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  • Fort Manoel opens to public

    Fort Manoel opens to public

    The restoration of various important heritage sites within Tigné Point and Manoel Island is an ongoing process and to date more than €20 million have been invested in the restoration of St George’s Chapel and the majestic Fort Manoel. The public...

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  • Atlas celebrates Employee Appreciation Day

    Atlas celebrates Employee Appreciation Day

    To show their appreciation towards all the hard work Atlas staff carry out every day, Atlas Group managers cooked a hot dog lunch and provided an extended break for Atlas employees at the company’s head office in Ta’ Xbiex. This was followed by a...

  • Risks of buying counterfeits online and tips to avoid unpleasant surprises

    Risks of buying counterfeits online and tips to avoid unpleasant surprises

    To mark World Consumer Rights Day, the European Consumer’s Centres Network (ECC-Net) launched a report themed ‘The impact of counterfeiting on online consumer rights in Europe’. Though having traditionally targeted the luxury market, counterfeit...

  • Sotheby’s International Realty publishes sales booklet

    Sotheby’s International Realty  publishes sales booklet

    From a sprawling waterfront estate in New York to a seafront duplex penthouse at Tigne Point, the selling reach of Sotheby’s International Realty is global. The monthly edition of the brand’s sales has just been issued. This booklet highlights...

  • Mobile app for consumers

    Twenty-one new mobile apps  have  been launched by the public service through which the public can access government services from a mobile phone 24 hours a day. One of these apps is the MCCAA’s Konsumatur. The main objective of this app is to...

  • Remax Malta agent wins top global award

    Remax Malta agent wins top global award

    The Remax global award for most transactions completed across the entire Remax global network has been won by Maltese agent Cherton Caruana. Although she has only worked with the company for four years, Ms Caruana beat off competition from over...

  • Oil prices higher as Opec grapples with oversupply

    Oil prices higher as Opec grapples with oversupply

    Oil prices rose further this week, building on two days of increases after Kuwait gave its backing for an extension of Opec production cuts in an attempt to reduce global oversupply. Brent crude oil was up 20 cents at $52.62 a barrel by 1330 GMT...

  • 98% of investors fear inflation will erode yields

    98% of investors fear inflation will erode yields

    Virtually all institutional investors – 98 per cent – globally have some degree of concern that inflation will reduce the real value of bond yields over the next 12 to 24 months, new research has revealed. International asset management firm...

  • MSE Index halts three-week downturn

    The MSE Index halted a three-week downturn as it registered a 0.233 per cent gain, to close at 4,718.423 points. In line with last week, a total of 13 equities were active, of which gainers and losers tallied at five each while the remaining three...

  • Stock index dips as investors lock in gains after strong quarter

    An index of world stocks dipped yesterday as investors locked in a quarterly gain that has given equities their best start to a year since 2012, while the dollar inched lower after a Federal Reserve official said the US central bank was in no rush...

  • France trying to attract US business to Paris post-Brexit

    France trying to attract US business to Paris post-Brexit

    Top French financiers will travel to the United States in May to try to attract US business to Paris following Britain’s decision to quit the European Union. Paris Europlace – an organisation representing French business and finance – said in its...

  • Company briefs

    Emirates launched three new A380 destinations, bringing its flagship three-class double-decker aircraft from Dubai to Tokyo-Narita, Casablanca and Sao Paulo on the same day. With this triple deployment, Emirates is the first airline to operate...

  • Daily currency report

    Wednesday trading saw sterling slip from the highs of the week as markets braced themselves for Article 50 to be triggered.  It has been suggested the events from Wednesday represent a symbolic importance for the UK with the future performance of...

  • EU is 60 years young

    Last weekend, the heads of government of the 27 member states of the European Union celebrated the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, which created the European Economic Community, for it to become later on the European Union. For a staunch...

  • Airlines warn of disruption if no quick Brexit aviation deal

    Airlines warn of disruption if no quick Brexit aviation deal

    Britain must prioritise aviation in Brexit negotiations if it is to avoid major disruption to air travel, budget carrier Ryanair warned, echoing growing concerns across the sector as Britain triggers its exit from the EU. Airlines based in the EU...

  • Lloyd’s of London to set up EU subsidiary in Brussels

    Lloyd’s of London, the world’s largest specialty insurance market, has chosen Brussels for its European Union subsidiary because of its strong regulatory framework, it said yesterday, confirming earlier reports. Lloyd’s has been one of the most...

  • Everything you ever wanted to know about Brexit (but didn’t have time to read)

    Everything you ever wanted to know about Brexit (but didn’t have time to read)

    There are few issues more challenging for the City of London and the financial services industry than the potential implications of Brexit. Yet there are few things less enticing than the prospect of reading the many dozens of often dense reports...

  • LSE launches £200m share buyback

    London Stock Exchange said it would buy back £200 million of its shares, as it tries to placate shareholders following the collapse of its merger with Deutsche Boerse. The British exchange made the announcement late on Wednesday, hours after the...

  • Australians sitting on mountains of cash as wealth outpaces debt

    Australians sitting on mountains of cash as wealth outpaces debt

    Australian households saw their wealth balloon to a record A$11.7 trillion (€8.35 trillion) last quarter as cash holdings topped a trillion dollars for the first time ever, boding well for spending in the face of tepid wages growth. Figures from...