The Malta Independent 20 February 2017, Monday


The week ahead

Monday, 20 February 2017, 11:48 Last update: about 10 hours ago

Last week saw several stories capture the headlines – geopolitics took a backseat as Trump’s proposed tax reshuffle boosted markets and corporate news from all major markets took turns at...

Fitch gives positive outlook, affirms Malta’s rating

Saturday, 18 February 2017, 08:47 Last update: about 2 days ago

Fitch Ratings affirmed Malta's long-term foreign and local currency issuer default ratings (IDR) at 'A' with a positive outlook. The issue ratings on Malta's senior unsecured foreign and local...

BOV awards €500 each to ten cardholders

Friday, 17 February 2017, 18:30 Last update: about 3 days ago

The ten BOV card holders who took home a voucher of EUR500 each were announced during a brief presentation at BOV Centre in Santa Venera. They were addressed by Ivo Camilleri, Executive Electronic...

Markets pause for breath

Friday, 17 February 2017, 11:59 Last update: about 3 days ago

Markets traded lower for the first time in eight sessions on Thursday, as investors paused for breath after fresh record closes during the previous session. European markets fell slightly, weighed by...

Elmo Insurance Ltd launches new Travel Insurance Policy

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 13:39 Last update: about 4 days ago

Elmo Insurance Ltdupdates its travel insurance products to meet the demands of travelers. The updated travel insurance policy offers two different levels of cover giving access to a simple yet...

Optimism reigns

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 11:56 Last update: about 4 days ago

Global markets enjoyed a day in the green on Wednesday. Stocks in Europe pushed higher for a seventh straight session, with banks leading the gains after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen sparked a...

The makings of a property bubble

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 09:52 Last update: about 4 days ago

Beyond the statistics regarding the construction sector, construction in Malta carries a far higher multiplier effect when one considers the host of secondary employment it offers not just to builders...

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