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  • Mitsubishi Electric, Panta Lesco launch new cloud-based apps

    Mitsubishi Electric introduced a new air-conditioning product line-up at its Milan-based headquarters to its top European and Mediterranean partners. Panta Lesco’s general manager Reuben Portanier and Daniel Mifsud from the technical sales team...

  • Farsons Foundation, Simonds Farsons Cisk and University sign agreement

    Following collaboration in the field of industrial heritage, the University of Malta and The Farsons Foundation together with Simonds Farsons Cisk plc are formalising and strengthening their relationship by extending their partnership in areas of...

  • Modern Diplomacy for Small States workshop

    British High Commissioner Rob Luke, and Alex Sceberras Trigona, the Prime Minister’s special envoy to the World Trade Organisation in Geneva, visited the workshop to welcome participants attending the Modern Diplomacy for Small States...

  • 80% of temporary jobs renewed, 40% extended – Misco Temping

    Temporary jobs, or temping, as it is more commonly referred to in recruitment circles, may sometimes be looked down, missing some of the opportunities this arrangement can offer to those looking for more permanent employment. “At Misco Temping, we...

  • Dhalia Real Estate hosts annual awards ceremony

    ‘Rewarding excellence’ was the theme of Dhalia Real Estate’s 2013 awards ceremony, which saw almost 100 consultants and staff come together at the Xara Lodge, Rabat. “You made 2013 a good year,” Dhalia’s chairman and CEO Chris Grech said. “This...

  • €1,500 donated to L-Istrina after DHL Express plane pull

    DHL Express Malta manager Charles Schiavone and Phoenix Sports Club president Orlando Bonnici presented a €1,500 cheque to the Malta Community Chest Fund at San Anton Palace, Attard, in aid of L-Istrina. Over 120 people, including Opposition MPs...

  • Master of Science in software engineering

    Jesmond Cachia was recently awarded a Master of Science in software engineering from Hertfordshire University. As part of his course, Mr Cachia focused on extending his theoretical knowledge and practical skills of model, methodologies, measures...

  • Master’s in clinical psychology

    Charlene Caruana read for a Master’s degree in clinical psychology at the University of Malta. The course equipped Ms Caruana with academic training and psychological tools to work with a diverse client group. This included the knowledge of...

  • The Economist Business Roundtable

    Former Italian prime minister and European Commissioner Mario Monti (centre) with, from left, Nathalie Camilleri Sultana, Franco Aloisio, Kevin Rapinett, HSBC Malta chairman Sonny Portelli, Deputy Prime Minister Louis Grech, Michel Cordina, James...

  • Emirates Skywards adds Europcar to its partners

    Emirates Skywards, the frequent flyer programme of Emirates Airline, has partnered with Europcar, a leading rental services company in Europe. Europcar operates one of the world’s largest car rental networks and is winner of the Middle East’s...

  • The Blacklist launches on Go Stars

    American crime drama The Blacklist is now being broadcast on Go Stars. The show, which has been a huge hit in the US, features James Spader as former government agent Raymond ‘Red’ Reddington, who has eluded capture for decades but suddenly...

  • BOE director Haldane says big funds are ‘too big to fail’

    The world’s $87 trillion asset management industry is getting riskier and echoes some of the “too big to fail” risks already being addressed at banks, Bank of England director of financial stability Andy Haldane said yesterday. In a speech likely...

  • Fed’s Fisher bashes US politicians for slowing down economic growth

    Political gridlock is slowing US economic growth, impacting the confidence and budgets of businesses across the country, a top Fed official said in Hong Kong yesterday. Dallas Federal Reserve Bank president Richard Fisher took a swipe at US...

  • Index recovers with 1.06 per cent gain after six consecutive weeks of decline

    The Malta Stock Exchange managed a 1.06 per cent gain after six consecutive weekly declines, to close the four-day trading week at 3,460.161 points. Activity during the week was spread across 13 equities, of which six advanced, four fell in value...

  • Europe shares extend rally

    European stocks rose yesterday, boosted by M&A fever in construction, speculation about further stimulus by the European Central Bank and US jobs data that suggested a solid pace of hiring for a second month in a row. Shares in Lafarge surged 8.9...

  • Daily currency report

    The European Central Bank announced policy would be left unchanged, but went on to say that it was in the process of developing a quantitative easing programme. The dynamics of diverging policy action helped European exporters as they watched the...

  • MSE Share Index slumps on declines in IHI, GO

    The equity of International Hotel Investments plc dropped by 6.4 per cent during this morning’s session back to the 78c5 level on a single deal of just 718 shares. Similarly, the share price of GO plc trended one per cent lower back to the €1.95...

  • Being serious about SMEs

    The Chancellor of the Exchequer of the UK, George Osborne, last week stated that his target was to achieve full employment. Earlier on this week, the new Italian Prime Minister, Matteo Renzi, stated that it was unacceptable to have an unemployment...

  • ECB is ready to act if ‘lowflation’ lingers too long

    The European Central Bank is ready to deploy anything in its monetary policy toolbox if inflation stays too low for too long despite keeping interest rates steady yesterday, its president said. The ECB held its main interest rate at a record low...

  • Euro slips on ECB comments as stocks take a dip

    The euro fell yesterday after the European Central Bank pledged to use unconventional measures if needed to battle low inflation, and a global gauge of stocks dipped after touching a six-year high. Brent crude rallied more than one per cent,...

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