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  • New HR manager at Frank Salt

    New HR manager at Frank Salt

    Frank Salt Real Estate Ltd recently appointed Rania Zouari as its new HR manager. Ms Zouari has taken over HR responsibilities from Sandra Aquilina, who will now focus her energy on managing the Balzan office and the Balzan training centre. Backed...

  • Malta Architect Awards to have eight categories

    Over the forthcoming two weeks, architects, civil engineers and interior designers will be able to submit their projects for the Malta Architect Awards 2016, with submissions being accepted from August 29 to September 2. These awards were launched...

  • Message of good luck to Maltese Olympic team

    Message of good luck to Maltese Olympic team

    Thanks to its extended franchise organisation, Century 21 enjoys a global reach. In light of the Olympics, this worldwide brand took the initiative to wish countries the best of luck the games. Malta is no exception, with employees from Century 21...

  • Teambuilding in summer

    Teambuilding in summer

    With an understanding that building strong relationships during working hours is not entirely possible due to work that needs to be done, Famalco Group provides its team with monthly teambuilding events as a way for the group to get to know each...

  • Recruitment brand to occupy two floors as offices at Casa Leone

    Recruitment brand to occupy two floors as offices at Casa Leone

    Leading specialist recruitment brand Castille has announced that construction on Casa Leone in Floriana has commenced and that by the beginning of 2017, the building will boast two new floors to be used as offices, training facilities and meeting...

  • How to handle hazardous waste at home

    How to handle hazardous waste at home

    Although we may think that the waste we generate at home is innocuous, the truth is that a certain portion is considered to be hazardous in waste terms and hence does not belong in the black or recycling bag. Summer brings with it a number of...

  • New Jaguar performance crossover offers agility, responsiveness and refinement

    New Jaguar performance crossover offers agility, responsiveness and refinement

    The all-new Jaguar F-PACE is a performance crossover designed and engineered to offer agility, responsiveness and refinement – characteristics the brand is renowned for. Developed using Jaguar’s Lightweight Aluminium Architecture, the F- PACE...

  • Freight forwarding company revamps its online presence

    FreightZone (Malta) Logistics Ltd has revamped its online corporate presence by launching a new website. The website, available in English and Chinese, has an uncluttered design, improved functionality and is optimised for smartphone and tablet...

  • Merkel to urge chiefs of big companies to hire refugees

    Merkel to urge chiefs of big companies to hire refugees

    Chancellor Angela Merkel has invited executives from some of Germany's biggest listed companies to attend a summit next month where she will urge them to hire more refugees, the newspaper Bild reported. More than one million migrants flooded into...

  • EU Benchmark Regulation: a response to the Libor and Euribor scandals

    EU Benchmark Regulation: a response to the Libor and Euribor scandals

    The EU Benchmark Regulation entered into force on June 30, 2016, and addresses the substantially complex area of benchmarks within EU financial regulation. A benchmark is an index determined from a set of underlying data which is used to establish...

  • Stocks wobble as dollar and yields dip on tepid data

    Key US and European stock indexes slipped modestly yesterday, a day after US equities hit record peaks, amid soft US economic data that also tempered expectations of a near-term interest rate hike and weighed on the dollar and Treasury...

  • Interim financial results dominate week

    The Malta Stock Exchange index marginally recouped last week’s 1.2 per cent loss with a 0.22 per cent gain, to close at 4,426.111 points. Turnover amounted to €836,684 and was spread across 16 equities of which six fell, seven advanced and three...

  • Modest eurozone economic growth masks diverging performance around bloc

    Eurozone economic growth halved in the second quarter to a modest pace, as a mild slowdown in Germany was overshadowed by a surprise stagnation in Italy, offering scant hope of a decisive rebound for the currency bloc as a whole any time soon. The...

  • Company briefs

    The Fimbank Group returned to profitability for the first time since June 2014, with interim financial reports showing a profit after tax of $1.21 million for the period ending June 30, 2016, compared to a loss of $8.64 million for the same...

  • Daily currency report

    For the first time in their 300-year history, UK yields traded in negative territory this week as the bond rally driven by BoE purchases and safe haven flows welcomed the UK into an environment that has been dominated by Japan, Switzerland and...

  • RS2 retreats to its lowest in 7 months

    The share index extended yesterday’s decline by a further 0.43 per cent to 4,426.111 points on low volumes. The declines in RS2, BOV and Medserv outweighed the marginal gain registered in the equity of Mapfre Middlesea. Week-on-week, the index...

  • Europe's biggest software maker is ditching annual performance reviews

    Europe's biggest software maker is ditching annual performance reviews

    Germany's SAP, maker of software used to grade the performance of millions of employees worldwide, is ditching its own annual performance reviews as too expensive, time-consuming and often demotivating. Once championed by business leaders as the...

  • Gender equality in business

    There has been a great deal of effort in the last 20 years to remove gender discrimination in society as a whole. One of the areas where this was felt absolutely necessary is the labour market, at all its levels. This did not just happen in Malta.

  • Swiss court backs Iran in decades-old oil row with Israel

    Swiss court backs Iran in decades-old oil row with Israel

    Switzerland’s highest court has ordered Israel to pay Iran around $1.1 billion plus interest in a decades-old dispute over a secretive oil pipeline company predating the 1979 Islamic revolution which made the countries enemies. The Swiss Federal...

  • US and European shares gain as oil prices surge 3%

    Stocks on major world markets gained yesterday, while oil prices surged more than three per cent on buying triggered by comments from an Saudi oil minister and a forecast that crude markets are set to tighten. Major US stock indexes gained,...