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  • Medserv shares recoup 14.2%

    Medserv shares recoup 14.2%

    The Malta Stock Exchange (MSE) index last Friday closed in the red for the second consecutive week, falling by 1.37 per cent to 4,442.867 points. A total of 14 equities were active during the week, of which the majority closed in negative...

  • Slower UK growth is forecast next year due to Brexit effects

    UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond delivered his first ‘Autumn statement’ on Budget policy since taking office in July, following the Brexit vote. Hammond said UK economic growth is expected to slow significantly in the coming year and...

  • Medserv is re-awarded contract for logistics support to Eni North Africa

    Medserv is re-awarded contract for logistics support to Eni North Africa

    Medserv has been re-awarded a contract by Eni North Africa (EniNa) to provide a logistics base and associated services for its exploration activities  offshore and onshore Libya. The contract, which comes into effect on January 1, is for a period...

  • Digital agency to specialise in conversions after first success

    Digital agency to specialise in conversions after first success

    Following a successful soft launch of its conversion engine product ConvRes, digital agency Anchovy said that it plans to strengthen its international and local structures to define itself as the go-to conversion driven agency. ConvRes is an...

  • Melita to improve customer response time

    Telecoms provider Melita is promising to answer calls to its customer care centre in one minute from the time customers choose the option to talk to a customer service representative. Otherwise, customers will be offered a call-back option as soon...

  • Those magnificent men in their flying machines

    Those magnificent men  in their flying machines

    Bertrand Piccard, who flew a Solar Impulse plane around the globe powered only by the sun, wants to turn years of research into an international platform for hi-tech startups – to make the world “cleaner and richer”. Andreas Weitzer interviewed...

  • How to discover potential

    How to discover potential

    Working in recruitment has taught me how to appreciate people’s skills and talents within different positions, industries and sectors. One can communicate on so many different levels that in today’s fast life people can unfortunately be taken for...

  • Master’s in Finance

    Master’s in Finance

    Mark Camilleri read for a Master’s in Finance at Imperial College London, and graduated with Distinction. The Master’s was a highly quantitative 10-month programme, with the course consisting of a number of core modules (including corporate...

  • Lino Buttigieg Prize for 2016 awarded

    Lino Buttigieg Prize for 2016 awarded

    The Lino Buttigieg Prize for 2016 was awarded to Clint Chetcuti, who obtained the highest score in the IFSP held earlier this year. Mr Chetcuti managed to obtain 91.5 per cent for his answers to the varied questions posed in the paper. Mr...

  • Support line for customers

    In line with Samsung’s position in the local electronics market and as part of its ongoing commitment to deliver quality and excellence to its customers, Sound Machine Co. Ltd has established a Samsung customer care line, thereby greatly enhancing...

  • One-stop business aviation company offers host of services

    One-stop business aviation company offers host of services

    Hyperion Aviation offers turnkey management solutions, having significant experience in strategy, planning, management, marketing, sales, finance and aircraft maintenance. The company has invested considerable amounts into its processes and...

  • CSB Legal joins Interlegal network

    CSB Group’s boutique law firm, CSB Legal, is now a member of Interlegal, a prominent and comprehensive network formed by independent law firms in over 30 countries. CSB Legal’s membership application was formally considered at the network’s...

  • MFSA defends its BOV record

    MFSA defends  its BOV record

    The Malta Financial Services Authority has defended its role as the regulator of Bank of Valletta, saying the IMF had always praised it and that BOV supervision was actually in the hands of a Joint Supervisory Team. Fitch Ratings London on...

  • RS2 continues its expansion

    The RS2 Group has progressed with its strategy of establishing worldwide presence through its subsidiaries in the United States and the Philippine, with offices now operational in Denver and Manila. In addition to the new licence and processing...

  • Banking equities drag index lower

    The Malta Stock Exchange index fell for the second consecutive week, closing the week 1.4 per cent lower at 4,442.867 points. The week was characterised by a drop in equity prices of listed local banks. Elsewhere, the sovereign bond market was...

  • Dow, S&P 500 hit record highs while dollar loses steam

    Key US equity indexes swept to record intraday highs on Black Friday thanks to gains in consumer staple stocks, while European shares also advanced, and a stabilisation in US Treasury yields led investors to sell the dollar. The small cap Russell...

  • Azerbaijan signals Opec wants big cuts from non-Opec producers

    Opec may ask oil producers outside the cartel to make big cuts in output, Azerbaijan said, highlighting the challenges in striking a deal as the two sides enter the final stages of talks aimed at cutting production to stabilise prices. The oil...

  • Daily currrency report

    The euro fell even further against the US dollar this week, moving firmly into the danger zone around the $1.05 trading level. To put that level into perspective, over the past two years, the EUR/USD rate has traded in a 17 per cent range from...

  • Company briefs

    The Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry’s SME Committee is organising an information session on Monday to give an overview of the changes in the VAT system which the European Commission proposed in the VAT Action Plan issued earlier...

  • Wall Street ends at record highs as dollar loses steam

    Wall Street ends at record highs as dollar loses steam

    Key stock indexes on Wall Street swept to record intraday and closing highs on Black Friday thanks to gains in consumer staple and technology shares, while European stocks climbed and a stabilisation in US Treasury yields promoted investors to...

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