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  • Pound down as Brexit uncertainty drags on

    The British pound fell yesterday but held close to multi-month highs, as more Brexit uncertainty surfaced over the weekend. Sterling’s drop helped to push up London’s stock market that features numerous multinationals earnings in other currencies,...

  • Group aims to empower fitness culture 

    Hudson Group has just launched Hudson Active, an initiative which seeks to empower a fitness culture by raising awareness about the importance of practising sports, and of carrying out daily exercise as part of a healthy lifestyle.    As the...

  • CBD experience banked on by new digital marketing partner

    Payment gateway provider Secure Trading and merchant acquiring arm acquiring.com has announced a new strategic partnership with UK-based digital agency Dijitul, which provides web design services, including e-commerce sites for B2B and B2C...

  • The sick man of Europe

    The sick man of Europe

    A year after the 5-Star Movement and La Lega won the political elections and a few weeks before the European Parliament elections, Italy is officially in a recession. The extreme right and extreme left coalition partners seem to disagree about...

  • Secure Trading Group chosen by Ties.co.uk for payment gateway and merchant services

    Secure Trading acquiring arm acquiring.com have been taken on by luxury tie retailer Ties.co.uk as payment solution provider. Ties.co.uk is one of the UK’s most popular online retailers for high quality men’s apparel, and with a strong focus on...

  • Volvo Cars to impose speed limit on all cars to highlight dangers of speeding 

    Volvo Cars to impose speed limit on all cars to highlight dangers of speeding 

    Volvo Cars, as a worldwide leader in safety, is sending a strong signal about the dangers of speeding and will limit the top speed on all its cars to 180km/h from 2020.  The company’s Vision 2020, which aims for no one to be killed or seriously...

  • Shipping movements - March 18, 2019

    The following ships are expected in Malta: The MV Euroferry Olympia from Salerno to Salerno, the MV Eurocargo Malta from Genoa to Livorno (both Sullivan Maritime Ltd) and the Barbara Krahulik from Catania (SMS Shipping) today. The Louisa Schulte...

  • Co-ownership solutions – forced sale and forced lease

    The right to freely enjoy one’s property within the limits of the law is a fundamental human right granted to all owners; however, particular events and legal limitations may render a property unusable, and this to the detriment of both the owner...

  • Capital markets – an alternative for financing company growth

    Capital markets – an alternative for financing company growth

    Nowadays companies have various alternatives when it comes to raising capital to finance their growth and expansion. The Sunday Times of Malta caught up with Nick Calamatta, Co-CEO of Calamatta Cuschieri, and Darin Pace, Head of Capital Markets of...

  • Monetary U-turn

    Monetary U-turn

    At its monetary policy meeting on March 7, the Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) announced measures intended to sustain easy financing conditions and to maintain interest rates at rock-bottom levels, beyond what was previously...

  • For business, Europe is not an option, but a necessity

    For business, Europe is not an option, but a necessity

    Last week, French President Emmanuel Macron issued an open letter to Europe, highlighting that Brexit is a lesson for all of us, and that it is time for an EU renewal. A recent European Parliament poll concluding that the next election will likely...

  • Nike is world’s most valuable apparel brand

    Nike is the world’s most valuable apparel brand, with a brand value of $32.4 billion, an increase of 16 per cent compared to last year, according to valuation and strategy consultancy Brand Finance. It said the sportswear giant has strengthened...

  • Market reacts positively to BOV and Mapfre Middlesea results

    Market reacts positively to BOV and Mapfre Middlesea results

    The MSE Equity Total Return Index extended its impressive rally to eight straight weeks, having advanced another 2.23 per cent this week to reach 9,369.558 points. Activity in the equities market was half of the previous week, as €1.52 million...

  • Eurozone industry sees strong pick-up in January

    After months of disappointing data, industrial production in the eurozone came in better than expected in January, following a strong contribution from the energy sector. The EU’s statistics office Eurostat reported that production in the currency...

  • Thomas Smith widens its network

    Thomas Smith is offering a wider shipping network from the Far East. Together with trailer and container services operating from European destinations, it now has a hub in Singapore to cater for clients’ growing shipping needs. Thomas Smith is...

  • Key speaker at 2019 Annual Consumer Law Conference

    Key speaker at 2019 Annual Consumer Law Conference

    The Malta Chamber of Advocates, through its Malta Law Academy, and in collaboration with the Department of Commercial Law at the University of Malta, will again this year be marking World Consumer Rights Day with its Annual Consumer Law...

  • MSE licensed as further education institution

    The Malta Stock Exchange Institute has been licensed as a further education institution by the National Commission for Further and Higher Education. This achievement follows the Institute’s first two years’ of opera­tion, during which it offered...

  • Finest Human Capital – creating change

    Finest Human Capital – creating change

    Three-quarters of our time is spent listening to complaints. As a recruitment agency, we are often told: “I applied for this job and didn’t hear anything back.” How do you tell a struggling student that we cannot help them? Our role in the...

  • Jesmond Mizzi Financial Advisors appointment

    Gabriel Mansueto (right) has been appointed head of investment advisors at Jesmond Mizzi Financial Advisors Ltd (JMFA). This highlights another step forward within the company’s plans for ongoing growth. Mr Mansueto joined JMFA in 2009 after...

  • Finest Human Capital – creating change

    Finest Human Capital – creating change

    Finest Human Capital (FHC) is one of the newest and most exciting divisions within Famalco Group, which has more than 250 employees. The group serves as the parent company to a large and diverse portfolio of home-grown and international...