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  • New 2017 Maltese euro coin set issued

    The Central Bank of Malta has issued a new euro coin set dated 2017 in a brilliant uncirculated version. The set incorporates the eight Maltese euro coins as well as a €2 coin depicting the prehistoric temples of Ħaġar Qim. This coin is the second...

  • Microsoft supporting Maltese EU presidency

    Microsoft supporting Maltese EU presidency

    Microsoft has been actively supporting the organisation of the Maltese EU presidency by providing Enterprise cloud productivity and communication tools as well as premium devices. “We are very proud to have been given this opportunity to have an...

  • Fimbank launches digital banking platform

    Fimbank launches digital banking platform

    Fimbank has launched Fimbank Direct, a secure digital banking platform targeting the evolving needs of both personal and corporate customers. This channel provides an integrated solution where customers can manage their finances and banking...

  • MBA conference discusses key issues affecting smaller European banks

    MBA conference discusses key issues affecting smaller European banks

    The Malta Bankers’ Association and the European Banking Federa­tion recently hosted a conference on ‘Key issues affecting smaller European banks’. Supported by the Malta Financial Services Authority and held at the authority’s assembly hall, the...

  • MSE index maintains negative stance

    MSE index maintains negative stance

    Last week, the Malta Stock Exchange (MSE) index extended its recent losing streak by declining by 0.046 per cent, to close at 4,629.201 points. Activity was spread across 19 equities, of which five advanced, seven fell and another seven closed...

  • Eurozone unemployment rate hits fresh post-crisis low

    Figures issued by Eurostat showed that the unemployment rate in the eurozone fell in April to its lowest level since March 2009. The eurozone’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 9.3 per cent from 9.4 per cent in March and 10.2 per cent...

  • Who has an interest in interest?

    As I mentioned in one of my earlier columns, it does not make any sense to even think about saving money or investing while running unpaid credit card debts. This sounded harsher than intended. In the end, saving helps us keep at least some...

  • Boosting the IT profession

    Boosting the IT profession

    IT Professionals Week is a local version of IT Professionals Day, which began its journey in Ireland in 2015 with a seminar hosted by the ICS Foundation – supported by the European Commission and leading Irish CIOs, CEOs, education and policy...

  • Real estate group has two new offices

    Real estate group has two new offices

    The Quicklets and Zanzi Homes (QLZH) Group has opened two other offices in Malta. The branches cater for both sales and letting enquiries. In Attard, franchise owners Matthew Curmi, Luke Curmi and Andrew Micallef Trigona are thrilled to engage in...

  • GO reopens refurbished Baystreet outlet

    GO reopens refurbished Baystreet outlet

    GO has re-opened its newly refurbished outlet at Baystreet. Apart from structural changes to the building to improve customer accessibility and a new modern design, the outlet features GO’s innovative intelligent queuing system. The new Baystreet...

  • €1m bond issue after MSE approval for listing

    €1m bond issue after MSE approval for listing

    The Malta Stock Exchange has approved the application for the admission to prospects of the proposed issue of €1m ANCHOVY. Studios plc 5.5 per cent Unsecured Bonds 2027 having a nominal value of €1,000 per bond. With respect to taking ANCHOVY. to...

  • New distribution relationship

    New distribution relationship

    Nectar Ltd will be selling and distributing five of Magro Brothers (Foods) Ltd’s key brands across Malta and Gozo: Three Hills, Mayor, Jolly, Pinto’s Pride and Tomafina. “As we continuously seek to add convenience to our clients, we see great...

  • The role of family in elderly care

    The role of family in elderly care

    The second edition of the CareMalta Academy Forum held recently addressed ‘The role of the family in elderly care’ and led by Claire Agius Ordway. In her introductory speech CareMalta CEO Natalie Briffa Farrugia spoke about the company’s...

  • Roam Like at Home for GO customers

    From this month, all GO customers can ‘Roam Like at Home’ when travelling across the EU. This means that customers are offered the same rates for calls, texts and data while in the EU, as when in Malta and calling numbers on other local...

  • International speaker for operations risk course

    International speaker Richard Barr will be holding a two-day course titled ‘Advanced operations risk’ on June 15 and 16. Mr Barr holds a BS in International Business Administration from San Jose State University in California. His professional...

  • New Malta SIR office at Portomaso Marina

    New Malta SIR office at Portomaso Marina

    Malta Sotheby’s International Realty has opened its second office at the Portomaso Marina. The official inauguration and blessing ceremony of the new premises was attended by local and international clients, developers, introducers and friends.

  • Further restoration works at Manoel Island

    Further restoration works at Manoel Island

    Almost a century before Grandmaster Manoel Vilhena personally financed the construction of a fine baroque fort which today bears his name, the Knights established a quarantine institution on Manoel Island, popularly known as the Lazzaretto. Under...

  • Law firm co-founding partner is board member of WLL

    Law firm co-founding partner is board member of WLL

    Dr Malcolm Mifsud, co-founding partner of Mifsud & Mifsud Advocates, was elected a board member of World Link for Law in New York. WLL is a leading network of international law firms, comprising teams of international lawyers. Established as...

  • Do not get hooked by a phishing scam

    Do not get hooked by a phishing scam

    ‘Phishing’ is a common scam where fraudsters or hackers try to literally fish by divulging fraudulent e-mails to get your personal information, hoping to steal your identity and compromise your device. Users falling for these scams usually...

  • Merged entity offers enhanced services from new facility

    Merged entity offers enhanced services from new facility

    Combining the expertise and resources of two of Malta’s foremost signage, poster printing and external branding entities, Viking Signrite has now commenced operation from a new, purposely-built facility in Attard. This entailed a significant...