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  • Investor patience is critical under the current scenario

    Investor patience is critical under the current scenario

    I have stated in a number of my previous publications that education, humility and patience are some of the key traits an investor should possess in order to attempt to be successful and come close to achieving his/her investment objectives. In...

  • Supporting Gozo agricultural and industrial show

    Supporting Gozo agricultural and industrial show

    BNF Bank is once again supporting the upcoming Gozo Agricultural, Industrial and Cultural Show happening at Villa Rundle on August 14 and 15 during the Santa Marija feast in Gozo. This annual event, also known as Il-Wirja ta’ Santa Marija, gives...

  • Successful collaboration

    Successful collaboration

    A successful collaboration bet-ween AIM Enterprises Ltd and the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at the University of Malta was established during the past academic year to strive for a more sustainable future through...

  • Stocks dip as trade fears offset earnings

    World stock markets broadly edged lower yesterday as concerns of a further escalation of a trade fight between the United States and China offset corporate results, while the US dollar gained and Treasury yields dipped on the uncertainty. Sterling...

  • Money market report for the week ending August 3

    On July 30, the European Central Bank announced its weekly main refinancing operation (MRO). The operation was conducted on July 31 and attracted bids from euro area eligible counterparties of €2.54 billion, which was €0.59 billion higher than the...

  • Why no universal phone charger, EU wants to know

    Why no universal phone charger, EU wants to know

    EU regulators plan to study whether there is a need for action in the push for a common mobile phone charger following a lack of progress by phone makers towards this goal, EU competition chief Margrethe Vestager said. The European Commission has...

  • Sliema Old Exchange sold for €5m

    Sliema Old Exchange sold for €5m

    The Sliema Old Exchange has been sold to Toncam Properties Limited for €5 million, Malta Properties Company announced on Monday. The deal between MPC subsidiary SLM Property Company Limited and Toncam had first been agreed in January 2017, with a...

  • Countdown to financial freedom

    Countdown to financial freedom

    Many dream about retirement to pursue their dreams of travelling, spending more time with friends and family and generally relaxing after decades of working long hours and putting up with impossible bosses. What is usually missing in this...

  • Shipping movements

    The following ships are expected in Malta: The Stellar Wakamatsu from Aliaga to Annaba, the APL Latvia from Kopper to Port Said and the CMA CGM Lotus from Bizerte (all CMA CGM Malta Agency Ltd), the MV Euroferry Olympia from Salerno to Salerno,...

  • US tech stocks disappoint

    US tech stocks disappoint

    The tech sector has been preferred by investors since the presidential elections in 2016. However, the strong rally in US tech stocks came to an abrupt halt as it appeared more likely that the Goldilocks environment of moderate growth and low...

  • Grimaldi warns Tirrenia is destabilising market

    Grimaldi warns Tirrenia is destabilising market

    Cargo shipping line Grimaldi has accused Tirrenia of destabilising the market by cutting prices to “unsustainable levels”, with the rival Italians rebutting this, stating that the situation has improved since they introduced competition. Grimaldi...

  • Company briefs - August 5, 2018

    Ecovis Malta has launched a cloud-based platform which integrates the use of applications according to the specific requirements of the client. Branded as ‘Ecovis Online’, the platform acts as a solution that consolidates and centralises all...

  • MIA stages rally as BOV shares recover from weekly low

    The MSE Equity Total Return Index erased the previous week’s minimal 0.006 per cent loss as it closed 0.094 per cent higher at 8,729.893 points. Activity was spread across 18 equities, of which five fell and nine gained ground. Turnover more than...

  • BoE raises rate by 25 basis in a unanimous vote

    On Thursday, the Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee unanimously decided to raise interest rates by 25 basis points to 0.75 per cent as policymakers were more concerned about above target inflation than Brexit uncertainties. The bank had...

  • Welcome to the Transformative Age

    The 14th edition of EY’s Annual Attractiveness Event will be held at the InterContinental Malta on October 24. The results of a survey carried out by EY among existing FDI companies in Malta will be unveiled and the day-long event will include...

  • Most important life purchase

    Most important life purchase

    Home. It’s the most important purchase you’ll ever make. Learning the process of how to buy a house can be challenging. To choose wisely, it is crucial to rely on an experienced real estate agency to guide you through the process and make sure...

  • Elektra Ltd and Schneider Electric launch EcoStruxture for high-rise and commercial buildings in Malta

    Elektra Ltd and Schneider Electric launch EcoStruxture for high-rise and commercial buildings in Malta

    Lighting and electrical supplies distributer Elektra Ltd, local distributor for Schneider Electric, has launched the Next Generation of EcoStruxure, the Architecture and Platform for End-to-End IoT-Enabled Solutions at Scale.  The move is part of...

  • Donation to Happy Paws Clinic

    Donation to Happy Paws Clinic

    The Alfred Mizzi Foundation has made a donation to the Happy Paws Clinic in Marsa. Happy Paws has been operating in Malta since 2008 and is the brainchild of Maike Beekmann, a Dutch national who has settled here in Malta. The grant given by the...

  • Foundation deploys Plastic Police Squad

    Foundation deploys Plastic Police Squad

    Kitted with high-visibility bibs, gloves and garbage pickers, the Plastic Police Squad – an initiative of the QLZH Foundation – visited Exiles, Għadira, Fra Ben and Armier beaches with the main intention to educate people about the harmful effects...

  • Lidl to delist disposable plastic items by end of 2019

    Lidl Malta’s endeavour to delist disposable plastic items is part of a wider strategy to reduce the use of plastics by 20 per cent until 2025. The company is taking action towards this goal, with its first step being that of refraining from...