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  • Website making false claims about association with real company - MFSA

    Website making false claims about association with real company - MFSA

    A company is falsely claiming on its websites (www.acatrades.com and https://acatrade.de/) to be associated with a genuinely licensed and authorised entity from a different jurisdiction, the Malta Financial Services Authority said on Tuesday. It...

  • Dipping your toes back into credit following recent correction

    Dipping your toes back into credit following recent correction

    Credit and risky assets have had a month to forget, so far, reinforcing the seemingly self-fulfilling Sell in May and go away dilemma investors face this time of year. Before the infamous threatening tweet by US President Trumps over additional...

  • Company donates cat kennels to sanctuary

    Nestlé’s pet food brand Purina has donated 10 cat kennels to one of Malta’s busiest cat sanctuaries, the Carers for Stray and Abandoned Felines (CSAF). As a cat shelter and registered NGO, CSAF Malta offers a home to around 300 stray and abandoned...

  • Forum for future medicine

    Forum for future medicine

    The Mediterranean Regional Centre for Traditional Chinese Medicine held their first conference entitled ‘East Meets West’ to demonstrate the effects of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in a forum intended to engage the public and facilitate the...

  • Successful team building event

    Successful team building event

    Teams and teamwork have become a central part of the corporate world and are vital in any working company to make the organisation a better place to work. It goes a long way in cultivating professional relations, understanding and collaboration,...

  • Atlas sponsors digital marketing award

    Atlas sponsors digital marketing award

    At the JA-YE Malta Finals and Awards Night held recently, Atlas Insurance marketing and HR manager Jackie Attard Montalto presented the Digital Marketing Award to Exhale, the winning team. Exhale’s product is a portable breathalyser – created to...

  • Trade row knocks stock markets

    Equity markets on both sides of the Atlantic slid yesterday as investors fretted over the latest flare-up in the China-US trade war. Eurozone heavyweights Frankfurt and Paris were each down more than 1.5 per cent, while London held up better...

  • Supporting safety

    Supporting safety

    This year, Mapfre Middlesea have sponsored the second edition of the First Responder Doctors Training (FRDT) course which was held by Doctors for Road Safety (D4RS) in conjunction with the Association of Emergency Physicians of Malta (AEPM) as...

  • Money market report for the week ending May 17

    On May 13, the European Central Bank (ECB) announced its weekly main refinancing operations (MRO). The operation was conducted on May 14, and attracted bids from euro area eligible counterparties of €5.40 billion, €0.01 billion higher than the bid...

  • Farsons share price surges to all-time high

    Farsons share price surges to all-time high

    The MSE Equity Price Index opened the week on a positive note as it rebounded by 0.29% to 4,762.794 points. The gain reflects the uplifts in the share prices of Farsons, MIA and GO which, in aggregate, outweighed the declines in five other equities.

  • Swine fever sending pork prices higher

    Swine fever sending pork prices higher

    In a cruel irony in the Chinese Year of the Pig, outbreaks of African Swine Fever are forcing huge culls that could send pork prices to levels never seen before. According to the UN's Food and Agricultural Organisation, pork prices "have begun to...

  • EU firms 'caught in crossfire' of US-China trade war

    EU firms 'caught in crossfire' of US-China trade war

    European firms are "caught in the crossfire" of the US-China trade war and fewer are optimistic about their future in the world's second-largest economy, a business survey showed Monday. The clash between Beijing and Washington does not benefit...

  • Unemployed numbers drop yet further

    Unemployed numbers drop yet further

    In April, the number of persons registering for work stood at 1,748 decreasingby 5.4 per cent when compared to the corresponding month in 2018. Data provided by Jobsplus for April 2019 indicate a decline of 113 persons registering under Part I and...

  • Ryanair profit slumps on cheaper fares

    Ryanair profit slumps on cheaper fares

    Ryanair's annual net profit slumped by almost one third as overcapacity in the European short-haul sector caused it to cut ticket prices, the Irish no-frills airline said Monday. Profit after tax dropped 29 percent to €1.02 billion in the year...

  • What is the impact of tariff hikes?

    What is the impact of tariff hikes?

    Even though the latest tariff hike (from 10% to 25% on $200bn of Chinese imports) is likely to have a modest direct impact on Chinese and US GDP (-0.2%), neither side has any interest in seeing the trade war intensify for two main reasons. The...

  • Google and Android system start to cut ties with Huawei

    Google and Android system start to cut ties with Huawei

    US internet giant Google, whose Android mobile operating system powers most of the world's smartphones, said Sunday it was beginning to cut ties with China's Huawei, which Washington considers a national security threat. In the midst of a trade...

  • The elusive social mobility - John Cassar White

    The elusive social mobility - John Cassar White

    Few politicians, if any, do not profess that they believe in social mobility. It sounds fair and just to encourage people to follow their dreams and to see their children better off than themselves.  However, the evidence on the ground in most...

  • Shipping movements - May 20, 2019

    The following ships are expected in Malta:  The Gesina Schepers from Sousse to Tripoli, the Contship Gin from Tripoli to Bizerte and the APL Oregon from Aliaga to Valencia (all CMA CGM Malta Agency Ltd) today. The JSP Skirner from Livorno to...

  • From Russia but never with love

    From Russia but never with love

    When the financial crisis struck in 2008 it seemed that the end of capitalism was nigh. The biggest corporations collapsed, sovereigns seemed to follow and even the survival of the euro was questioned. To splash out on investments seemed ludicrous...

  • Maersk Line’s Asia-Europe Network reviewed

    Maersk Line’s Asia-Europe Network reviewed

    Maersk Line has recently reviewed their current network and as a result reduced the number of ports they will call at directly with mother vessels in the Mediterranean with their Far East to Europe service. Maersk Line will therefore not be...