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  • Malta International Risk Congress at Hilton Malta

    It’s not too late to reserve your space at this year’s Malta International Risk Congress on June1-2 at the Hilton, St Julian’s. A great line-up of expert speakers will be discussing risk regulation and its impact on European and international...

  • Malta to hold first logistics managers & practitioners forum with HSBC’s support

    Malta to hold first logistics managers & practitioners forum with HSBC’s support

    Building on last year’s inaugural TransLog events that sparked a new wave of interest in the transport and logistics potential of Malta, the first edition of the logistics managers & practitioners forum will be held on Friday, June 19. Supported...

  • New trading portal launched

    New trading portal launched

    There’s a new trading portal in town – Tomato. Users can also upload the items they wish to sell in a simple and secure manner. It’s a sure-fire way to transform unwanted stuff into much-needed cash. Tomato.com.mt allows sellers to showcase an...

  • The latest in laminate flooring

    The latest in laminate flooring

    A market leader in the local scene, M. Demajo (Timbers) Ltd is proud to introduce one of its latest products – the Kaindl 10mm narrow plank laminate flooring which is a first of its kind in Malta, offering style, strength and durability all at...

  • HSBC share price tumbles to 4-week low

    The share price of HSBC continued to decline and tumbled by 2.3 per cent to a fresh four-week low of €1.80 across 20 deals totalling 57,812 shares. The decline in HSBC’s share price offset the gains registered in four other active equities leading...

  • When trademarks cause confusion

    The EU’s General Court has once again shed light on which factors must be taken into consideration to establish whether two trademarks could cause confusion. If such confusion exists, it would not be possible for both marks to be registered as...

  • UK inflation negative for first time since the 1960s

    UK inflation negative for first time since the 1960s

    Britain’s annual rate of consumer price inflation fell below zero for the first time since the 1960s, official figures showed yesterday, pushed down by lower travel costs due to an early Easter. The Office for National Statistics said consumer...

  • UK’s Osborne says country not facing ‘damaging deflation’

    UK’s Osborne says country not facing ‘damaging deflation’

    Britain is not facing “damaging deflation” and is well-equipped to stave off the risk of this happening, Finance Minister George Osborne said yesterday after data showed consumer price inflation fell below zero in March. “We should not mistake...

  • Athens sees EU deal soon

    Greece’s labour minister said yesterday Athens would soon conclude a deal with its foreign creditors that could unlock further loans to the cash-starved country. Greece’s new government has been in talks with its EU and International Monetary Fund...

  • Equities gain, euro tumbles as ECB hints at faster debt purchases

    Equities around the world jumped yesterday and the euro tumbled on signals the European Central Bank may accelerate its one trillion euro bond-buying programme over the next two months. The dollar gained 1.6 per cent against the euro and was...

  • Vodafone registers quarterly sales rise

    Vodafone registers quarterly sales rise

    Britain’s Vodafone posted a rise in quarterly sales for the first time in nearly three years yesterday in the clearest sign yet that Europe’s mobile market is edging towards recovery. The world’s second largest mobile operator has been hit hard by...

  • Eurozone prices end four months of falls

    Eurozone prices were flat year-on-year in April, ending four months of falls, the European Union’s statistics office Eurostat confirmed yesterday. Eurostat said consumer prices in the 19 countries sharing the euro rose 0.2 per cent month-on-month...

  • BOV helps share index rebound

    The share index reversed yesterday’s 0.4 per cent decline with an equivalent uplift during this morning’s session to 3,783.885 points largely due to the gains in the share price of Bank of Valletta. The bank’s equity edged 1.7 per cent higher to...

  • Help us fight fakes, Alibaba’s security chief tells global brands

    Help us fight fakes, Alibaba’s security chief tells global brands

    When it comes to fighting fakes, Alibaba’s head of internet security says cooperation beats the courtroom any day. Ni Liang, who runs the Hangzhou, China-based company’s anti-counterfeiting operations, was speaking to Reuters days after Gucci,...

  • Money market report for the week ended May 15

    On Monday, May 11, the European Central Bank announced its weekly main refinancing operation (MRO). The auction was conducted on Tuesday, May 12, and attracted bids from euro area eligible counterparties of €90.62 billion, €4.61 billion lower than...

  • Greece, creditors make progress in talks, but pace slow – EU executive

    Greece, creditors make progress in talks, but pace slow – EU executive

    There is progress in talks between Greece and its creditors on more funding in exchange for reforms, but the pace of it is slow and more effort is needed to reach a deal, the European Commission said yesterday. “More time and effort is needed to...

  • 888 Holdings bids for Bwin.Party

    London-listed online gaming company 888 Holdings Plc has offered to buy bigger rival Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment Plc, setting up a potential £956 million takeover battle with GVC Holdings Plc. Smaller sports betting and gaming company GVC...

  • Ryanair approach key to government decision on Aer Lingus – Deputy PM

    Ryanair approach key to government decision on Aer Lingus – Deputy PM

    Ryanair’s approach to IAG’s bid for Aer Lingus will be very significant in whether the government decides to sell its stake in the former flag carrier, Deputy Prime Minister Joan Burton was quoted as saying yesterday. International Consolidated...

  • Dollar rebounds off lows as Greek bond yields jump

    The dollar bounced back from four-month lows yesterday, while Greek bond yields jumped on worries the country would not be able to make its debt payments. Wall Street added slightly to gains, pushing the benchmark S&P 500 to a fresh all-time...

  • Company social responsibilities

    Company social responsibilities

    Atlas Insurance recently held a fundraising walk for the Ladybird Foundation at Majjistral Nature and History Park. The walk was held in collaboration with the Nannakolas on the Go and was attended by Atlas staff, family and friends. Multigas...