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The Bank of Valletta Group registered a pre-tax profit of €104.1 million for the financial year ended 30th September 2014, down from €115.8 million registered in the previous year. This was announced...Read More >>

  • Malta to join Hong Kong, Singapore in hosting Economist Gala Dinner series

    Date: Fri, 31/10/2014 - 14:41

    This November, Malta will join international business capitals Singapore, Hong Kong, Athens, and Sydney in hosting The Economist’s World In Gala Dinner Series.
  • Air Malta To Launch Partnership Scheme For Travel Agents

    Date: Fri, 31/10/2014 - 14:30

    Air Malta and the Federated Association of Travel & Tourism Agents (FATTA) have restarted regular meetings and will soon launch a Partnership Scheme for travel agents. FATTA welcomed the scheme proposed by the airline and noted the Air Malta's renewed interest in...
  • RE/MAX Malta wins three of twelve awards at international conference

    Date: Fri, 31/10/2014 - 12:30

    RE/MAX Malta won three of twelve awards at the annual RE/MAX European Conference held at the Conference Centre in Barcelona (CCIB). RE/MAX Professionals, St. Julian’s  and RE/MAX Alliance, Tigne won the first and second prize for transactions by an office, whereas...
  • Bank of Japan lifts markets

    Date: Fri, 31/10/2014 - 10:15

    Less than 24 hours after the Fed took steps commensurate with a rather hawkish view on the state of the economy, the GDP growth came out better than expected showing a growth of 3.5% in the third quarter, versus expectation for a 3.1% advance.  The positive surprise...
  • Jonathan Dalli awarded for business and entrepreneurial achievements at the JCI Outstanding Persons Awards 2014

    Date: Thu, 30/10/2014 - 16:42

    Jonathan Dalli, Founder and Managing Director at the Concept Stadium, was awarded for his Business and Entrepreneurial Accomplishment in the JCI Awards 2014, which took place during a Gala Dinner held on Friday 24th October at The Victoria Hotel in Sliema.
  • FOMC bets on stronger US economy

    Date: Thu, 30/10/2014 - 16:20

    Markets are trading higher this morning after the positive vibe on the US economy from the FOMC meeting which ended yesterday. Federal Reserve officials dismissed recent turmoil in global financial markets, and focused instead on solid employment gains. The Federal...
  • Emirates wins In-Flight Dining Award from Saveur Magazine

    Date: Wed, 29/10/2014 - 13:24

    Emirates, a global connector of people, places and economies,mies, announced that it has won Saveur Magazine’s Culinary Travel Award for Best In-Flight Dining: First Class & Business Class for the second consecutive year.
  • Paragon Software releases New Hard Disk Manager 15 – despite the name, it’s great for SSDs and virtual disks too!

    Date: Wed, 29/10/2014 - 13:11

    Paragon Software Group (PSG), a leader in data protection, backup and disaster recovery, announces the release of Paragon Hard Disk Manager (HDM) 15 Suite and Professional – complete, all-in-one data management solutions for Windows PC users working in physical or...
  • Markets gain ahead of the Federal Reserve two-day policy meeting

    Date: Wed, 29/10/2014 - 10:47

    European shares rose on Tuesday, reversing the previous session's dip as better-than-expected results from a number of blue-chips including pharma group Novartis and bank UBS helped lift sentiment. Gains in Europe were spurred by the German DAX, up 1.9 percent, and...
  • Meet Poppy, the open-source, 3D-printed robot set to inspire innovation in classrooms

    Date: Tue, 28/10/2014 - 16:56

    Meet Poppy, the first completely open-source, 3D printed, humanoid robot (@poppy_project). Poppy is a robot that anybody can build and program. That means it's not just a tool for scientists and engineers: the team of developers aims to make it part of vocational...