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  • Famalco Group announces growth plan

    Famalco Group announces growth plan

    Famalco Group, a widely diversified Malta based organisation, has kicked off its ‘Growth Plan 2024’ campaign. Through its ‘FamalcoCareers’ brand, the group has also embarked on a recruitment process to complement and sustain its present workforce...

  • Maltco Lotteries donates €10,000 to MCCF

    Maltco Lotteries donates €10,000 to MCCF

    Maltco Lotteries presented President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca with a €10,000 cheque in support of the President’s Solidarity Fun Run 2017 in aid of the Malta Community Chest Fund Foundation. Maltco’s CEO Vasileios Kasiotakis also presented the...

  • Coldwell Banker: building on trust and core values

    Coldwell Banker: building on trust and core values

    Coldwell Banker has been fulfilling the dream of home owners and home seekers since 1906. Today, the global team is made up of over 91,000 property consultants spread over 3,000 independently owned and operated franchised broker offices in 49...

  • Honorary Consular Corps Prize awarded

    Honorary Consular Corps Prize awarded

    The Honorary Consular Corps Prize has been awarded to Sean Agius, student of the Mediterranean Academy for Diplomatic Studies (MEDAC), for his outstanding work and for obtaining the highest grade in the thesis component of the MA in Diplomatic...

  • Gratuitous capital contributions – are they a viable alternative?

    The traditional manner in which a company raises its own funds generally takes the form of share capital and loans. For the purposes of this article the loans will refer to shareholders’ loans. Both sources of company financing are regulated by...

  • SiGMA at ICE Totally Gaming

    SiGMA at ICE Totally Gaming

    ICE Totally Gaming is on the books for February 6 to 8. SiGMA will be attending the conference, which in 2017 registered upwards of 30,000 in attendance. ICE is known for its product launches and as a showcase for innovation. ICE VOX, which will...

  • The value of recycling

    Recycling converts waste matter into new products or materials and is an alternative to conventional waste disposal that helps save and repurpose objects, thereby further contributing to a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions leading to climate...

  • Malta Marittima helps establish national maritime ‘cluster’

    Malta Marittima Agency has been established by Legal Notice 41 of 2016 and 90 of 2017 with the primary goal of establishing the national maritime cluster in Malta. One of the agency’s main objectives is to bring the industry and government...

  • One-home-one-tree project campaign

    One-home-one-tree project campaign

    Last month, the QLZH Foundation, through its sister brands QuickLets and Zanzi Homes, teamed up with Dingli council to continue its #Treedom campaign. For each home sold through Zanzi Homes, the proptech company plants a tree – and this time, the...

  • HSBC Malta to upgrade ATMs and card systems

    A significant upgrade to the software that runs HSBC Bank Malta’s ATMs and debit card system will be carried out between today at 7pm to 5am tomorrow. During the upgrade all HSBC ATMs in Malta and Gozo will be out of service. Furthermore no...

  • Equiom celebrates success at Citywealth IFC Awards

    Equiom celebrates success at Citywealth IFC Awards

    Leading professional services provider Equiom is celebrating a win across two jurisdictions following the Citywealth International Financial Centre (IFC) Awards, a ceremony that highlights excellence in the private wealth sector. Equiom was named...

  • Last chance to apply for the 2018 Malta EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award

    Last chance to apply for the 2018 Malta EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award

    The countdown has started for established and rising entrepreneurs to participate in the 2018 Malta EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Applicants have until Friday to submit their nominations for the second edition of this award. The winner, who...

  • The Saint John becoming a firm favourite in capital

    The Saint John becoming a firm favourite in capital

    Almost five months after opening its doors, The Saint John boutique hotel in Merchants Street, Valletta, is becoming a favourite stay with locals and tourists. The inauguration of AX Hotels’ latest project took place in September but the first...

  • The Shoreline expected to reach several milestones in 2018

    The Shoreline, a €200 million private project by Ricasoli Properties Ltd, and offering a varied mix of one-, two- and three-bedroom residences that enjoy spectacular views, landscaped open spaces and an assortment of community amenities, is...

  • Malta Gaming Authority to support iGaming Idol

    Malta Gaming Authority to support iGaming Idol

    The Malta Gaming Authority will be a major supporter of the 2018 edition of iGaming Idol, the competition that recognises top talent in the iGaming industry across the Maltese Islands. The MGA, which has supported the event since its launch in...

  • Equity index down as turnover drops

    The MSE Equity Total Return Index oscillated between positive and negative over the week but ultimately closed at 8,598.897 points, a 0.11 per cent weekly decline. In the equity market, 19 companies were active, of which six gained ground, while...

  • Oil falls on strong dollar, stalling rally that opened 2018

    Oil prices fell yesterday as the dollar surged following strong US jobs numbers, though compliance with output cuts by OPEC and rising global demand kept much of the early-year oil rally in place. An increasingly correlated trade between oil,...

  • Trident Estates plc listed on the Malta Stock Exchange

    Trident Estates plc listed on the Malta Stock Exchange

    Thirty million ordinary shares of Trident Estates plc at a nominal value of €1 were admitted to listing on the official list of the Malta Stock Exchange on January 30. The shares were distributed as dividends by Simonds Farsons Cisk plc to its...

  • Are bonds in a mild bear market?

    Are bonds in a mild bear market?

    Bill Gross, an esteemed figure known as the bond guru, believes that bonds are currently in a mild bear market. In addition, he predicts that the 10-year Treasury rate will go up gradually, but not sufficiently higher in the upcoming 12 months,...

  • Are we losing the plot?

    Are we losing the plot?

    It is now generally accepted that the crisis in the international financial markets and the subsequent economic recession are now behind us. However, we may seem to be already going back to the habits that predated that crisis. Those bad habits...