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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Healthy boardroom dynamics

    Healthy boardroom dynamics

    The atmosphere in board meetings can range from the serene one usually associated with prayer group meetings to the turbulence that is more likely to be found in a courtroom deliberating on a celebrity criminal case. Excessively dominant...

  • Australian fintech heavyweight to launch institutional-grade security token exchange

    Rick Klink the founder of Paritech and OpenMarkets, Australia’s largest independent trading platform by trading volume of over $50 billion per annum, heads up Malta Digital Exchange (MDX) and brings his ground-breaking technology to the digital...

  • Shipping movements

    The following ships are expected in Malta: The BF Nilou from Mostaganem to drydock, the Janina from Gemlik to Algiers (both CMA CGM Malta Agency Ltd), the Astrid Schulte from Izmir to Valencia (Thomas Smith & Co. Ltd), the MV Euroferry Olympia...

  • A look at life at the MSE

    What exactly is going on the Malta Stock Exchange recently?  Suddenly it has burst into life with some relatively large movements in share prices.  Midi plc has been the leader in this respect, climbing a staggering 18 per cent in the last few...

  • Business is anything but usual

    We are living and working in the Transformative Age. It is an exciting era bursting with new ideas, millennial mindsets, smart cities, AI, automation, health care innovation, big data, the gig economy and so much more. Business is anything but...

  • Vodafone first to bring next generation IoT technology to Malta

    Vodafone first to bring next generation IoT technology to Malta

    Vodafone is launching next generation Internet of Things for the first time in Malta, pushing the boundaries of connectivity even further. IoT is no longer a mere buzzword. Increasingly more everyday objects are incorporating sensor technology...