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  • From one venture capitalist to another

    From one venture capitalist to another

    For venture capitalists, it’s a matter of balancing the opportunities and risks associated with every investment. Tugce Ergul interviews Silicon Valley’s VIVEK RAMASWAMI, ALEX FAYETTE and SUNIL CHHAYA. Tugce Ergul: You are all rising stars of the...

  • European stocks recover, pound falters

    European stock markets recovered yesterday but concerns about the Huawei row and broader China-US trade war kept investors on edge. The pound, meanwhile, tumbled on lingering Brexit turmoil, before bouncing back. Against sterling, the European...

  • Slight increase in inflation registered

    Slight increase in inflation registered

    The annual rate of inflation as measured by the Retail Price Index was 1.91%, up from 1.89%, the National Statistics Office said. It said the 12-month moving average rate for April stood at 1.47%. The largest upward impact on annual inflation was...

  • Company donates cat kennels to sanctuary

    Nestlé’s pet food brand Purina has donated 10 cat kennels to one of Malta’s busiest cat sanctuaries, the Carers for Stray and Abandoned Felines (CSAF). As a cat shelter and registered NGO, CSAF Malta offers a home to around 300 stray and abandoned...

  • Forum for future medicine

    Forum for future medicine

    The Mediterranean Regional Centre for Traditional Chinese Medicine held their first conference entitled ‘East Meets West’ to demonstrate the effects of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in a forum intended to engage the public and facilitate the...

  • Successful team building event

    Successful team building event

    Teams and teamwork have become a central part of the corporate world and are vital in any working company to make the organisation a better place to work. It goes a long way in cultivating professional relations, understanding and collaboration,...

  • Atlas sponsors digital marketing award

    Atlas sponsors digital marketing award

    At the JA-YE Malta Finals and Awards Night held recently, Atlas Insurance marketing and HR manager Jackie Attard Montalto presented the Digital Marketing Award to Exhale, the winning team. Exhale’s product is a portable breathalyser – created to...

  • Trade row knocks stock markets

    Equity markets on both sides of the Atlantic slid yesterday as investors fretted over the latest flare-up in the China-US trade war. Eurozone heavyweights Frankfurt and Paris were each down more than 1.5 per cent, while London held up better...

  • Supporting safety

    Supporting safety

    This year, Mapfre Middlesea have sponsored the second edition of the First Responder Doctors Training (FRDT) course which was held by Doctors for Road Safety (D4RS) in conjunction with the Association of Emergency Physicians of Malta (AEPM) as...

  • Money market report for the week ending May 17

    On May 13, the European Central Bank (ECB) announced its weekly main refinancing operations (MRO). The operation was conducted on May 14, and attracted bids from euro area eligible counterparties of €5.40 billion, €0.01 billion higher than the bid...

  • Farsons share price surges to all-time high

    Farsons share price surges to all-time high

    The MSE Equity Price Index opened the week on a positive note as it rebounded by 0.29% to 4,762.794 points. The gain reflects the uplifts in the share prices of Farsons, MIA and GO which, in aggregate, outweighed the declines in five other equities.

  • The elusive social mobility - John Cassar White

    The elusive social mobility - John Cassar White

    Few politicians, if any, do not profess that they believe in social mobility. It sounds fair and just to encourage people to follow their dreams and to see their children better off than themselves.  However, the evidence on the ground in most...

  • Shipping movements - May 20, 2019

    The following ships are expected in Malta:  The Gesina Schepers from Sousse to Tripoli, the Contship Gin from Tripoli to Bizerte and the APL Oregon from Aliaga to Valencia (all CMA CGM Malta Agency Ltd) today. The JSP Skirner from Livorno to...

  • From Russia but never with love

    From Russia but never with love

    When the financial crisis struck in 2008 it seemed that the end of capitalism was nigh. The biggest corporations collapsed, sovereigns seemed to follow and even the survival of the euro was questioned. To splash out on investments seemed ludicrous...

  • Maersk Line’s Asia-Europe Network reviewed

    Maersk Line’s Asia-Europe Network reviewed

    Maersk Line has recently reviewed their current network and as a result reduced the number of ports they will call at directly with mother vessels in the Mediterranean with their Far East to Europe service. Maersk Line will therefore not be...

  • Waving the flag for the Single Market after Brexit

    Waving the flag for the Single Market after Brexit

    There is little doubt that when we talk about the EU, one of the first things that springs to mind is the Single Market. It is probably fair to say that the creation and functioning of the Single Market is one of the, if not the, greatest...

  • Towards a better standard of living for people with a disability

    Towards a better standard of living for people with a disability

    Living with a disability poses a string of difficulties and challenges that must be overcome on a daily basis. While certain measures aimed at improving the standard of living for persons with a disability have already been put in place both at EU...

  • ‘Financial crime transcends jurisdictions’

    ‘Financial crime transcends jurisdictions’

    Federica Taccogna, a strategic adviser to the MFSA on financial crime, speaks to Anthony Manduca on improving Malta’s anti-money laundering regime. The Maltese financial services in­dustry is a relatively young one and has undergone a remarkable...

  • Eight equities push MSE Index lower

    Eight equities push MSE Index lower

    The MSE Equity Total Return Index continued to trade in negative territory, as it lost a marginal 0.053 per cent to 9,617.968 points. In the equities market, 20 securities were active last week, eight of which were a drag on the index, while...

  • Major economies seen losing momentum – OECD

    A composite leading indicator designed to anticipate turning points in economic activity in the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) area suggests that growth momentum is easing in most major economies. The index fell for...