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  • Bayer AG – Hanging on to a winner

    Bayer AG produces and markets healthcare and agricultural products, and polymers. The company manufactures products that include aspirin, antibiotics, anti-infectives, and cardiovascular, oncology, and central nervous system drugs,...

  • The millennials’ impossible dream

    The millennials’ impossible dream

    It must be the dream of most young people to find work as soon as their education is completed so that they can establish themselves as productive members of society. But for many millennials in Europe finding a decent job is proving to be an...

  • Campaign for ‘Brexit’ takes a nine-point lead – survey

    The campaign for Britain to leave the European Union has taken a nine-point lead over the rival ‘in’ campaign, according to a poll taken since Prime Minister David Cameron set out his proposals to keep the country in the bloc. The survey by YouGov...

  • EU referendum campaigning could affect business investment – Carney

    EU referendum campaigning could affect business investment – Carney

    The outlook for business investment in Britain could be affected by how campaigning around the country’s European Union membership referendum unfolds, Bank of England governor Mark Carney said. The BoE expects to see business investment growing at...

  • Sterling could fall 15-20% if Britain leaves European Union – Goldman

    Sterling could fall as much as 15-20 per cent if Britain votes to leave the European Union, a scenario that could alarm foreign investors and dry up the capital inflows needed to fund the current account deficit, Goldman Sachs said. “The UK’s...

  • June EU vote would ease uncertainty for UK economy – Moody’s ratings

    A June referendum in Britain on whether to remain part of the European Union would reduce political and economic uncertainty caused by the vote, Moody’s said, warning again that a ‘Brexit’ would be negative for the UK’s credit rating. Kathrin...

  • ­­­Shipping movements

    These ships are expected in Malta: The BC Hamburg from Algiers to Algiers, the Stadt Flensburg from Algiers to Algers (both Thomas Smith & Co. Ltd), the Cielo di Casablanca from Skikda, the AS Mars from Varna to Poti, the Sirius from Tartus to...

  • ‘It’s not the price of the product but the value’

    ‘It’s not the price of the product but the value’

    MHRA president Tony Zahra speaks to Anthony Manduca about the challenges and opportunities for the tourism industry, which has just announced very encouraging 2015 results. “There is no doubt that over the years the Maltese have tended to opt to...

  • €91 million invested in Malta by MFC

    MFC Industrial Ltd, a Canadian company listed on the New York Stock Exchange, has invested €91 million in Malta through the acquisition of Bawag Malta Bank Ltd, a bank that has been fully-licensed in Malta since 2003 and was previously owned by...

  • Medserv dual issue closes successfully

    Medserv dual issue has closed successfully allowing the company to move ahead with its acquisition plans. “The bond issue closed earlier this month. The Lapsed Rights Offer opened on January 22 making a number of Lapsed Rights available to the...

  • Maltese firm partners with Houston Chamber of Commerce

    BEAT Limited, a Maltese niche-based consulting firm specialising in the provision of project management, strategic advice and business transformation solutions, has announced a collaborative partnership with the Houston Intercontinental Chamber of...

  • MIA hits record high

    The Malta Stock Exchange (MSE) index closed the first week of February marginally 0.08 per cent lower at 4,468.719 points. The index’s performance was buoyed by gains in the equities of Malta International Airport plc (MIA) and most traded...

  • EU predicts lower eurozone growth

    In its winter forecast, the European Commission cut its 2016 growth projections for the eurozone and warn­ed that risks to the region’s economy are becoming more pronounced. The Commission projected the eurozone economy to grow by 1.7 per cent...

  • Company briefs

    InterContinental Hotels and Resorts has launched its ‘InterContinental Incentive Options’ across over 30 hotels in Europe. These incentive travel programmes each provide an authentic local flavour with the aim of inspiring and adding depth to any...

  • Turning property consultancy into an accredited profession

    Turning property consultancy into an accredited profession

    Following the launch of a White Paper on Malta’s Property Code and Regulations, we now need to move to the next stage and ultimate objective of the White Paper, which is to regulate the local real estate profession. The first task is to legislate...

  • Sotheby’s expands presence in Australia

    Goldcoast Sotheby’s International Realty, a SIR affiliate in Australia, will start doing business as Queensland Sotheby’s International Realty. The firm will expand to better service the luxury real estate market throughout the state of...

  • C21 Real Estate adds Slovenia franchise

    Century 21 Real Estate LLC, franchisor of the Century 21 brand, has expanded its global real estate network into Slovenia with the launch of Century 21 Slovenia in the country’s capital Ljubljana. Victoria Babkova signed a 25-year franchise...

  • BOV campaign in aid of Inspire and Hospice

    Together for Charity, a new initiative launched by Bank of Valletta, will be supporting Hospice Malta and the Inspire Foundation. Launching this new initiative, the bank’s chief electronic banking officer Michael Galea explained that for every...

  • Minister presents certificates to welding students

    Minister presents certificates to welding students

    Education Minister Evarist Bartolo presented 16 teenage students with certificates on their completion of the VET Award in Introduction to Manual Metal Arc Welding. This programme results in an MQF Level 2 qualification.The presentation was held...

  • Żebbuġ couple wins car

    Żebbuġ couple wins car

    Filippa Formosa and Emanuel Formosa of Zebbug received a lucky call from Pavi and Pama, saying they had just won the Shop and Win a Seat Mii competition, which marked the end of a bi-yearly draw carried out by the shopping village and Continental...