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  • New HSBC director 

    HSBC Bank Malta plc has appointed Michel Cordina as executive director on the board. Mr Cordina, who has been the head of the bank’s commercial business for the past eight years, was also appointed as the bank’s first executive head of business...

  • Trade deficit widens to €342m

    A trade deficit of €341.7 million was recorded in February, according to the National Statistic Office, compared to €190.9 million in the same month last year. Both imports and exports experienced increases of €156.8 million and €6 million,...

  • Banking is all about supporting entrepreneurs in the community

    Banking is all about supporting entrepreneurs in the community

    Supporting entrepreneurs to succeed is at the heart of what banking is about. It’s about partnering with entrepreneurs, identifying their specific needs and developing the right financial products and credit facilities to help them grow their...

  • Auto Sales celebrates 90th anniversary

    Auto Sales celebrates 90th anniversary

    Auto Sales Co. started life when Edward Vincenti Kind began importing an impressive number of products that included cosmetics, ladies’ shoes, household goods, radios and passenger cars. It operated from Republic Street in Valletta and imported...

  • Yogorino to open first store in Valletta 

    Yogorino, the Italian-rooted frozen dessertery, will be opening its first store in Malta. As the weather will get hotter for the summer season, these flavoured frozen yogurts are the right getaway. The store will serve its world-renowned frozen...

  • Early Learning Centre inaugurates new flagship store at Pjazza Tigné

    Early Learning Centre inaugurates new flagship store at Pjazza Tigné

    The new ELC store at Pjazza Tigné has been officially inaugurated. During the colourful celebration children and adults were given the opportunity to sample the wonderful world of ELC toys. Kids loved trying out the toys for themselves, meeting...

  • Going that extra mile

    Going that extra mile

    iGO is Famalco Group’s newest venture into the local ride-hailing market. Its main objective is to provide the consumer with an affordable method of transportation through the use of the latest technology for ease of booking convenience and...

  • Fruitland’s eye on summer fruit

    Fruitland’s eye on summer fruit

    At Fruitland Company Ltd preparations are well under way to ensure that the Maltese market is supplied with an abundance of fresh fruit and vegetables during the hot summer months. Ensuring they are perfectly geared up to supply the island with an...

  • IoD Malta secures global chair for 60th anniversary conference

    IoD Malta secures global chair for 60th anniversary conference

    The Institute of Directors Malta Branch (IoD) will have IoD global chair Charlotte Valeur in Malta for a conference at the Phoenicia on May 16 to celebrate 60 years of the IoD in Malta. This is the first time that IoD’s international chair will...

  • Easter CSR event at Suq tal-Belt

    Is-Suq tal-Belt, in collaboration with Valletta council and St George Preca Primary School Valletta, organised an Easter egg decorating event in which 130 students, aged five to 10, participated. “We at Suq tal-Belt were happy to host this group...

  • Townsquare becomes first Green Partner for Saġġar

    Townsquare becomes first Green Partner for Saġġar

    Following the initial generous donation by philanthropists Gregory and Sam Nasmyth, the Townsquare project in Sliema has become the first official Green Partner for the Saġġar project. Saġġar is the collaboration between the QLZH Foundation and...

  • 19 RE/MAX Malta offices join forces under new umbrella brand RE/MAX Affiliates

    19 RE/MAX Malta offices join forces under new umbrella brand RE/MAX Affiliates

    More than half of all RE/MAX Malta offices across Malta and Gozo recently united under a new brand named RE/MAX Affiliates. This new platform offers over 200 RE/MAX associates working in 19 offices across the islands the opportunity to share...

  • Frank Salt goes green with public gardens maintenance

    Frank Salt goes green with public gardens maintenance

    Four public gardens in Swieqi are providing a much-needed touch of greenery in the town, thanks to the Let’s Go Environmental initiative by Frank Salt Real Estate, in conjunction with Swieqi council. The company is collaborating with the council...

  • GO supports Mcast co-lecturing seminar

    GO supports Mcast  co-lecturing seminar

    GO recently collaborated with Mcast on a co-lecturing seminar for first-year BA Business Enterprise Degree students within the Institute of Business Management and Commerce (IBMC). This seminar was held on the initiative of course lecturer Thomas...

  • Which asset class is wagering in the right direction – US equities or bonds?

    Which asset class is wagering in the right direction – US equities or bonds?

    The US equity markets performed strongly during the first three months of the year, as did most other international indices - some of which posted double-digit gains, and hence recovered most of the losses witnessed during the last quarter of 2018.

  • World stocks push higher as US banks shine

    Stock markets on both sides of the Atlantic pushed higher yesterday after two major US banks reported earnings ahead of analysts’ expectations. A surprise performance by JP Morgan and Wells Fargo boosted the mood of investors who were also happy...

  • Growing EU policy disputes could undermine common currency: French minister

    Growing EU policy disputes could undermine common currency: French minister

    Widening differences over economic policy among euro area countries are "unsustainable" and could undermine the currency union itself, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said Friday. "There isn't enough solidarity in the eurozone," Le Maire...

  • Aurobindo to invest €3 million in oncology laboratory

    Aurobindo to invest €3 million in oncology laboratory

    Pharmaceutical company Aurobindo is to invest €3 million in an oncology laboratory, creating 20 jobs. Worldwide, Aurobindo employs over 20,000 people and has markets in 100 countries, including many European ones, where it has over 9,000 marketing...

  • PG share price climbs to near 16-month high

    PG share price climbs to near 16-month high

    The MSE Equity Price Index resumed its recent downward trend on Friday as it eased by 0.18% to 4,683.618 points. The decline was mostly due to the drops in the share prices of GO, MIA and BOV which, in aggregate, outweighed the gains in PG, Main...

  • China courts eastern Europe, pledging respect of EU standards

    China courts eastern Europe, pledging respect of EU standards

    Chinese Premier Li Keqiang discussed boosting business with leaders from eastern and central Europe in Croatia on Friday, pledging that his country was ready to open up its economy and would respect European Union standards. The coastal city of...