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  • Energy drives up eurozone inflation in September, core edges lower

    Energy drives up eurozone inflation in September, core edges lower

    Eurozone inflation accelerated in September in line with market expectations, driven mainly by a spike in energy prices, but core inflation, which excludes energy and unprocessed food costs, edged lower, data showed on Wednesday. The European...

  • Blocking Wangiri scam calls

    Blocking Wangiri scam calls

    People in several countries including Malta are receiving unexpected phone calls on their mobile devices from different international telephone numbers as part of a massive, global scam with the objective to entice them to call back. These calls...

  • Trump administration says to open trade talks with EU, UK, Japan

    Trump administration says to open trade talks with EU, UK, Japan

    The US Trade Representative's office told Congress on Tuesday it intends to open trade talks with the European Union, the United Kingdom and Japan. Under fast-track rules, the United States cannot start talks with the EU, Japan and the United...

  • European Marketing Confederation turns 25 years

    The rapid advance of technology presents a host of challenges for today’s marketing professional. Even when a marketer has found a strategy that works, innovation and competition can cause a shift in the paradigm of their success. The...

  • Stocks rebound with earnings in focus; oil slips

    Stocks bounced back yesterday across the world, supported by earnings expectations, while oil prices fell on evidence of higher US oil production and increasing US crude inventories. European shares rallied, pulling up from Monday’s 22-month lows,...

  • Digital asset trade organisation

    Considering the increased activity within the local capital markets and digital assets sector, a group of stakeholders will be coming together to form an industry trade association to be named the Capital Markets and Digital Asset...

  • MSE Equity Price Index climbs to 11-month high

    MSE Equity Price Index climbs to 11-month high

    The MSE Equity Price Index extended its recent rally as it added a further 0.63% to an 11-month high of 4,544.278 points. Five equities performed positively, including BOV, HSBC and Farsons, while only Malita Investments trended lower. Trading...

  • Still one-in-four chance of no-deal Brexit, say economists - Reuters poll

    Still one-in-four chance of no-deal Brexit, say economists - Reuters poll

    There is still a one-in-four chance Britain and the European Union part ways in less than six months without reaching a deal, according to a Reuters poll taken as EU leaders prepare to meet in Brussels later this week. The stubborn problem of...

  • What has Russia been up to?

    In the midst of the Trade War, many economies that are heavily involved with the US have suffered from more volatile markets. So much so, that the IMF downgraded the world’s forecasted growth as well as growth of most emerging economies - Russia...

  • A map for all seasons

    Maps are trendy. They show us for what we stand: we tweet, we post, we upload images on our location. Restaurants are located, bus stops are identified, our next house is visited digitally and on site and various other things that now sit quietly...

  • Fifth edition of Industry Expo announced

    With around 25 companies and organisations set to take part, this year’s ICTSA Industry Expo promises to be the biggest opportunity yet for students undertaking ICT and ICT business-related courses. The expo is being organised in collaboration...

  • BNF Bank team at Freshers’ Week

    BNF Bank was present during the highly popu­lar and engaging Freshers’ Week at the University of Malta, Junior College and MCAST. The bank promoted a comprehensive financial package tailor-made for students following post-secondary and tertiary...

  • Executive Escapes in Malta

    Executive Escapes in Malta

    Malta was the host country for the first ever Executive Escapes getaway which took place over five days from October 4-8. This event is aimed at entrepreneurs and executives and saw delegates come together from the UK, Italy, Nigeria, Zimbabwe,...

  • Central banks’ role in financial stability

    Central banks’ role in financial stability

    The Central Bank of Malta recently hosted a public lecture by Sabine Lautenschlägeron the topic of financial stability. The theme of Ms Lautenschläger’s lecture was ‘Guardians of stability – central banks, supervisors and the quest for financial...

  • European stocks brush 22-month low

    World markets turned tail again yesterday, as a bounceback in oil prices and rising tensions between Western powers and Saudi Arabia added to a cocktail of concerns that battered global stocks last week. Japan’s Nikkei and China’s main bourses...

  • Money market report for the week ending October 12

    On October 8, the European Central Bank (ECB) announced its weekly main refinancing operation (MRO). The operation was conducted on October 9 and attracted bids from the euro area eligible counterparties of €7.3 billion, €0.06 billion higher than...

  • Shared agile transport systems can reduce delay

    A recent study carried out by Prof. Adrian Muscat and Prof. Maria Attard in collaboration with Project Aegle clearly shows a correlation between the level of academic activity at the University of Malta and the delay experienced by drivers on Triq...

  • MSE Equity Price Index posts 4-day positive streak

    MSE Equity Price Index posts 4-day positive streak

    The MSE Equity Price Index moved higher for the fourth consecutive day as it added a further 0.06 per cent to a near seven-month high of 4,515.969 points. Most of the gains recorded in seven equities were however erased by the over 2 per cent drop...

  • EU says banks have big buffer shortfall as market conditions worsen

    EU says banks have big buffer shortfall as market conditions worsen

    Eurozone banks have a large shortfall in their loss-absorbing buffers and now face tougher market conditions for building them up due to higher volatility and widening spreads in sovereign yields, the bloc's banking watchdogs said on Monday. Under...

  • Why did US Equity markets decline last week?

    Last week the US stock market began to decline following the recent fall in the US government bond market through key technical levels. Nonetheless, the negative correlation between the two remains. The S&P500 declined by 3.3% on Wednesday, the...