadel Insurance plc, in which children of its policyholders were encouraged to send in their interpretation of the theme. Twelve pictures were chosen by a panel of artists for...

  • New general manager at KDM Travel

    New general manager at KDM Travel

    The KDM Group of Companies has appointed Karl Schranz as general manager of travel agency KDM Travel. Mr Schranz comes with extensive experience in the tourism and hospitality industry. He has a track record of performance and commitment and...

  • Harley-Davidson pursues new horizons with Street 750 model

    Harley-Davidson pursues new horizons with Street 750 model

    Harley-Davidson is continuing its monumental ride with the Dark Custom motorcycle design­ed for young urban riders around the world. The Street 750 motorcycle from Harley-Davidson – the first all-new platform from Harley-Davidson in 16 years – is...

  • KTM Adventure range gets into action

    KTM motorcycles has launched an Adventure range with the arrival of the KTM 1290 Super Adventure and KTM 1050 Adventure to bolster the newly refined KTM 1190 Adventure and 1190 Adventure R for 2015. With over a decade of experience and...

  • Dhalia Real Estate offers photography in full 3D

    Dhalia Real Estate offers photography in full 3D

    Dhalia Real Estate Services has reinvented the way real estate photography will be offered. This new service allows the capture and creation of 3D immersive imagery, turning simple images into powerful buyer engagement tools. A typical listing on...

  • Few berths still available for boat owners at Mġarr Marina

    Few berths still available for boat owners at Mġarr Marina

    While people are looking forward to leave this year’s dreadful winter behind and feel the warmth of the sun and the summer days, there are only a few berthing opportunities left for boat owners at the Mġarr Marina in Gozo, its management...

  • Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge now in Malta

    Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge now in Malta

    The highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy S6 range of smartphones is now available in Malta, announced the brand’s local distributors Sound Machine. The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge takes design and functionality to a new dimension. This smartphone boasts...

  • Co-franchise owner wins top sales associate, international award

    Co-franchise owner wins top sales associate, international award

    Re/Max co-franchise owner and real estate associate Phillip Incorvaja has won the top performing associate, most fees generated, most listings sold and most promises of sales signed in 2014 awards. These were conferred during Re/Max Malta’s AGM...

  • New wash-hand basin collection

    New wash-hand basin collection

    Vella Falzon Bathrooms launched its latest wash-hand basin collection, featuring styles and finishes ranging from the whiteness of the glossy white to unusual colours. Various cabinet options in different wood finishes are also available. The...

  • Google anti-trust foes see friend in EU’s new competition chief

    Google anti-trust foes see friend in EU’s new competition chief

    After waiting more than four years for Brussels to resolve his anti-trust complaint against Google while traffic to his website plunged by 80 per cent, Michael Weber of German online mapping service Hot-Map.com held out little hope of success.

  • GE to sell real estate holdings, sets $50 billion share buyback

    GE to sell real estate holdings, sets $50 billion share buyback

    General Electric Co. said it plans to sell the bulk of its $30 billion real estate portfolio over the next two years as it returns to its industrial roots, and has set a share buyback plan of up to $50 billion – the second-largest ever. GE’s...

  • BOV and HSBC drag index 1.1% lower

    The Malta Stock Exchange index practically erased last week’s positive return as it eased 1.1 per cent over the four-day trading week, closing at 3,766.201 points. Turnover amounted to €2.2 million spread across 14 equities of which 10 gained...

  • Nikkei tops 20,000 as European shares taste 15-year high

    World equity markets tasted record highs yesterday as hopes of more easy money from top central banks pushed Japan’s Nikkei index past 20,000 points for the first time in 15 years. The dollar added to recent gains, moving it towards parity with...

  • Wall St heads into worst earnings season in six years

    Wall Street is greeting what is expected to be the worst earnings season since 2009 with a gigantic shrug. Though there has been some selling in recent weeks, there’s been no panic dumping of stocks, even though forecasts for S&P 500 first-quarter...

  • Gain CEO says Swiss franc fallout will cause brokers more pain

    Retail currency brokers survived the Swiss franc’s surge in January, but they will take more hits as some choose not to pursue bankruptcy clients who lost money, according to the head of one of the market’s biggest players. Speaking to Reuters...

  • Daily currency report

    A generally stronger US dollar notched one-week highs, a reflection of the tug of war over US rate hike expectations showing momentum building for the side pulling for a sooner move by the Federal Reserve. The dollar was dealt a setback last week...

  • Volatile week for BOV’s equity

    During the final trading session this week, the share index advanced by 0.8 per cent to 3,766.201 points mainly due to gains in the share prices of BOV and GO. Despite the upturn today, the equity benchmark still closed the week 1.1 per cent lower...

  • The limitations of ‘big data’

    Every marketing person has been hounded by the term ‘big data’. In case you have not heard, big data is seen as the answer to successful marketing nowadays. One wonders whether it will end up being one of those management fads we had got...

  • Greece makes IMF payment, gets funds but doubts remain

    Greece makes IMF payment, gets funds but doubts remain

    Greece made a crucial payment to the International Monetary Fund and won extra emergency lending for its banks yesterday but it remained unclear whether Athens can satisfy sceptical creditors on economic reforms before it runs out of...

  • ‘Opec will coordinate itself to accommodate renewed Iran exports’

    ‘Opec will coordinate itself to accommodate renewed Iran exports’

    The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) will “coordinate itself” to accommodate Iran’s return to oil markets without causing a price crash, Bijan Zanganeh, Iran’s oil minister, said yesterday, during a visit to Beijing. Members of...