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  • Avellino joins UIA

    Avellino joins UIA

    Untours Insurance Agents has appointed Joe Avellino as technical advisor. He joins the UIA Team after his last position as chief operations officer at Allcare Insurance. Mr Avellino spent 25 years with Middlesea Insurance plc and also held senior...

  • CEO for Med Corporate Bank

    CEO for Med Corporate Bank

    Experienced banker Charles Cini has been appointed CEO of the newly launched Mediterranean Corporate Bank. The appointment comes after Mediterranean Bank’s acquisition of Volksbank Malta, now renamed to Mediterranean Corporate Bank. Mr Cini moved...

  • Agius replaces Denaro at BOV

    Agius replaces Denaro at BOV

    Victor Denaro has taken early retirement from Bank of Valletta, with Joseph Agius appointed chief technology officer in his stead. Mr Denaro will remain a consultant to the bank for a period of time to help with various projects. Mr Agius joined...

  • Benefit from discounts and special offers during R Living’s Open Week

    Benefit from discounts and special offers during R Living’s Open Week

    R Living will be holding this year’s edition of their October Open Week from Wednesday October 15 to Sunday October 19. During these days, the R Living showroom on the Mrieħel Bypass will be open all day till 8pm. Throughout this period, R Living...

  • Keep it up with your IT infrastructure

    Keep it up with your IT infrastructure

    With today’s challenges, companies and organisations are increasingly looking for ways of increasing their productivity by focusing on their business. With the advent of mobile technology, cloud services and various internet threats, companies are...

  • HSBC Yes 4 Students offers gifts on all new accounts

    HSBC Yes 4 Students offers gifts on all new accounts

    HSBC Malta, in partnership with Scan Malta, is offering a wide range of gifts to complement the HSBC Yes 4 Students financial packages. All students who open an HSBC Yes 4 Student account before October 31 can choose one of the following instant...

  • Middlesea’s SME Insurance Policy

    Middlesea’s SME Insurance Policy

    Middlesea’s Insurance Policy for Small and Medium Enterprises is a tailor-made and flexible insurance business solution to protect your business risks. Whether you’re a sole trader or an established company, Middlesea will work with you to create...

  • The capacity to innovate

    The capacity to innovate

    According to the World Economic Forum’s ‘Global Competitiveness Report’, Switzerland remains the world’s most competitive economy. Malta, on the other hand, now finds itself in 47th place, slipping down six positions in the ranking. Why this...

  • New disruptive storage technology

    New disruptive storage technology

    Eworld Limited, HP authorised GOLD sales and services partner, and authorised PernixData partner, hosted PernixData, to conduct a successful business breakfast event at the Corinthia Palace Villa, Balzan. The event was very well attended, with...

  • Banking equities rise amid low volumes

    Banking equities rise amid low volumes

    Following two consecutive sessions of declines, the share index advanced by 0.3 per cent to 3,350.199 points following the positive movements of the share prices of the two large banks. Bank of Valletta edged 0.4 per cent higher to regain the...

  • More on the right to be forgotten

    In the wake of the judgment of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) delivered in May, the ‘right to be forgotten’ has been heavily discussed at different levels in the European Union (EU). This judgment dealt with the right of an...

  • European regulators investigate Amazon’s Luxembourg tax deals

    Online retailer Amazon’s tax arrangements with Luxembourg are being investigated by European regulators, becoming the latest global company accused of cutting deals with member states to gain an effective subsidy. The European Commission opened an...

  • Fiat says Chrysler merger effective on October 12

    Fiat says Chrysler merger effective on October 12

    Italian car maker Fiat said yesterday the merger with its US unit Chrysler will be effective as of October 12 after all conditions for the tie-up to go through were met. Fiat said no creditors had opposed the merger and the amount of money to be...

  • Rio Tinto rejects Glencore merger

    Rio Tinto rejected a merger approach from smaller rival Glencore Plc to create a $160 billion mining and trading giant in August just as the price of its most profitable product, iron ore, slid towards a five-year low. The miner said yesterday...

  • German data drags global stocks down

    Global equities prices fell yesterday and oil slipped to near 27-month lows after a second day of weak data out of Germany, the eurozone’s largest economy. Wall Street stocks fell ahead of this week’s start of third-quarter earnings season, with...

  • Regulators want quick Deutsche Bank Libor settlement

    US and UK regulators are pushing to settle the Deutsche Bank AG Libor case quickly and hope to extract major penalties, although a conclusion is unlikely before 2015, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing unidentified sources. US prosecutors...

  • A quiet session on the MSE

    A quiet session on the MSE

    This morning’s session at the Borza was quiet, with only 13 trades across three equities, totalling 27,483 shares. The MSE Share Index eased 0.2% lower to 3,341.608 points as HSBC Bank Malta plc failed to hold on to yesterday’s €2.00 level,...

  • Hewlett-Packard to split into two public companies

    Hewlett-Packard to split into two public companies

    Hewlett-Packard Co. said it would split into two listed companies, separating its computer and printer businesses from its faster-growing corporate hardware and services operations. HP said its shareholders would own a stake in both businesses...

  • Money market report for the week ended October 3

    On Thursday, October 2, the Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) decided that the interest rate on the main refinancing operations (MRO) and the interest rates on the marginal lending facility and the deposit facility will remain...

  • China opportunities from a European perspective

    China opportunities from a European perspective

    As China’s economy matures, new opportunities for Europe’s manufacturing and services industries are emerging, but to make the most of them companies need to seize the chance before their international competitors. From a European perspective, for...

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