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  • Fiat Chrysler CEO says 2018 targets unaffected by diesel woes

    Fiat Chrysler CEO says 2018 targets unaffected by diesel woes

    Fiat Chrysler does not expect its diesel woes in the US to have an impact on its business targets to 2018, the carmaker’s chief executive Sergio Marchionne said last week. In May, the US Justice Department sued Fiat Chrysler, accusing the...

  • Shipping movements

    These ships are expected in Malta: The MV Euroferry Malta from Salerno to Salerno, the MV Eurocargo Malta from Genoa to Livorno (Sullivan Maritime), the CMA CGM Rabelais from Aliaga to Valencia (CMA CGM Malta Agency Ltd), the MSC Taranto from...

  • Risk management in mutual funds

    Risk management in mutual funds

    Risk is an integral part of our lives. There is risk in even the most basic of our daily tasks, such as driving to work in the morning or taking up a new project at work. Similarly, when it comes to investments, risks are unavoidable. High risk...

  • Disclaimer

    The information published in this page is intended for information purposes only. Any legal claim or action taken in the event of a dispute should be based solely on the legal texts concerned. For more information, call the Office for Consumer...

  • Pretty bubbles in the air

    Pretty bubbles in the air

    “Are we nearing bubble territory?” my daughter Dorothea asked me over lunch. This sounds a wee bit precocious for a 22-year-old, even for someone who is graduating in economics this weekend. Yet she is not alone. After many years of stellar...

  • Making a claim with the CCT

    Making a claim with the CCT

    Problems with products or services purchased sometimes do happen. In such situations consumers are first encouraged to try and resolve the dispute directly with the trader or service provider. If this proves unsuccessful, then consumers may seek...

  • CCT decisions – issue with infrared heaters

    A consumer purchased four infrared heaters from a local seller and when she started using these heaters she realised that they were not economical but, on the contrary, consumed a lot of electricity to function. The consumer felt that prior to...

  • Local equity trading gains momentum

    Local equity trading gains momentum

    The Malta Stock Exchange (MSE) index last week registered a minor gain of 0.054 per cent, to close at 4,666.73 points, adding to the previous week’s gain of 0.76 per cent. Activity was spread across 21 equities, of which five closed unchanged,...

  • Fed hikes interest rate, will reduce balance sheet

    The Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate for the fourth time since 2008, and it signalled another rate hike by the end of the year. The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) said it is targeting a range between one per cent and 1.25...

  • Icon joins the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition

    Icon has joined the Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition, for which the eSkills Foundation is the Maltese national contact point. It join­ed the initiative with the aim of further develo­ping the digital skills needed in the local digital economy as...

  • EY World Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2017

    The EY World Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2017 was won by Murad Al-Katib, president and CEO of the Canadian-based AGT Food and Ingredients Inc. Alfred Pisani, chairman of the Corinthia Group, represented Malta at the awards ceremony held in Monaco.

  • Company briefs

    Mazars Malta will be holding the second of its 2017 series of information sessions branded ‘Made Simple, by Mazars’ on Thursday. The workshop, to be held at the Royal Malta Yacht Club, is entitled ‘Business financing, simplified’. The aim of these...

  • Property future in south ‘bright’

    Property future in south ‘bright’

    The government’s commitment to pay more attention to the south of Malta has unlocked the area’s growing popularity. Planned infrastructural projects and announced investments are attracting more interest in properties in the area. The influx of...

  • Belair shows its gratitude to Hospice Malta

    Belair shows its gratitude to Hospice Malta

    Belair Property has been donating to local charity institutions since 2015. Janet Camilleri, née Debattista, who passed away on May 10 this year, was under the care of the Hospice Movement. In appreciation, Jean Camilleri, director of Belair...

  • Vodafone blacks out drift car windows in 4G+ network test

    Vodafone blacks out drift car windows in 4G+ network test

    Would you race a car with blacked out windows? Vodafone Malta did just that, putting its new 4G+ network to the ultimate test by making it the only way a drift car driver could see. President of the Malta Drifting Association, George Muscat, put...

  • Frank Salt in Ibraġ, San Ġwann

    Frank Salt in Ibraġ, San Ġwann

    Anyone wanting to buy, sell or let a property can now visit a new Frank Salt office in the Forum complex in Ibraġ. The 14-strong team is led by real estate manager George Bonnici. Mr Bonnici joined Frank Salt Real Estate last March, bringing with...

  • Degree in Interior and Environmental Design

    Maria Pace has graduated from the University of Dundee, Scotland, with a first class degree in BDes (Hons) Interior and Environmental Design. The course was spread over a three-year period, during which she gained experience working with both...

  • Prestigious Marriott awards held in Malta

    Prestigious Marriott awards held in Malta

    Top representatives from Marriott International were in Malta recently to attend the prestigious Marriott President’s Circle Award ceremony.  The awards recognised the top five per cent of last year’s achievers for sales, events and revenue...

  • Two courses

    Castille Institute is organising two courses entitled ‘The Common Report Standard’ and ‘Investment Funds Update’ on June 27 and 30 respectively. The CRS is the new, single global standard which obliges financial institutions to report particulars...

  • Trade fair offers now on

    Trade fair offers now on

    Oxford House trade fair offers are now on. Discounts will apply on appliances by Bosch and Neff, covered with a five-year warranty, Vestfrost, Faber, Falmec, GlemGas, Foster, Grohe and Dunavox, ranging from washing machines to refrigerators,...