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  • Industrial turnover

    A drop of 3.8 per cent in industrial turnover was registered between April and June this year when compared to the first three months of this year, the National Statistics Office said. The decline was due to decreases in all the main industrial...

  • The interim reporting season

    The interim reporting season

    Most companies that have their equity listed on the Malta Stock Exchange have a December year-end and, in accordance with the Listing Rules, their interim financial statements for the six-month period to June 30 must be published by August 31. The...

  • His heart stopped! Will you save him?

    Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is the most common cause of death from heart disease, accounting for more than 63 per cent of all cardiac deaths. In SCA, the heart suddenly stops beating normally. Without a blood supply, oxygen-starved organs are...

  • Nicholls Moisa – legal, finance and executive recruitment

    Nicholls Moisa is a headhunting and recruitment firm focused on the finance and legal divisions within the financial services sector and executive search in general industry and commerce. Nicholls Moisa recruits for the following specialist...

  • EY’s Malta Attractiveness Survey and National Conference

    EY’s Malta Attractiveness Survey and National Conference

    Over the last few years, EY’s Malta Attractiveness Survey and National Conference has acquired a reputation as Malta’s largest business and investment forum benchmark. Attracting over 500 delegates, the event provides private and public...

  • Strategic recruitment to attract the best talent

    Strategic recruitment to attract the best talent

    The skills graduates acquire during University and develop within the first few years of their working life has changed drastically over the last 20 years. Computer science and digitally-focused industries contribute a greater percentage to the...

  • JobsInMalta – Malta’s highest-ranked jobs board

    JobsInMalta – Malta’s highest-ranked jobs board

    jobsinmalta.com would like to thank all its clients, jobseekers and partners for making the network Malta’s highest-ranked jobs board according to Alexa. We are extremely pleased with the results and feedback we have received from our clients and...

  • HSBC Malta puts Advance customers a step ahead with new privileges

    HSBC Malta puts Advance customers a step ahead with new privileges

    HSBC Bank Malta is offering HSBC Advance for free to eligible customers and is introducing a number of benefits to its proposition. All HSBC Advance customers will be upgraded to the Visa Platinum credit card while continuing to benefit from free...

  • Doubts raised on Hanjin rehab plan as ships clog Busan port

    Doubts raised on Hanjin rehab plan as ships clog Busan port

    The South Korean court handling Hanjin Shipping's receivership cast doubt on the container carrier's ability to survive a restructuring, news reports said, as 13 Hanjin ships crowded waters outside the country's biggest port. A rehabilitation plan...

  • GlaxoSmithKline names insider Emma Walmsley as its new CEO

    GlaxoSmithKline names insider Emma Walmsley as its new CEO

    GlaxoSmithKline said yesterday it had chosen its head of consumer healthcare, Emma Walmsley, as its new chief executive, after several months reviewing internal and external candidates. She will become the first woman to head a top global...

  • TV advertising practices

    Despite the strength of the internet where advertising is rife, television advertising has remained constant. The emergence of digital advertising has not diminished the television’s enduring appeal to advertisers. At EU level, television...

  • Roaming ‘roboats’

    Roaming ‘roboats’

    Self-driving boats and assemblies of robotic platforms will one day shuttle people and goods along Amsterdam’s centuries-old canals – if a project part-funded by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) bears fruit. Researchers said they...

  • Stocks, dollar edge up as focus turns to Fed, BOJ

    World stock indexes rose and the dollar edged up against a basket of currencies yesterday as investors awaited the outcomes of Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan policy meetings that will conclude on Wednesday. Investor expectations are low that...

  • Dizz Finance launches €8 million bond issue

    Dizz Finance plc, a company forming part of the DIZZ Group, operators of clothing franchises Terranova, Liu Jo and Calliope, among others, has announced the issue of an €8 million unsecured bond, following approval from the Malta Financial...

  • Marginal movements across local equities

    Marginal movements across local equities

    The MSE Share Index ended this morning’s session marginally lower as the drop in FIMBank plc outweighed the rebound in GO plc’s share price whilst the remaining five active equities ended unchanged. GO plc recovered from an intra-day low of €3.159...

  • Portfolio risk vs asset risk

    Portfolios of retail investors are generally composed of a number of diverse asset types. The level or tolerance to risk between one investor and another differs and hence, not only the composition of portfolios but also the diversity in terms of...

  • A Fed surprise could close confidence gap

    A Fed surprise could close confidence gap

    Market volatility is low, US census data shows income gains have reached the middle class and workers are clawing back a larger share of national income. For now, at least, no international risk stands out and inflation may even be picking up. If...

  • Rolls-Royce to cut 200 more management jobs

    Rolls-Royce said it is cutting more than 200 management jobs as part of its ongoing restructuring. Chief executive Warren East launched a turnaround programme last year, with the aim of saving between £150 million and £200 million a year by...

  • BIS warns China banks risk crisis within three years

    BIS warns China banks risk crisis within three years

    Excessive credit growth in China is signalling an increasing risk of a banking crisis in the next three years, a report from the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) says. An early warning of financial overheating – the credit-to-GDP gap – hit...

  • Money market report for the week ended September 16

    On Monday, September 12, the European Central Bank announced its weekly main refinancing operation (MRO). The operation was conducted on Tuesday, September 13, and attracted bids from euro area eligible counterparties of €41.58 billion, €0.20...