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  • Chief investment officer appointed

    Chief investment officer appointed

    Jesmond Mizzi Financial Advisors has employed Marc El-Lazidi as chief investment officer. Mr El-Lazidi obtained a Master degree in Quantitative Economy from the University of Geneva. He started his career as quantitative analyst at Edmond...

  • Maltco Lotteries contributes €50,000 to Responsible Gaming Foundation

    Maltco Lotteries contributes €50,000 to Responsible Gaming Foundation

    Maltco Lotteries has once again contributed a further €50,000 to the Responsible Gaming Foundation with a cheque presented to the Malta Gaming Authority. Maltco contributes to Malta’s economy through job creation and investment as well as to...

  • Shipping movements

    The following ships are expected in Malta: The CMA CGM Nevada from Le Havre to Jeddah, the CMA Lotus from Sfax, the Analena from Bejaia, the Ludwig Schulte from Aliaga to Annaba (all CMA CGM Malta Agency Ltd), the MV Euroferry Olympia from Salerno...

  • Better informed investors

    The advent of MiFID II last January brought about a number of changes and developments. In this article, I will not delve into the detailed requirements and obligations arising from this regulation. My aim rather is to provide a different...

  • Malta – the home for fintech business

    Malta – the home for fintech business

    Malta has moved with impressive agility to develop a framework that embraces progressive fintech and crypto technologies. Malta has recognised the revolutionary potential of blockchain very early on and is busy implementing regulatory and...

  • Private equity: Will Julia wait for me?

    One doesn’t have to be a cry-baby like me to happily remember the radiant beauty of Julia Roberts as the hooker Vivian Ward in Pretty Woman (1990). For many retail investors like me, it also marked the first time we got acquainted with the...

  • Strategic partners showing interest in Medserv

    Strategic partners showing interest in Medserv

    A number of companies have showed interest in the two-thirds’ shareholding being offered by oil and gas company Medserv, starting off the process by signing a non-disclosure agreement. Directors Anthony Diacono and Anthony Duncan announced some...

  • Company briefs

    Global Capital is to press ahead with the implementation of blockchain technology following another highly-successful year, Group chairman Paolo Catalfamo told shareholders at the company’s annual general meeting. The insurance and financial...

  • MSE down by 0.466% in Q2

    MSE down by 0.466% in Q2

    The Malta Stock Exchange Equity Total Return Index last week partially erased the previous week’s 0.253 per cent increase, declining by 0.215 per cent to close the four-day trading week at 8,637.132 points, thereby ending the second quarter with a...

  • US consumer sentiment declines in June

    US consumer sentiment eased in June as consumers became less optimistic on the economy and income growth, according to figures released last week by the Conference Board. The report shows that while Americans remain optimistic about the current...

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    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...

  • Always get a quote before buying a good or service

    Always get a quote before buying a good or service

    Before confirming a purchase, it is in consumers’ best interests to make sure they have all the necessary information about the product or service to be able to make an informed decision. Besides being provided with a detailed description of the...

  • Flag a concern

    To ensure more effective enforcement of the legislation that protects consumers’ interests and welfare, the Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority (MCCAA) is offering consumers the possibility to actively collaborate with the authority...

  • Weekly consumer tips

    ▪ To make an informed decision, consumers must be provided with a detailed description of the product or service and its total cost. ▪ When comparing quotes, consumers should not only consider the price but also quality standards and...

  • Industry teacher internship programme launched

    The Manufacturing Economic Group of the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry and the Ministry for Education  recently launched the ‘GO4Industry Teacher Internship Programme’ pilot project. The first edition of the programme is aimed...

  • Payroll processing: what does it really involve?

    Payroll processing: what  does it really involve?

    Payroll is not simply an exercise that one carries out using a payroll software package which automatically calculates the employees’ taxation and social security contributions and produces the FS5 documents as well as the annual FS3s and...

  • Reviving construction waste

    Reviving construction waste

    The construction industry is a major generator of construction and demolition waste, which constitutes the largest fraction of solid waste generated in Malta. However, much of this waste can be recycled, salvaged and reused and if disposed of, it...

  • Calamatta Cuschieri launches 24/7 customer support

    Calamatta Cuschieri launches 24/7 customer support

    Calamatta Cuschieri has just announced the launch of 24/7 customer support. Alan Cuschieri, group co-CEO, said: “Reaching excellence in customer service is something that has always been part of our mission. We are proud to be a fast-growing...

  • Three students become Microsoft Office specialists

    Three students become Microsoft Office specialists

    “Industry ICT certifications are increasingly becoming more preferred than formal certifications because business feels that the requirements that these certifications hold are closer to the requirements needed by the industry at large.” This was...

  • Eden Leisure Group goes greener

    Eden Leisure Group goes greener

    Eden Leisure Group’s latest strategy in environmental awareness saw the company investing in transparent bins and paper collectors throughout the organisation’s premises. These units aim to encourage greater recycling tendencies among patrons and...