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  • Mcast collaborates with Hudson Group

    Hudson Group and Mcast have signed a memorandum of understanding which will enable Mcast students gain exposure and on-the-job training within the retail industry. The aim is to equip students with the necessary skills to grow within this...

  • Businesses have a duty to be ethical – Speaker

    Businesses have a duty to be ethical – Speaker

    While governments are expected to provide the ideal environment for commerce and industry to progress, economic operators have a duty to conduct their businesses in an ethical way, Speaker Anġlu Farrugia said on Wednesday. He said that, according...

  • Broad activity on the local equity market

    Broad activity on the local equity market

    After registering a decline on Tuesday following two weeks of gains, the MSE Equity Price Index rebounded by a minimal 0.04% to 4,668.059 points on Wednesday. The slight increase in the share price of BOV outweighed the declines in five other shares.

  • Boost Africa investment to win climate fight: World Bank head

    Boost Africa investment to win climate fight: World Bank head

    Governments and business must help countries in Africa deal with the fallout of climate change, the head of the World Bank said Wednesday as her organisation pledged billions for green investment in the continent. Kristalina Georgieva said it was...

  • Juventus shares soar by more than 20% following Ronaldo hat-trick

    Juventus shares soar by more than 20% following Ronaldo hat-trick

    Juventus shares soared by over 20% on the Milan stock exchange on Wednesday, the morning after Cristiano Ronaldo's incredible hat-trick rescued the Italian giants Champions League campaign. The Portuguese superstar added a late penalty to a pair...

  • GO plc - A stock that investors are proud of

    GO plc - A stock that investors are proud of

    Since the end of last year GO plc (GO) has been making headlines, when in October 2018 it announced the 49% sale of its previously wholly owned subsidiary BMIT Technologies plc (BMIT). The share price performance is a reflection of the success...

  • Global solution on digital tax needed – Scicluna

    Global solution on digital tax needed – Scicluna

    The European Commission’s digital advertising tax proposal was rejected by the finance ministers at Wednesday’s ECOFIN meeting, on the basis that there should be global agreement on such a tax, in order to protect the EU’s competitiveness. The...

  • UAE regrets inclusion in EU tax blacklist

    UAE regrets inclusion in EU tax blacklist

    The United Arab Emirates has slammed a European Union decision to add it to a tax haven blacklist despite the Gulf state's efforts to meet EU requirements. The EU on Tuesday added 10 countries to the list, created in 2017 as part of efforts to...

  • Brexit tension sends pound tumbling

    The pound tumbled yesterday after the United Kingdom government’s top legal adviser cast doubt on Prime Minister Theresa May’s last-gasp changes to her Brexit deal hours before a vital vote later in the evening. Sterling, which had been rising...

  • Farsons Group celebrates International Women’s Day

    On the occasion of International Women’s Day, marked last Friday, Farsons Group invited well-known businesswoman Helga Ellul for a discussion on leadership in practice.  All employees were invited to the session, during which Ms Ellul recounted...

  • Burmarrad Group goes green

    Burmarrad Group goes green

    Burmarrad Group, a leading supplier of new and used commercial and private vehicles and lifting equipment, has invested more than €200,000 to introduce a nine-strong fleet of new fully electric Peugeot Partner. The Partner L1 Fleet is capable of...

  • Defining ‘vehicle in use’ for insurance purposes - Mariosa Vella Cardona

    The spontaneous burning of a vehicle parked in a private garage for more than 24 hours falls within the concept of ‘use of vehicles’ for insurance purposes, Advocate General (AG) Bot has recently affirmed.  EU law obliges member states to ensure...

  • MSE Equity Price Index halts 10-day positive streak

    MSE Equity Price Index halts 10-day positive streak

    The MSE Equity Price Index trended lower for the first time in two weeks as it slipped by 0.11% to 4,666.127 points. Tuesday's drop was mostly due to the 2.3% decline in the share price of BOV which, coupled with the negative performances of...

  • Trade deficit recorded in January less than last year's

    Trade deficit recorded in January less than last year's

    A trade deficit of €182.9 million was recorded in January in provisional figures published by the National Statistics Office. A deficit of €227.4 million had been registered in same month in 2018. Both imports and exports experienced decreases of...

  • What’s in store for Q2?

    What’s in store for Q2?

    For those who have been following markets, both credit and equity over the past few quarters, it would be safe to say that large volatility has been pretty much the order of the day. Marked market weakness characterised the last quarter of 2018,...

  • US regulators order improvements to Boeing jet after latest crash

    US regulators order improvements to Boeing jet after latest crash

    US regulators have ordered Boeing to make urgent improvements to its popular 737 Max 8 aircraft after the second deadly accident in a few months prompted the grounding of fleets around the world. Singapore and Australia were the latest countries...

  • Seminar focuses on Brexit business uncertainty

    Seminar focuses on Brexit business uncertainty

    A business seminar on ‘Brexit − A Financial Markets/FX Perspective’ held by the Malta Business Bureau and Bank of Valletta last week, gave businesses insight on the latest developments in the Brexit debate and how it will affect their day-to-day...

  • Malta Digital Exchange hires senior executives

    Malta Digital Exchange (MDX) has made two senior appointments to add further bench strength to its management team. Nick Bennett joins as chief operating officer and Vincent Pellizzari becomes head of trading. Bennett is a seasoned international...

  • Central Bank public lecture

    Central Bank public lecture

    Sujoy Mukerji, a professor at Queen Mary University of London will deliver a lecture titled ‘Knightian Uncertainty and Asset Prices’ at the Central Bank of Malta on Friday. He will discuss recent developments in economics and finance on the theory...

  • Pound in doldrums at start of hectic Brexit week

    The British pound sank yesterday to a near three-week low under $1.30, as traders fretted over Brexit on the eve of another critical parliamentary vote for Prime Minister Theresa May. In overnight Asian trade, sterling tanked to $1.2949 ‒ the...