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  • DHL and Bayern Munich with new partnership

    Date: Tue, 02/09/2014 - 15:19

    DHL is now an official platinum partner and the new international logistics and eCommerce full-service partner of FC Bayern Munich. The six-year agreement, running until 2020, was announced on last week at the Allianz Arena in Munich. As logistics partner, DHL has been...
  • Weak Macro Data Adds to Hopes For New ECB Measures

    Date: Tue, 02/09/2014 - 09:37

    With the conflict in Ukraine failing to abate and media reporting that a new round of sanctions might be imminent, markets only found some alleviation in a new bout of economic data that could make a case for more monetary stimuli in Europe.
  • GreenPak hits the ground running for Swieqi

    Date: Mon, 01/09/2014 - 16:43

    GreenPak Cooperative Society Limited came to the rescue of the community in Swieqi after the Local Council’s unanimous decision to join Malta’s largest recycling scheme prompted the previous service provider to abandon the residents and not provide the waste collection...
  • GO employees volunteer at Mount Carmel Hospital

    Date: Mon, 01/09/2014 - 11:26

    Spurred on by enthusiasm of the GO Cares team, GO employees joined up to undertake voluntary work at Mount Carmel Hospital. Dedicating time and personal effort, they helped renovate the living, dining and visitors’ rooms of the Male Rehabilitation Ward, and helped out...
  • MSN Messenger to end after 15 years

    Date: Sat, 30/08/2014 - 15:05

    Microsoft's Windows Live Messenger will officially be switched off in China in October, marking an end of an era and the 15-year-old service. Originally known as MSN Messenger, it was launched in 1999 to be subsequently switched off for most users in 2013 after...
  • Music streams are up and downloads are down. Why is that a surprise?

    Date: Sat, 30/08/2014 - 10:49

    “Streaming music is cannibalising download sales”. A phrase which gets anyone connected with the music industry hot under the collar. This technological shift causing a lot of panicked flapping about, however it really shouldn’t be this much of a shock. The transition...
  • Eurozone in crisis as inflation slips to five year low

    Date: Sat, 30/08/2014 - 09:46

    Eurozone inflation fell to its lowest level since November 2009 this August, as analysts warn that price growth in the currency bloc is “worryingly low”. Prices grew at just 0.3pc in the year to August, down 0.1 percentage point from July, according to a preliminary...
  • Lufthansa Group raises operating profit for first half-year

    Date: Fri, 29/08/2014 - 14:26

    Improved cost structures and lower depreciation help increase operating profit by EUR 41 million to EUR 114 million / competitive pressures on fares, devaluation of the Venezuelan bolivar and pilots’ strike depress second-quarter results / Lufthansa Group to slow...
  • European markets gain ahead of inflation data

    Date: Fri, 29/08/2014 - 10:26

    Notwithstanding the flurry of economic statistics that came out yesterday, the markets were more focused on the geopolitical events, which at this stage are more unpredictable. The equity markets closed lower after Ukraine said that Russian troops have entered the...
  • Publication of Financial Stability Report 2013

    Date: Thu, 28/08/2014 - 13:53

    The Central Bank of Malta is publishing the sixth edition of its Financial Stability Report, covering the year 2013. The Report covers developments in the Maltese financial system, identifying potential risks and vulnerabilities and evaluating the system’s resilience...