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  • New ECB measures mark new policy phase – Constancio

    New ECB measures mark new policy phase – Constancio

    The European Central Bank is embarking on a new policy phase with its latest stimulus measures, ECB vice president Vitor Constancio said, vowing to steer the central bank’s balance sheet “significantly higher”. Since summer, the ECB has cut...

  • Britain’s EE launches TV service to boost broadband sales

    EE, Britain’s biggest mobile operator, is to launch a new TV service to help it compete with rivals BT and TalkTalk who have won over customers by offering premium programming as part of a broadband package. EE, jointly owned by Orange and...

  • Go chair for auditing forum

    Go chair for auditing forum

    Ingrid Azzopardi, Go’s group internal auditor, has been appointed chairman of The Malta Forum for Internal Auditors for a two year period. Ms Azzopardi, an active member on the executive committee, is a founder member of the forum which was set up...

  • Avellino joins UIA

    Avellino joins UIA

    Untours Insurance Agents has appointed Joe Avellino as technical advisor. He joins the UIA Team after his last position as chief operations officer at Allcare Insurance. Mr Avellino spent 25 years with Middlesea Insurance plc and also held senior...

  • CEO for Med Corporate Bank

    CEO for Med Corporate Bank

    Experienced banker Charles Cini has been appointed CEO of the newly launched Mediterranean Corporate Bank. The appointment comes after Mediterranean Bank’s acquisition of Volksbank Malta, now renamed to Mediterranean Corporate Bank. Mr Cini moved...

  • Agius replaces Denaro at BOV

    Agius replaces Denaro at BOV

    Victor Denaro has taken early retirement from Bank of Valletta, with Joseph Agius appointed chief technology officer in his stead. Mr Denaro will remain a consultant to the bank for a period of time to help with various projects. Mr Agius joined...

  • Benefit from discounts and special offers during R Living’s Open Week

    Benefit from discounts and special offers during R Living’s Open Week

    R Living will be holding this year’s edition of their October Open Week from Wednesday October 15 to Sunday October 19. During these days, the R Living showroom on the Mrieħel Bypass will be open all day till 8pm. Throughout this period, R Living...

  • Keep it up with your IT infrastructure

    Keep it up with your IT infrastructure

    With today’s challenges, companies and organisations are increasingly looking for ways of increasing their productivity by focusing on their business. With the advent of mobile technology, cloud services and various internet threats, companies are...

  • Air France puts cost of pilots strike at €500m

    Air France puts cost of pilots strike at €500m

    Air France-KLM has put the total cost of last month’s two-week pilots strike at €500 million, enough to wipe more than a fifth off the group’s estimated full-year core profit and sending its shares to a 13-month low. Europe’s second-biggest...

  • HSBC Yes 4 Students offers gifts on all new accounts

    HSBC Yes 4 Students offers gifts on all new accounts

    HSBC Malta, in partnership with Scan Malta, is offering a wide range of gifts to complement the HSBC Yes 4 Students financial packages. All students who open an HSBC Yes 4 Student account before October 31 can choose one of the following instant...

  • IMF says banks need to overhaul business

    A much-needed pruning of banks across the world could stifle lending and dampen economic recovery, the International Monetary Fund said yesterday. To boost profits, banks need to raise prices in certain business lines, pull out of others...

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

  • Europe shares hit two-month low on growth apprehension

    European stocks sank yesterday in huge trading volumes, extending their week-long sell-off and with a benchmark index hitting its lowest level since mid-August as concerns about global economic growth spooked investors. The FTSEurofirst 300 index...

  • The capacity to innovate

    The capacity to innovate

    According to the World Economic Forum’s ‘Global Competitiveness Report’, Switzerland remains the world’s most competitive economy. Malta, on the other hand, now finds itself in 47th place, slipping down six positions in the ranking. Why this...

  • No difference in views on soft yen between government and BOJ

    Japan’s top government spokesman said yesterday there is no difference in views between the government and the Bank of Japan over the weak yen. “There is no difference at all,” Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told a news conference,...

  • New disruptive storage technology

    New disruptive storage technology

    Eworld Limited, HP authorised GOLD sales and services partner, and authorised PernixData partner, hosted PernixData, to conduct a successful business breakfast event at the Corinthia Palace Villa, Balzan. The event was very well attended, with...

  • Shipping movements

    The following ships are expected in Malta: The Jamila from Bejaia to Casablanca and the Avon-moor from Skikda to Algiers (both Carmelo Caruana Co Ltd) today. The Elbella from Misurata to Mersin, the Coneste from Algiers to Tunis, the CMA CGM...

  • Banking equities rise amid low volumes

    Banking equities rise amid low volumes

    Following two consecutive sessions of declines, the share index advanced by 0.3 per cent to 3,350.199 points following the positive movements of the share prices of the two large banks. Bank of Valletta edged 0.4 per cent higher to regain the...

  • More on the right to be forgotten

    In the wake of the judgment of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) delivered in May, the ‘right to be forgotten’ has been heavily discussed at different levels in the European Union (EU). This judgment dealt with the right of an...

  • European regulators investigate Amazon’s Luxembourg tax deals

    Online retailer Amazon’s tax arrangements with Luxembourg are being investigated by European regulators, becoming the latest global company accused of cutting deals with member states to gain an effective subsidy. The European Commission opened an...