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  • Seminar on France

    The Maltese French Chamber of Commerce is holding a half-day conference, entitled France: Why and How?, on various aspects of doing business with France. The line-up of speakers includes local stakeholders as well as French Ambassador Michel...

  • Major banks drag MSE index lower

    Major banks drag MSE index lower

    Over the past week, the Malta Stock Exchange (MSE) index retreated by 0.36 per cent to close at 3,338.554 points. This follows the previous week’s 0.71 per cent advance. The two primary laggards were Bank of Valletta plc (BOV) and HSBC Bank Malta...

  • Investors spooked by ongoing worries over growth and Ebola

    The ongoing worries over global economic growth and the outbreak of Ebola were the key triggers to last week’s selloff, as October is shaping up to be a scary month for investors. German industrial production fell more than economists...

  • Company briefs

    Company briefs

    Melita mobile subscribers can now get more control and double the value with the new Total Control Value plans. The plans offer good call rates, free minutes, free mobile internet and a free Samsung or HTC smartphone for just €20 per month. Excess...

  • Giving companies ‘real souls’

    Giving companies ‘real souls’

    With the advent and increasing widespread use of Facebook, Twitter, Linked In, Tumblr and social media channels, many people have been given a stronger voice and a free channel with which to communicate. Being able to reach others and elicit some...

  • MiGS event to be held next month

    The Malta iGaming Seminar 2014 will be taking place on November 11 and 12 at the Hilton Malta, St Julian’s. MIGS partner and Egaming Brokerage owner Sue Schneider said: “We have been overwhelmed by the interest shown in the conference and by...

  • Youth group raises €1,025

    Gi.Fra. Kapuccini, a group made up of young people aged between 18 and 30, has organised a fundraising activity to help Qalb it-Tfal. The amount collected was €1,025. The group dedicates its energy and time to help those in need.

  • Re/Max at Stockholm property fair

    Re/Max at Stockholm property fair

    Re/Max Malta and ACT Advisory Services Ltd hosted a seminar on tax, real estate and residency in Malta at the Scandic Anglais Hotel in Stockholm. Both firms also participated at the Buying Properties Abroad Fair at the Kistamässan Exhibition...

  • Real estate agents in team-building event

    Real estate agents in team-building event

    As part of a team-building exercise, members of the Frank Salt Real Estate team took up a challenge that saw them trying their hand at waterpolo – against Sliema Aquatic Sports club committee members. The game saw both sides fighting for the ball...

  • Maltese professor is new dean of Boston University’s School of Public Health

    Maltese professor is new dean of Boston University’s School of Public Health

    Malta-born Sandro Galea, 43, a physician and epidemiologist known for his research linking health to social disadvantages likepoverty and lack of education, is the new dean of the School of Public Health of Boston University (BU). Galea is...

  • Doctor of Philosophy

    Doctor of Philosophy

    Mariella Cassar-Cordina was awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in recognition of her research with the Faculty of Music and Theatre Arts at Plymouth University, in collaboration with Falmouth University, Cornwall, UK. Cassar-Cordina’s work...

  • Insurance policy offers 24-hour services

    Middlesea’s home insurance policy is inclusive of 24-hour, 365 days a year home assistance and emergency services. Among household problems covered by the company’s assistance services is failure of electrical supply, water leakages, breakage of...

  • Jon David moves to new premises

    Uniform apparel provider Jon David Ltd has moved to new premises in Monsignor Dandria Street, Msida. The company sells a broad range of product lines. With an ongoing investment of resources, the business has been a one-stop shop not only for...

  • Grand Commander of the Order of Honour

    Grand Commander of the Order of Honour

    Alex Sceberras-Trigona, left, being congratulated by Prime Minister Joseph Muscat after being bestowed with the Grand Commander of the Order of Honour by Greek Ambassador Alexandros Rallis, centre, during a ceremony hosted by the Prime Minister at...

  • Governments urged to open purse

    Advocates of a global infrastructure push foresee hundreds of billions of dollars of efficiently managed projects springing up across developed and developing nations alike, putting the unemployed to work while paving the way for stronger economic...

  • Go shares rally by 3.1 per cent

    The Malta Stock Exchange index partially erased last week’s positive performance as it fell by 0.36 per cent, to close at 3,338.554 points. Activity was spread across nine issues of which gainers, fallers and non-movers tallied at three. The two...

  • Growth worries slam stocks, oil, and emerging stock markets

    Stocks on major markets fell yesterday, with an index of global equities hitting a seven-month low, and oil slumped to a four-year low as worries about weak worldwide economic growth continued to take a toll on investor confidence. Most major...

  • China GDP at five-year low

    China’s economy likely grew at its weakest pace in more than five years in the third quarter as a property downturn weighed on demand, a Reuters poll showed, raising the chances of more aggressive policy steps that may include cutting interest...

  • Daily currency report

    After 12-weeks of consecutive gains, the US dollar’s advance across a broad range of currencies ran into a bit of trouble. The relative absence of economic data and event risk provided investors with an opportunity to book profits on built-up long...

  • FIMBank to enter Greek market

    FIMBank, the Malta-based trade finance specialist, has announced it is entering the Greek market and will be providing a comprehensive range of trade finance and banking solutions, targeting corporate clients, focusing on International as well as...