Central Bank of Malta holds its annual Forum for Financial Stability

December 7, 2023
by Anthea Cachia

The forum was chaired by Chief Officer of Financial Stability and Statistics Alan Cassar

Easing of bond market issuance as yields rise

December 7, 2023
by BN Writer

While the local bond market has registered strong growth since 2019, there is a clear opportunity to accelerate this growth

0% green loans fully used up as demand for electric cars sucks funds dry

December 6, 2023
by Robert Fenech

The Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Malta Fund, used by banks to offer 0% green loans, has been fully utilised

Initial predictions for 2024

November 30, 2023
by BN Writer

While the outlook is unclear, indications show the threat of inflation is passing quicker than central banks suggest

Local 2% inflation target delayed due to Malta’s subsidy policy, low domestic bank interest rates

November 28, 2023
by Helena Grech

It would be a mistake to assume that ECB rate cuts are imminent, says Governor Edward Scicluna

An Expert Explains: Tax rebates on personal pension plans

November 24, 2023
by BN Writer

Pensions expert Claire Falzon explains

Over half of Maltese investors have ‘negative feelings’ towards local investment market – survey

November 23, 2023
by Robert Fenech

Data emerges from a survey conducted by Marketing Advisory Services

Market round-up: October to Early November 2023

November 15, 2023
by BN Writer

The onset of November offered some much welcome respite from the sell-off of global equities which continued into October

SMEs to benefit from new €30 million credit facility to finance green investments

November 15, 2023
by BN Writer

Additionally, MDB signed a separate agreement to benefit from EIB’s advisory services

‘Banks can and should act as a catalyst to a sustainable environment and economy’ – MFSA conference

November 10, 2023
by BN Writer

Francois-Louis Michaud, Executive Director of the EBA argued that regulators have devised tools and enhancements to facilitate transition

BOV issues warning on dangerous texts sent on the same threads as legitimate messages

November 9, 2023
by Anthea Cachia

APS also issued a similar warning about such scams

Greatest Budget 2024 reassurance is that energy subsidies will remain as long as necessary – SME Chamber

October 30, 2023
by Helena Grech

‘Another important topic was the plan to renew the economy by attracting growth from high-end sectors’

Budget 2024 is ‘clear on social objectives, vague on wealth creation’ – The Malta Chamber

October 30, 2023
by Helena Grech

‘Little clarity in the budget on how government is going to improve the productive capacity of our economy’

Government looking to create a specialised Commercial Court, along with a dedicated Judge

October 30, 2023
by Helena Grech

Members of the judiciary have raised the alarm over a serious staff shortage within Malta’s courts

Electric vehicle grant extended in 2024, ‘financial assistance’ for first-time buyers of ekick scooters

October 30, 2023
by Helena Grech

Electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles with a range of 50km or more will remain exempt from registration tax