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  • Making your financial planning future-proof

    Making your financial planning future-proof

    “Planning your financial future does not need to be an overwhelming task. Your financial needs evolve during your lifetime and expert planning and advice are key to planning your short and long-term goals,” said Matthew Farrugia, financial adviser...

  • Hong Kong Christians, rights groups oppose ‘irresponsible’ land plan

    Christian groups and land-rights campaigners are petitioning the Hong Kong government to abandon a plan to develop artificial islands, saying it is unnecessary and could harm the environment. Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam promised last...

  • Middle managers expertise

    My interest in middle managers is inspired by the fact that they are the subject of numerous central conceptual questions, such as who they are, how they are different from other categories of managers or professionals, what they do and how their...

  • Employer branding workshop to feature distinguished members in the field

    Aiming to highlight the importance of boosting employer branding through design and insights, Anchovy has partnered up with Eden Cinemas and Times of Malta to host their first ever employer branding workshop. Attendees will kickstart their day...

  • Courses by Castille Institute

    Castille Institute will be running a series of courses. ‘The regulation of cryptocurrencies and tokens within the Maltese and EU regimes’, to be held on Wednesday, will delve into the Virtual Financial Assets Act  and its correlation with the...

  • The Sense Group welcomes new national alcohol policy

    The Sense Group welcomes new national alcohol policy

    The Sense Group has welcomed the setting up of an advisory board to put the recently launched National Alcohol Policy into action. As an organisation, which along with other non-governmental industry and business entities, was consulted in the...

  • Recruitment crisis: have we cracked the code?

    Recruitment crisis: have we cracked the code?

    The workforce shortage has emerged as one of the most serious problems the Maltese economy is facing, with everyone from recruitment agencies to the Central Bank commenting on how finding and retaining talent is becoming a major headache for local...

  • Will higher US rates derail financial markets?

    Last week, equity markets witnessed a surge in market volatility with US equity indices posting the largest weekly loss since March this year. Concerns about higher interest rates and trade tensions weighed negatively on sentiment. Many investors...

  • Digital transformation: opportunity or threat to financial services?

    Digital transformation: opportunity or threat to financial services?

    The developments taking place in the sector of financial digitalisation are enormous and rapid. The disruptive technologies of fintech, increasing automation and robotics in day-to-day activities, artificial intelligence and wider use of...

  • GasanMamo Insurance employees participate in fun run

    GasanMamo Insurance employees participate in fun run

    Employees from GasanMamo participated in the 10th edition of the President’s Solidarity Fun Run. The event was organised in aid of the Malta Community Chest Fund and thousands of people took part as they gathered at four different locations, with...

  • WH Partners top tier law firm with most ranked lawyers

    WH Partners has been ranked in Tier 1 in the financial and corporate practice area for the Maltese jurisdiction by IFLR1000, the international guide to world’s leading financial law firms. The legal directory also rated Olga Finkel, co-managing...

  • Oil price fall, China data hit stocks

    Global stocks were on pace for their biggest drop in two weeks while oil prices weakened again yesterday and soft Chinese data hit demand for risky assets. US stocks were broadly lower, with energy shares falling more than 1 per cent as benchmark...

  • Trading in HSBC and MIA dominate market activity

    Trading in HSBC and MIA dominate market activity

    The MSE Equity Price Index moved slightly lower on Friday to 4,482.026 points as the drops in MIDI and Malita slightly outweighed the gains in MPC. Meanwhile, seven equities ended unchanged while trading volumes remained high, largely reflecting...

  • France grounds Ryanair plane in dispute over aid repayment

    France grounds Ryanair plane in dispute over aid repayment

    French authorities grounded a Ryanair plane at Bordeaux airport in a dispute over money they say the Irish airline owes. The civil aviation authority said on Friday the carrier was obliged to pay back money it received as aid related to its...

  • Financial services sector 'as a whole' needs to show compliance – Beane

    Financial services sector 'as a whole' needs to show compliance – Beane

    It was essential for the reputation of Malta’s financial services industry that the sector as a whole was able to demonstrate full and effective compliance with all local and international obligations, HSBC Bank Malta CEO Andrew Beane warned. He...

  • A parallel currency?

    A parallel currency?

    As the Italian economy halts yet again and as the budget stalemate with its European partners intensifies, the idea of a parallel currency for Italy is again being heard around. The basic idea of this parallel currency would be to have the Italian...

  • Malta gets to be part of all the big worldwide lottery draws

    Malta gets to be part of all the big worldwide lottery draws

    IKEA, Starbucks, Primark, EuroMillions – why does Malta tend to miss out on the good stuff? Okay, the lack of Scandinavian furniture will have to wait – but someone has figured out a way to bring you the world’s biggest lottery jackpots. And if...

  • ‘Strengthening our proposition’

    ‘Strengthening our proposition’

    The application of blockchain technology is set to revolutionise the financial services sector, FinanceMalta chairman Kenneth Farrugia tells the Times of Malta. In recent years, especially following accession to full EU membership, Malta has...

  • Redefining the career break

    One of the issues that has gained in importance has been the difference in pay between males and females for equal jobs. It is often referred to as the gender pay gap. Many employers claim it does not exist – however facts prove otherwise.

  • Game changer suite to debut on Vienna route

    Emirates’ latest Boeing 777-300ER aircraft fitted with the ‘game changer’ First Class product will operate between Dubai and Vienna on a daily basis from December 1. Austria will be one of the first few countries in the world to be served by...