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  • New €50m government stock issue announced

    New €50m government stock issue announced

    The Accountant General has announced the issue of €50m Malta Government Stock subject to an over-allotment option of €30million. The issue is as follows: (i) 1.4% Malta Government Stock 2024 (III) Fungibility Issue, and (ii) 1.85% Malta Government...

  • First international e-mobility summit to be held in Malta

    First international e-mobility summit to be held in Malta

    Malta will be hosting the first international e-mobility summit on March 8 at the Inter­Continental Arena in St Julian’s. The summit will bring to­gether key international industry players, electric vehicle manufacturers, suppliers and citizens...

  • Emirates signs deal for 40 A330-900s, 30 A350-900s

    Emirates signs deal for 40 A330-900s, 30 A350-900s

    Emirates airline has announced an order for 40 A330-900 aircraft, and 30 A350-900 aircraft, in a heads of agreement signed with Airbus. The deal is worth US$ 21.4 billion at list prices. The latest generation Airbus A330neo and A350 aircraft, will...

  • IMF and World Bank constituency meeting

    Malta recently hosted a meeting of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank ‘constituency’ it belongs to. IMF and World Bank member states are organised into constituencies, namely groups of countries sharing one or more common...

  • Neurotech secures digital marketing partner

    Neurotech International Ltd (ASX: NTI) has chosen Anchovy as its digital lead generation partner. Anchovy will support Neurotech’s new strategic direction which focuses on delivering Mente through a subscription-based go-to-market model focused...

  • Engel & Völkers opens market centre in Athens

    Engel & Völkers opens market centre in Athens

    Engel & Völkers continued its international expansion with the opening of a market centre in Athens. It operates from the Athens Tower 1, the highest building in Greece, with office premises spanning approximately 700 square metres. Premium...

  • Money market report for week ending February 15

    On February 11, the European Central Bank (ECB) announced its weekly main refinancing operations (MRO). The operation was conducted on February 12 and attracted bids from euro area eligible counterparties of €5.91 billion, €0.49bn higher than the...

  • European stocks mostly drop after rally

    Europe’s major stock markets mostly slid yesterday, as investors set aside a bright performance in Asia and paused following last week’s bumper gains, dealers said. “European stocks have had a stuttering start to the week, with strong Asian gains...

  • European airlines facing winter blues

    European airlines facing winter blues

    Airlines do not like winter as demand for seats usually falls and revenues are low. In the very competitive European airlines’ industry, overcapacity keeps troubling both the larger legacy airlines as well as the low-cost carriers that have...

  • GO concludes a highly successful IPO of BMIT Technologies

    GO concludes a highly successful IPO of BMIT Technologies

    Last Friday, BMIT Technologies plc, a subsidiary of GO plc, was formally listed on the Malta Stock Exchange marking the remarkable success of an IPO, where institutional and general investors subscribed to close to 99 million shares valued at...

  • Shipping movements - February 18, 2019

    The following ships are expected in Malta: The Pinara from Sfax to Annaba, the APL California from Koper to Port Said, the CMA CGM Nerval from Aliaga to Valencia (all CMA CGM Malta Agency Ltd), the MSC Clorinda from Barcelona to Salalah (John...

  • US divergence trade is back on

    US divergence trade is back on

    The intensification of the trade discussions between the US and China as well as the increasing probability of a global economic slowdown has once again forced central banks across major economies to revise their policy path indicating a more...

  • Winner dreams of women being nominated to businessmen awards

    Winner dreams of women being nominated to businessmen awards

    There were 22 nominations for HSBC’s first Malta Businesswoman of the Year Award – but the winner dreams of the day when more women would be nominated to gender-neutral ‘businessman of the year’ awards. “I would like to think that I would also...

  • Times of Malta boosts digital revenue team with four experts

    Times of Malta boosts digital revenue team with four experts

    The Times of Malta has boosted its digital revenue team with the addition of four specialised recruits. George Liapis, digital revenue manager, has a strong digital background, having worked in digital marketing, e-commerce, business development...

  • The end of civilisation

    The end of civilisation

    The recently published World Wildlife Fund 2018 Living Planet Report reveals that we have killed 60 per cent of all wildlife in the last 40 years. I would remind readers that as recently as 200,000 years ago we would have considered our ancestors...

  • MSE Index continues its positive trend

    MSE Index continues its positive trend

    The MSE Equity Total Return Index further extended its positive run to four straight weeks, as it posted a gain of 0.4 per cent, to reach 8,947.324 points. In total, 18 equities were active, of which gainers amounted to nine, and fallers totalled...

  • Lower energy prices restrain US consumer inflation

    The prices paid by Americans for key goods and services was unchanged in January, likely supporting a more patient approach to interest rate rises by the Federal Reserve. Data by the Bureau of Labour Statistics show that the seasonally adjusted...

  • MBB and ITS collaborate to tackle food waste in hospitality

    MBB and ITS collaborate to tackle food waste in hospitality

    The Malta Business Bureau and the Institute of Tourism Studies have launched their participation in the EU Life Foster Project with the aim of supporting the reduction of food waste in Malta. MBB president Simon De Cesare said: “Food waste is a...

  • Company briefs - February 17, 2019

    Calamatta Cuschieri has appointed Franco Aloisio (right) as head of marketing and communications. Mr Aloisio has over 20 years’ experience in marketing and corporate communications in various sectors such as financial services, telecommunications,...

  • Palumbo invests €6m in Ancona

    Palumbo invests €6m in Ancona

    Palumbo Group has just invested €6 million in a 50,000 square metre ship platform in Ancona that will give its shipyard in Malta a competitive edge in the area of ship repair in the Mediterranean. With 10 piers and a 560-ton travel lift, Palumbo...