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  • Underwear by Cristiano Ronaldo

    Underwear by Cristiano Ronaldo

    The CR7 Underwear collection has been developed in close co-operation between Cristiano Ronaldo and New York-based designer Richard Chai. Everything from the making of the various styles, the colours and the fabric has been taken into...

  • Kuroda hints at discontent over tax hike delay

    Kuroda hints at discontent over tax hike delay

    The head of the Bank of Japan warned yesterday that the government is solely responsible for maintaining trust in the country’s finances, in a thinly veiled show of discontent over premier Shinzo Abe’s decision to postpone a sales tax...

  • FreightZone (Malta) Logistics Ltd with office in Ningbo

    FreightZone (Malta) Logistics Ltd, which commenced operations in 1990, has today established itself as a leading freight-forwarder in Malta with a comprehensive range of services targeted at Maltese importers and exporters. For the last three...

  • Hugo Boss targets faster sales growth

    German fashion house Hugo Boss expects sales growth to accelerate and margins to improve in the coming years as it upgrades its core brand and pushes ahead with moves to sell more womenswear and expand its own retail network. In a statement ahead...

  • 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 are a sole trader or an established company, Middlesea will work with you to create...

  • Insurance watchdog warns on ‘undue’ investment incentives

    Insurance watchdog warns on ‘undue’ investment incentives

    The EU’s top insurance watchdog yesterday warned against giving insurers strong enticements to invest in particular asset classes, saying this would run counter to prudent supervision. “We need to emphasise continually that undue incentives to buy...

  • Exigy appointed Mobile NAV partner in Malta

    Exigy has partnered with MultiSoft to act as its official distributor and implementer of MobileNAV in Malta. MultiSoft is an international company boasting 14 years’ experience and unrivalled expertise with Microsoft Dynamics NAV. MultiSoft are...

  • Dollar is at seven-year high vs yen

    The dollar hit a seven-year high against the yen yesterday and US Treasury yields rose ahead of the release of minutes from the latest Federal Reserve meeting, which investors say will show a US central bank ready to raise interest rates next...

  • Cleland & Souchet open a new C&S WINE CAFÉ at MIA

    Cleland & Souchet open a new C&S WINE CAFÉ at MIA

    Cleland & Souchet, the leading lifestyle retailer and wine merchants, have opened their second C&S WINE CAFÉ outlet in the departure lounge of the Malta International Airport to rave reviews. They have designed their area with the same distinctive...

  • Shipping movements

    The following ships are expectedin Malta: The Stjerneborg from Sfax to Tripoli, the HS Bruckner from Valencia to Livorno, the Otterhound from Trapani to Catania, the Saint Roch from, El Khoms to El Khoms, the HH West (ex-Conwest) from Skikda to...

  • Trading volumes drop to 4-month low

    Trading volumes drop to 4-month low

    This morning’s trading session on the Stock Exchange was rather quiet as trading activity dropped to a four-month low with only €58,839 worth of shares changing hands today. The share index moved 0.3 per cent higher to 3,296.575 points largely due...

  • Managing an IT project

    Managing an IT project

    It would be inconceivable to run a project of any size or complexity without a project manager in the same way that would be inconceivable for a vehicle to run without a driver or some form of mechanism to control its speed, direction, stops and...

  • Energy price adjustments

    The liberalisation of markets in the European Union (EU) ended monopoly rights of many public service sectors that have, as a result, undergone significant changes. One of these is the energy sector. The Energy Directives set out rules for the...

  • G20’s new growth proposals suspiciously long in the tooth

    G20’s new growth proposals suspiciously long in the tooth

    As leaders of the world’s 20 most powerful nations congratulate themselves on plans to boost economic growth, a closer look at their 800-plus policy proposals reveals a catalogue of measures that are either old, vague or unlikely to be...

  • Europe’s car recovery persists as volume, luxury brands gain

    Europe’s car recovery persists as volume, luxury brands gain

    European new car sales rose 6.2 per cent in October from year-ago levels as volume and premium leaders including the Volkswagen and BMW groups recorded stronger demand in key markets. Passenger-car registrations in the European Union (EU) and the...

  • Equities rise over Japanese stimulus hope hopes

    Stock markets around the world rose yesterday and the yen hit a seven-year low as news of a surprise election and a delayed tax increase in Japan strengthened hopes for new stimulus measures a day after data showed the country was back in...

  • AstraZeneca trumpets solo strength in cancer drugs post Pfizer struggle

    AstraZeneca trumpets solo strength in cancer drugs post Pfizer struggle

    AstraZeneca touted an “industry-leading” line-up of hot new cancer drugs at an investor day yesterday, aiming to show it has a strong independent future after seeing off a $118 billion bid from Pfizer in May. The company also brought forward the...

  • Share index stumbles to 12-week low

    Share index stumbles to 12-week low

    The share index declined for the fourth successive session with a drop of a further 0.7 per cent to a fresh 12-week low of 3,286.92 points as most of the active equities retreated. Most notably, the share price of Bank of Valletta shed 1.8 per...

  • Australia, China deepen ties with landmark free trade deal

    Australia, China deepen ties with landmark free trade deal

    China and Australia yesterday sealed a landmark free trade agreement more than a decade in the making, significantly expanding ties between the world’s second largest economy and one of Washington’s closest allies in Asia. The deal, which...

  • Money market report for the week ending November 14

    On Monday, November 10, the European Central Bank (ECB) announced its weekly main refinancing operation (MRO). The auction was conducted the following day and attracted bids from euro area eligible counterparties of €98.42 billion, €0.23 billion...

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