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  • Geared for the Harley-Davidson 2019 line-up

    Geared for the Harley-Davidson 2019 line-up

    Motorcycle company Harley-Davidson is shaking up the new year with the release of its newly enhanced 2019 bike line-up. With the expected arrival of the new range of motorcycles, some of which already on Maltese shores and enjoyed by Harley fans,...

  • IBMC students visit MSE, BOV

    IBMC students visit MSE, BOV

    Students reading for the Advanced Diploma in Financial Services at the Institute of Business Management and Commerce (IBMC) at the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (Mcast) recently visited the Malta Stock Exchange in Valletta. This...

  • First private transport provider to offer an inclusive experience

    eCabs, a leading passenger transport service provider in Malta, is embarking on a ‘reduced mobility agenda’, intended to offer an improved passenger experience and ensure stronger accessibility and ease of use of it services. As part of this...

  • Weekly advice - February 17, 2019

    ▪ Before signing a sales contract, it is our responsibility to carefully read and understand what we are agreeing to. ▪ Consumer contracts should be written in simple terms and hence must not be too technical for the average consumer to...

  • Frank Salt Real Estate turns 50

    This year sees Frank Salt Real Estate turn 50. It all started in 1969, which can be described as a difficult year for Malta. Elections were round the corner and the fledgling Maltese real estate market was suffering a period of uncertainty.

  • Cybercrime in global financial markets: how did BOV respond to the threat? - David Baldacchino

    The Maltese public was negatively impacted this week by a cyberattack on one of Malta’s leading banks – Bank of Valletta (BOV). This occurrence raised questions as to whether the Maltese banking system is at risk, what is the probability that...

  • National carrier strategy

    National carrier strategy

    Air Malta chief executive Clifford Chetcuti has revealed that the national carrier hopes to induct more than a dozen Airbus A320-family neos over the next five years, with the yet-to-be-developed A321XLR among the airline’s targets.  In an...

  • Global stocks surge on hopeful signs from US-China trade talks

    Global stock markets leapt yesterday as positive signs emerged from China-US trade talks aimed at averting an escalation of a tariff war between the world's top two economies. The White House said that two days of high-level negotiations in...

  • Maltese officials open automation specialist premises

    Maltese officials open automation specialist premises

    Malta-based automation specialist JMartans Automation has officially opened its new premises at Mosta Technopark, Mosta. Investment minister Chris Cardona and parliamentary secretary Silvio Schembri inaugurated the new premises at an event...

  • Mapfre registers net earnings of €529 million in 2018

    Mapfre registers net earnings of €529 million in 2018

    In 2018, Mapfre generated an operating result of €702 million, 0.3 per cent over the previous year. At the end of last year, the company strengthened its balance sheet by allocating €173 million to a partial impairment of goodwill for operations...

  • Trump says trade with Britain to increase 'substantially' post-Brexit

    Trump says trade with Britain to increase 'substantially' post-Brexit

    US trade with Britain will increase "very substantially" post-Brexit,  President Donald Trump predicted on Friday as a deadline looms for that country to leave the European Union. "You know all of the situation with respect to Brexit and the...

  • Brexit uncorks fears for French wine industry

    Brexit uncorks fears for French wine industry

    French wine makers may be "selling like crazy" to Britain as their clients stock up ahead of Brexit, but they say the country's looming departure from the European Union promises nothing but problems. A no-deal Brexit for the UK, the...

  • Trading in MIA takes centre-stage

    Trading in MIA takes centre-stage

    The MSE Equity Price Index eased by 0.04% to just under 4,490 points as the declines in BOV, IHI, RS2 and Plaza marginally outweighed the strong uplift in Farsons. Meanwhile, six other shares closed the day unchanged while aggregate trading...

  • Brussels launches equal pay consultation

    Brussels launches equal pay consultation

    The European Commission is consulting with citizens about obstacles to equal pay, which see women in Malta earning about 11 per cent less than men. Closing the gender pay gap could lead to an increase of 0.2 per cent in the gross domestic product...

  • US-China trade talks in Beijing 'led to progress': White House

    US-China trade talks in Beijing 'led to progress': White House

    Trade talks between the US and China held this week in Beijing led to "progress" between the two sides, the White House said Friday, confirming dialogue would continue in Washington next week. "These detailed and intensive discussions led to...

  • GO concludes IPO of BMIT Technologies

    GO concludes IPO of BMIT Technologies

    BMIT Technologies plc, a subsidiary of GO plc, will be formally listed on the Malta Stock Exchange. In a company announcement issued earlier this week, GO confirmed that the initial public offering (IPO) was over-subscribed 30.8 million...

  • Building an investment portfolio: stocks vs bonds

    Building an investment portfolio: stocks vs bonds

    Turmoil in the stock market can put investors on edge. After witnessing recent market turbulence, specifically related to equity international markets, investors are aware that stock prices can plunge as easily as they can soar. However, many...

  • What’s in a name?

    What’s in a name?

    The expression in the title of this week’s contribution comes from Shakespeare’s play Romeo and Juliet, the tragic love story of the two young lovers from Verona. Given that they come from two warring families, Juliet tells her Romeo that it does...

  • Melita supports EY Rising Star Award

    Melita supports EY Rising Star Award

    Melita Limited is the main sponsor of the 2019 EY Rising Star Award. This award, part of the annual EY Malta Entrepreneur of the Year Award, recognises an individual who has been in business in Malta for at least two years and is achieving...

  • Stocks under pressure as US-China trade talks begin

    Stock markets were under pressure yesterday as traders anxiously awaited news from high-level US-China trade talks under way in Beijing. European indices, which had gained ground earlier, slipped into the red in the afternoon and Wall Street was...