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  • Remax Malta secures Region of the Year award

    Remax Malta secures Region of the Year award

    Remax Malta won two awards from Remax Europe and Remax LLC to secure the title of ‘Region of the Year’. Remax Malta owners CEO Kevin Buttigieg and COO Jeff Buttigieg received the awards at different ceremonies, as part of the recent Regional...

  • HSBC completes rollout of talking ATMs

    To make it easier for customers to bank with them, particularly through the use of technology, HSBC has equipped all of their ATMs in Malta and Gozo with voice-enabled technology, making it easier for people with a visual impairment to use these...

  • Malta at Sotheby’s international summit

    Malta will be represented at the 2017 Sotheby’s International Realty Global Owners Summit at the Four Seasons Hotel Ritz in Lisbon, Portugal, from March 27 to 29. Representing Malta Sotheby’s International Realty, operated by CSB Group, will be...

  • Cynergi wins gold award

    Cynergi wins gold award

    Cynergi Health and Fitness Club has achieved a gold award from Customer Service Assured (Malta). This year, following a €500,000 refurbishment, the club is aspiring to improve and achieve a platinum rating for its service experience. Cynergi’s...

  • Check green and yellow cylinders for Liquigas-branded seal

    Check green and  yellow cylinders for Liquigas-branded seal

    The illegal filling of Liquigas’ green cylinders continues unabated even after the company had brought this abuse to the attention of authorities and the police over three years ago. The latest evidence of this abuse was discovered by Liquigas...

  • Air Malta increases its commitment to Brussels

    After 43 years of commitment to its Malta-Brussels- Malta route, Air Malta continues to increase capacity with up to double daily flights. This added frequency is intended to support the increased demand of air travel between the European capital...

  • Insurance group sponsors courses at the University

    Insurance group sponsors courses at the University

    The University of Malta’s Department of Insurance within the Faculty of Economics, Management and Accountancy and the Malta Insurance Association signed an agreement which sees MIA supporting the department’s curricular activities over a two-year...

  • FIMBank announces $5.3m profit for 2016

    FIMBank announces $5.3m profit for 2016

    FIMBank Group registered a profit of $5.3 million in 2016, compared to a loss of $7.1 million in 2015. At December 31, 2016, total consolidated assets stood at $1.74 billion, a substantial increase of 21 per cent over the $1.44 billion reported at...

  • Understanding the importance of content in marketing

    Understanding the importance of content in marketing

    The problem with the term ‘content marketing’ is it conveys the idea that creating ‘content’ is a virtue in its own right. That somehow, ‘content marketing’ is a strategy that a business chooses to adopt as part of its approach to marketing. It...

  • MSE Index at five-week low

    The MSE Index closed in the red for the second consecutive week as it registered a weekly loss of 0.61 per cent, to settle at 4,715.170 points – the lowest point in five weeks. In total, 19 equities were active during the week, of which the...

  • World stocks hover near record highs

    A global stock market index hovered near record highs yesterday, wrapping up a week when many of the world's biggest economies either raised interest rates or signalled they might do so, underlining confidence about economic growth and...

  • Fraport expecting Lufthansa to grow long-haul business at Frankfurt airport

    Fraport expecting Lufthansa to grow long-haul business  at Frankfurt airport

    The operator of Frankfurt airport, Fraport said yesterday it expected Lufthansa to grow its long-haul business at the hub despite a row over a foray by budget airlines into the airport. “I expect that long-haul will continue to grow at Frankfurt,...

  • Daily currency report

    The euro was near one-month peaks against its US rival after it successfully cleared three daunting risk events over the past week. A week ago, the European Central Bank sounded less dovish in acknowledging the bloc’s better economic footing which...

  • G20 to join forces to fight banking sector cyber crime

    G20 to join forces to fight banking sector cyber crime

    The world's biggest economies will pledge to jointly fight cyber attacks on the global banking system, one of the biggest coordinated efforts yet to protect lenders since an $81 million heist of the Bangladesh central bank's account last...

  • Trading volumes in BOV and HSBC intensify

    Trading volumes in BOV and HSBC intensify

    The MSE Share Index extended yesterday’s drop by a further 0.05% to an over five-week low of 4,715.170 points, reflecting the declines in the share prices of Plaza Centres and GO. Meanwhile, four equities traded unchanged. Trading volumes across...

  • Learning decision-making

    It is generally recognised that decision-making is the essence of management. Managers spend most of their time making (or avoiding) decisions. It is leadership behaviour that ultimately will determine whether a person is a good leader or not. The...

  • G20 may sidestep trade issue due to discord with the US – Schaeuble

    G20 may sidestep trade issue due to discord with the US – Schaeuble

    The protectionist stance of the new US administration could complicate G20 talks this week and force policymakers to leave out the disputed trade issue, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble told Reuters in an interview. Speaking ahead of the...

  • Fed rate moves could spell end to Asian easing

    Fed rate moves could  spell end to Asian easing

    The long cycle of falling interest rates in Asia could be over after the US Federal Reserve’s third rate rise in 15 months was followed quickly by monetary tightening in China. The Fed’s widely anticipated rise of 25 basis points on Wednesday was...

  • Britain asks regulator to investigate Sky takeover by Murdoch’s Fox

    Britain asks regulator to investigate Sky takeover by Murdoch’s Fox

    The British government said yesterday it would refer Rupert Murdoch’s planned takeover of European pay-TV group Sky to regulators to decide if the deal was in the public interest. Murdoch’s US TV business Twenty-First Century Fox, which owns 39...

  • Dollar slides, world stocks gain on Fed move, Dutch vote

    A key index of world stocks climbed to record highs while the US dollar sank to a month low yesterday as investors digested the recent US interest rate increase and indications there would be no pick-up in the pace of monetary tightening. European...