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  • BOV. HSBC lift the MSE Share Index higher

    Following the declines registered in the previous three trading sessions, the MSE Share Index advanced by 0.66% to 4,472.126 points today reflecting the rebounds in the share prices of BOV (+1.8%) and HSBC (+2.4%). Meanwhile, MIA and MIDI moved...

  • Five pro Trump exchange traded funds

    On November 9, the world woke up to a new reality; Donald Trump elected as the 45th President of the United States. The Republican victory ended up being the opposite of what investors had originally feared; markets rallied like there is no...

  • The long four years ahead

    The long four years ahead

    Whatever opinions one may have about the style and substance of the US President-elect, one thing is certain: Donald Trump is likely to be president for the next four years and the world had better come to terms with the changes that his...

  • ­­­Shipping movements

    These ships are expected in Malta: The CMA CGM Platon from Mersin to Valencia, the AS Cypria from Tanger Med to Rijeka, the EM Corfu from Aliaga (all CMA CGM Malta Agency Ltd), the MV Euroferry Malta from Salerno to Salerno, the MV Eurocargo...

  • 17 per cent tax is good for business, jobs and country

    17 per cent tax is good for  business, jobs and country

    We have had continuous economic growth in Malta for many years now. GDP has risen from €6.9 billion in 2011 to €8.8bn in 2015, an impressive €1.9bn or 27.5 per cent. The country is passing through a cycle of prosperity, so why talk about lowering...

  • 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...