The Malta Independent 22 January 2018, Monday


End of Christmas cheer

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 09:44 Last update: about 3 days ago

GRTU, the retailers' association, will today give its annual report on the retailing sector especially during the Christmas period. It is an annual exercise which usually ends up with little more...

Malta is the 81st most filmed country in the world

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 09:43 Last update: about 3 days ago

Often the location of a film is a key contributor to its wider success. Even the most iconic on-screen moments can owe as much to where they take place, as to the actors who appear in them. ...

Annual inflation decreases to 1.3%

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 09:41 Last update: about 3 days ago

While Euro area annual inflation was 1.4% in December 2017, down from 1.5% in November, the annual inflation registered in Malta decreased to 1.3%. In December 2016, the Euro area rate was 1.1%....

The local business community’s perception of postal services

Tuesday, 16 January 2018, 10:12 Last update: about 5 days ago

The Malta Communications Authority  last week published the results of its latest business perception survey. The survey was carried out using a sample of 394 respondents which is representative...

The week ahead

Monday, 15 January 2018, 12:16 Last update: about 6 days ago

The first two weeks of 2018 have been overloaded with records. The Dow Jones Industrial Average has climbed 4.4% and the S&P 500 has rallied 4.2% through Friday for their best start to the year...

Eurozone inflation falls despite thriving economy

Friday, 5 January 2018, 13:07 Last update: about 16 days ago Associated Press

Inflation across the 19-country eurozone remains stubbornly low even though the economic recovery across the single currency bloc appears to be gaining more and more momentum. At first glance,...

Reforms should be handled better than this

Thursday, 4 January 2018, 12:03 Last update: about 17 days ago

Over the past month a reform was brought in, initially with the least publicity, but it now has turned out to be a quite controversial reform that could have negative impact on business in...

Consumption in Malta below EU average

Thursday, 4 January 2018, 10:19 Last update: about 17 days ago

Actual Individual Consumption is a measure of material welfare of households. Across the Member States in 2016, AIC per capita expressed in Purchasing Power Standards varied from 53% of the European...

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