Last Updated 18 | 12 | 2014 at 16:15

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Air Malta is celebrating 25 years of operations to Austria’s capital, Vienna. The Maltese airline celebrated this anniversary jointly with Vienna Airport during a Maltese night event held at the...Read More >>

  • INGLOT goes Iconic

    Date: Thu, 18/12/2014 - 15:55

    As INGLOT reaches new frontiers, it launched its exclusive Christmas look for 2014, intentionally named ‘Iconic’ inspired by the glamour feeling these festivities bring along. The popular campaign, features lavish eyelashes and plum coloured lips and is the result of...
  • Spectacular rally in US markets, Europe to follow

    Date: Thu, 18/12/2014 - 12:04

    Markets yesterday were eagerly awaiting news from the US Federal Reserve signaling a change in its interest rate policy. Fed Chairwomen Janet Yellen said that a rate increase is possible at every meeting, although she did not foresee a rate increase ‘at least in the...
  • HSBC’s Malta Trade for Growth €50m fund fully utilised

    Date: Thu, 18/12/2014 - 07:37

    A €50 million fund launched by HSBC Bank Malta in December 2013 to spur business growth in Malta has been fully utilised, less than a year after funding became available. HSBC unveiled its ‘Malta Trade for Growth’ (MTFG) initiative to help investors, traders and...
  • European Stocks Rally; European Stocks trade Higher

    Date: Wed, 17/12/2014 - 10:46

    Market swings are expected to persist in the following weeks after yesterday’s mixed trading saw European indices rise significantly yesterday after a difficult seven day selloff.  The closely followed EuroStoxx 50 recuperated 2.25% through yesterday’s trading session...
  • Lufthansa to offer new helicopter service from Munich

    Date: Tue, 16/12/2014 - 16:10

    Lufthansa customers will be able to reach the ski slopes even faster this winter. A new helicopter service from Munich will commence on 1 January 2015. Lufthansa’s hub in southern Germany is the perfect departure point to reach the nearby ski resorts as quickly as...
  • Data laden day as Russia raises rate to 17.0%

    Date: Tue, 16/12/2014 - 16:02

    Uncharacteristically for this time of year, when markets usually tend to smoothen up and lighten up in terms of activity, volatility is creeping upwards once again, all for the wrong reasons, as, throughout the end of last week, equities lost ground, eurozone spreads...
  • HSBC Water Programme songs set for international debut

    Date: Mon, 15/12/2014 - 13:57

    Embodying the message of conservation, HSBC Malta Water Programme has launched two special songs that are set to make an international debut wherever HSBC Group’s Water Programme is active in global communities. Entitled ‘Water Life’ and ‘Catch the Drop’, the songs are...
  • Enjoy Free Wi-Fi in the sky on Emirates A380s

    Date: Mon, 15/12/2014 - 11:59

    Over 200,000 passengers have used Emirates’ free onboard Wi-Fi since October this year, taking advantage of the airline’s service to connect with family, friends or colleagues when they fly. On most Emirates A380s passengers can access 10MBs of free data, enough to...
  • Timing an entry back into the markets

    Date: Mon, 15/12/2014 - 11:02

    The headlines say that markets are trading lower due to a continued decline in the price of oil which is leading to concerns that global growth is slowing down. However, I believe it is more a result of a market which was overbought short term and lead to a profit...
  • Historic Apple 1 computer sold at auction

    Date: Mon, 15/12/2014 - 07:00

    A fully operational Apple 1 computer, possibly one of the 50 believed to be still in existence has been sold at auction for $365,000. It is the only machine known to have been personally sold by Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, from a garage in California in 1976. Despite...