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  • Investors more positive about future – BOV Sentiment Index

    The latest BOV Asset Management Investor Sentiment Index results show that investors are optimistic vis-à-vis future prospects with the index going up to 101.47 from 101.14. On the other hand, the reading for the current investment sentiment...

  • Medserv shares rally

    Medserv shares rally

    The MSE Equity Total Return Index recouped from the previous week’s 0.215 per cent loss, having advanced by 0.871 per cent, to close at 8,712.331 points. Turnover amounted to €2 million and was spread over 17 equities of which six fell and eight...

  • US Federal Reserve minutes flag concern over tariffs

    According to the minutes of the US Federal Reserve’s June meeting, some businesses have indicated they had already “scaled back or postponed” plans for capital spending due to “uncertainty over trade policy”, while several others voiced concern...

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  • How are consumer rights affected when shopping during sales?

    How are consumer rights affected when shopping during sales?

    A number of shops have already started putting up signs advertising reduced prices on their summer stock. Discounts and the prospect of saving money encourage consumers to buy more, sometimes even recklessly. Consumers need to remember that while...

  • Unsafe novelty lighters withdrawn from local market

    Unsafe novelty lighters withdrawn from local market

    The Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority recently ordered the withdrawal from the Maltese market of a number of novelty lighters that were found being offered for sale. A novelty lighter is one that has a feature which makes it more...

  • Weekly consumer tips

    ▪ While consumer legal rights are not negatively affected by promotions or discounts that sellers offer from time to time, traders may decide to change their return policies during sales. ▪ Whether they were bought during a sale or not, goods must...

  • Company briefs

    The Calamatta Cuschieri Group, via its subsidiary CC Trading Ltd, has launched its cryptocurrency trading platform. CCTrader Crypto is the first locally developed trading platform of its kind, and is built upon the successful CCTrader platform...

  • Sensing sense and sensibility

    Sensing sense and sensibility

    Not many vendors will admit it but current market pricing is unrealistic. We are sailing through an economic climate which has been good to us for quite some time. Notwithstanding political turmoil, the economy is healthy. The construction...

  • Win a Tivoli Compact CUV

    Win a Tivoli Compact CUV

    Visitors to Il-Fiera l-Kbira at Montekristo Estate this month will stand the chance of winning one of the most acclaimed compact CUVs (compact or cross-over utility vehicle) on the market: the new SsangYong Tivoli. Along with the entry ticket, all...

  • Alter Domus Malta promotes two to senior manager roles

    Alter Domus Malta promotes  two to senior manager roles

    Edward McArdle and Nicky Grima have been promoted to senior managers at Alter Domus Malta. Alter Domus is a fully integrated provider of fund and corporate services, dedicated to international private equity and infrastructure houses, real estate...

  • A new direction for Century 21

    A new direction for Century 21

    Century 21 has recently unveiled a new brand identity and a new mission statement – to defy mediocrity and deliver extraordinary experiences. With this new vision in mind, Century 21 is set on becoming the most sought-after real estate brand in...

  • Eden Leisure Group goes golfing

    Eden Leisure Group goes golfing

    As part of a corporate partnership, staff from Eden Leisure Group were invited for a few rounds of golf at the Royal Malta Golf Club in Marsa. The event proved to be a great team-building exercise, with each member of staff showing golfing skills...

  • A scholarship fund for high achievers

    A scholarship fund  for high achievers

    Saint Martin’s Institute of Higher Education is setting up a scholarship fund of €120,000 for high-achieving students who register as full-time students with the institute to read for the University of London degrees in business, finance and...

  • Ongoing investment in human capital at APS Bank

    Ongoing investment in human capital at APS Bank

    The first half of 2018 has been a particularly busy one for the human capital team at APS Bank. The steady recruitment of new staff at various levels of the organisation, from senior management to more junior front liners, has been complemented by...

  • Eden Leisure appoints new human resources manager

    Eden Leisure Group has appointed Carina Azzopardi as the company’s new human resources manager. Ms Azzopardi is a seasoned professional with over 13 years of experience in management and business administration. She is also an Executive MBA...

  • Equity index closes higher

    The MSE Equity Total Return Index was back in the green, as a substantial gain of 0.871 per cent was registered, to close the week at 8,712.331 points. In the equities market, 17 issues were active, of which six traded lower, while eight ticked...

  • Airbus raises 20-year market forecast in revamped format

    Airbus raises 20-year market  forecast in revamped format

    Airbus yesterday raised its forecast for aircraft demand over the next 20 years and revamped the way it predicts aircraft demand, introducing new categories from ‘small’ to ‘extra-large’ and blurring the traditional boundaries between aircraft...

  • World markets edge higher as US-China tariffs take effect

    World stock markets rose and the euro climbed to a three-week peak yesterday as the threat of tariffs by the United States and China on billions of dollars of trade became a reality, though concerns about the conflict escalating capped the...

  • Italy aims to lift 2019 deficit/GDP target to around 1.4% - sources

    Italy aims to lift 2019 deficit/GDP target to around 1.4% - sources

    Italy's new government plans to raise its deficit target for 2019 to around 1.4 per cent of economic output against a goal of 0.8 per cent drawn up by the previous administration, two sources said on Friday. Economy Minister Giovanni Tria told...