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  • Minimal impact on local index as global equities dragged lower

    Minimal impact on local index as global equities dragged lower

    Notwithstanding the volatile week witnessed across the global equity market, which dragged most indices substantially in the red, the MSE Equity Total Return Index was barely impacted – having declined marginally by 0.021 per cent, to close the...

  • Bank of England signals it may need to raise interest rates ‘earlier’ in spite of Brexit

    Interest rates in Britain can be expected to rise “somewhat earlier” according to the Bank of England, preparing households and companies to expect a higher cost of borrowing in the coming years, even as the country prepares to leave the EU. The...

  • Le Méridien receives top health accolade

    Le Méridien receives top health accolade

    Le Méridien St Julian’s Hotel & Spa is one of just 49 hotels in Europe that has received top accolades for promoting a culture of well-being and health within the company. Organised each year by Marriott International, Le Méridien was awarded the...

  • GO appoints chief customer experience officer

    GO appoints chief customer experience officer

    Antonio Ivankovic has taken up the newly created role of chief customer experience officer at GO plc. Mr Ivankovic joins GO from Deutsche Telekom, where he was senior manager, partnering and business development. He will be responsible for...

  • New appointments at Vassallo Group

    Pio Vassallo, who has assumed the full responsibility of Vassallo Group as chief executive officer, will be focusing his efforts on the group’s strategy outlined in the group’s ‘Vision 2023’. This includes strengthening the synergy between the...

  • Company briefs

    Motors Inc, the company formed following the merger of Cars International Ltd and Pater Group, has become tied insurance intermediary of Elmo Insurance Ltd. “Becoming tied insurance intermediary for Elmo Insurance was a strategic decision by...

  • Keeping staff: a huge challenge

    Keeping staff: a huge challenge

    During interviews, candidates quote better salaries and personal advancement as top reasons why they would change jobs. However, the reasons usually go beyond this, namely that the work is not challenging enough, conflicting with the management...

  • The perfect fit for the specialised niche

    The perfect fit for the specialised niche

    Since it was founded in 1971, the Century 21 brand has commanded the respect of both those working in, and interested in, the real estate market. The company is made up of an international team of more than 111,000 independent sales professionals...

  • Repeat training session by Castille Institute

    Castille Institute recently held a training session on data protection and the GDPR. Due to the fact that the session was fully booked, there will be another session on February 19, run by Stefan-John Berry. Dr Berry is a lawyer with a...

  • Mercedes Me portal and app

    For nearly a century, Mercedes Benz has been perfecting the driving experience. With the introduction of the Mercedes Me portal, Mercedes Me connect and Mercedes Me app, this experience can now be taken with you anywhere. Anyone can open an...

  • Konnekt takes on rebranding exercise

    Konnekt takes on rebranding exercise

    Set up in 2007, Konnekt is launching a new, updated image and branding. Josef Said, one of the company’s directors, offers some insight. Recruitment is known for being cutthroat. What are your views? Recruitment is not cutthroat, at least not in...

  • What the new Prospects Market offers

    The new Prospects Market offers small and medium enterprises the possibility of raising finance through the Malta Stock Exchange with accessible and cost-effective procedures, as opposed to a listing on the regular market, which is usually...

  • V Squared Media ups its game for 2018

    V Squared Media ups its game for 2018

    Leading Maltese production house V Squared Media has kicked off its 10th year with a clear vision for the future, roping in Justin Camilleri as the company’s new director of photography. Mr Camilleri was previously head of post-production at...

  • NDSF approves almost €1m social grant

    The Board of Governors of the National Development and Social Fund (NDSF) has approved a social grant of up to €950,000 for the purpose of upgrading Mater Dei Hospital’s two catheterisation suites at its Cardiology Department. The NDSF decided to...

  • Finance Malta hosts networking event at Verdala

    Finance Malta hosts networking event at Verdala

    Finance Malta held a networking event for its members and guests at Verdala Palace, Buskett, under the auspices of President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca. During the event guests had the opportunity to network casually while also exchanging views on...

  • Alter Domus Maltapromotes Steve Xuereb to senior manager

    Alter Domus Maltapromotes Steve Xuereb to senior manager

    Alter Domus, a fully integrated provider of fund and corporate services dedicated to international private equity and infrastructure houses, real estate firms, multi-nationals, private clients and private debt managers, announced that Steve Xuereb...

  • 1942 Harley-Davidson WLA – The Liberator

    1942 Harley-Davidson WLA – The Liberator

    Fapi Motors now has the 1942 Harley-Davidson WLA Liberator. This is a bike that was made to US army standards. In fact, it acquired the nickname since it was used by soldiers on the front defending Europe under siege. In 1939, the US military...

  • Group continues to grow

    Group continues to grow

    The AX Holdings Group of Companies is a diversified group specialising in four sectors: construction, hospitality, deve­­-lop­ment and healthcare. The company’s origins lie in the construction industry, where it had the foresight 40 years ago to...

  • CSB Group supports charitable organisations

    CSB Group supports charitable organisations

    CSB Group directors and employees have supported three charitable foundations by contributing a generous monetary donation. The donations were presented to Kenneth Delia, general manager of the Malta Hospice Movement; Elaine Pavia, head of home,...

  • Index relatively flat over mixed trading

    The MSE Equity Total Return Index registered contrasting performances during the week, as it closed 0.021 per cent lower at 8,597.116 points. In the equity market, 22 companies were active of which eight gained ground and 11 headed south. Total...