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  • MSE index closes at a nine-month high

    MSE index closes at a nine-month high

    Last week the Malta Stock Exchange (MSE) index extended its gains by 0.95 per cent, to close on Friday at a nine-month high of 3,458.637 points. This follows solid gains by most of the 15 traded issues, of which shares of Malta International...

  • Pressing the accelerator on European equity performance

    Pressing the accelerator on European equity performance

    The European Central Bank’s announcement of Quantitative Easing (QE) at the start of the year can be considered a clear boost for European equity markets. There is no questioning that QE is a stimulus to an economy, just like nitro is to an engine.

  • Stocks hit record highs on Greek accord, euro gains

    The euro rebounded against the dollar and equity markets around the globe surged to record highs on Friday after eurozone finance ministers agreed in principle to extend heavily indebted Greece’s financial rescue by four months. As talks for a...

  • Insight campaign by Intercontinental

    Insight campaign by Intercontinental

    Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has launched Secrets of the City – a new marketing campaign for its iconic brand. Founded by Pan American World Airways in 1946, Intercontinental Hotels & Resorts has...

  • Air Malta to open second route to Algeria

    Air Malta to open second route to Algeria

    Air Malta is planning to open a new route to Oran, Algeria’s second largest city, a major port and the commercial, industrial and educational centre of western Algeria. The twice weekly frequency is expected to operate every Monday and Thursday...

  • Green light for SME financing before summer

    Green light for SME financing before summer

    Following a decision by the board of the European Investment Bank (EIB), small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) across Europe should be able to benefit from the first funds from the new European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) before...

  • Company briefs

    Company briefs

    The former Bay Street Hotel, now renamed as the be.HOTEL, has become a member of the Preferred Hotel Group. The hotel is currently undergoing a major, multi-million euro upgrade and will welcome its first guests next month. The Preferred Hotel...

  • Profits, productivity and the pursuit of happiness

    Profits, productivity and the pursuit of happiness

    There isn’t much time for self-reflection when you are advising on company takeovers but at Irish corporate law firm William Fry they are giving themselves some serious thought. In between drafting contracts and negotiating deals, over 70 of the...

  • Malta to establish first water cluster

    Malta to establish first water cluster

    Maltese SME Paragon Europe is collaborating with local and European entities in the Water Efficiency in European Urban Areas project. Project manager Sara Meli speaks about the formation of this very first Malta cluster and the potential...

  • RSM Malta focuses on VAT legislation changes

    RSM Malta focuses on VAT legislation changes

    Audit, tax and advisory firm RSM Malta reported a successful participation at ICE Totally Gaming 2015 – the largest global convention for online and land based gaming operators. This year’s event was held at ExCel London between February 2-4 and...

  • Property information session

    An information session by Belair Property for owners who rent out their property, held in collaboration with Mazars Malta, received positive feedback. The session covered various topics of relevance for these owners and addressed issues such as...

  • Anticipating a surge in social media usage during 2015

    Anticipating a surge in social media usage during 2015

    Firms are increasingly facing internal and external pressures to enhance their digital presence in social media platforms. This year, many businesses ought to focus on relationship-based interactions and employ inbound marketing techniques for the...

  • Bank extends services in 12 branches

    Bank of Valletta has ex­tended the opening hours for 12 of its branches. These are now open for business from 4.30 to 7pm on specific dates. This strategy, introduced a few years ago, was met with a positive response from clients who find it...

  • Forex as an asset class: enhancing diversification

    Forex as an asset class: enhancing diversification

    The forex market has always been associated with speculation, given its peculiar characteristics, especially regarding the use of leverage, which gives the investor the possibility to actually trade a multiple of the available sum on his trading...

  • Archimed Projects appointed contractor for ROCS Group expansion project

    Archimed Projects appointed contractor for ROCS Group expansion project

    ROCS Group has appointed Archimed Projects as its contractors for an expansion project that will see it open two new outlets in Fgura and Mosta, a new back office at Development House, Floriana, and a dedicated flagship outlet in Floriana to be...

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  • We’re in the same room - but are we doing the same thing?

    We’re in the same room - but are we doing the same thing?

    Networking, for many, is a fundamental part of their business life. Whether they like it or not. And some do really love it, while others merely tolerate it and some are overwhelmed. So does it make a difference whether you are a man or a woman? I...

  • Firm invests in better excavation equipment

    Conscious of the risks involved in trenching, Faceworks Ltd has invested in a three-metre arm trencher, which it said was “the most advanced technology and offers the safest solutions in the market”. The equipment enables Faceworks Ltd to offer...

  • How to shop online safely

    How to shop online safely

    Online shopping is here to stay. Consumers are increasingly choosing to buy products they need from online sellers. This kind of shopping has numerous advantages but also carries some risks if we do not take a number of precautions. Before...

  • ‘Grexit’ would be no easy ride for austerity-weary Greeks

    ‘Grexit’ would be no easy ride for austerity-weary Greeks

    ‘Grexit’ would be sudden, sharp and probably conducted in the dark of night; if Greece were to quit the euro, it would also mark the beginning of a long, hard road – for some harder still than the one already travelled. The new leftist government...