TOP NEWS | Wednesday, 01 April 2009

Moody’s warns of added credit risks for Maltese banks

Charlot Zahra

In its Banking System Rating (BSR) outlook on Malta, international credit rating agency Moody’s has rated the credit outlook for the Maltese banking system during the next 12 to 18 months as “negative”. >>

Euro zone interest rates to drop to a new all-time low of 1 per cent

GlobalCapital announces preliminary financial results for 2008

Vodafone denies allegations in distributed leaflets

Gas, petrol prices rise today

Employers mum on energy tariffs reduction

To VAT or not to VAT

An (Un) Expected Result

Sensitivity in the national interest

FIMBANK sponsors National Campaign for the collection of used batteries

Gozo hosts lace international conference

SmartCity Malta presented to Malta’s Honorary Consuls

Volksbank signs sponsorship agreement

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Summer of horrors expected
Infrastructure Minister Austin Gatt has yesterday announced his intentions not to allow any lower electricity rates for bars and restaurants, and this in spite of Enemalta’s fuelcost plummeting substantially over the past months. If he were to allow cheaper commercial rates, this would in his view constitute a subsidy. >>

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A lot has been written of late about the need for Malta‘s economic fortunes to improve. Leading economists lament that there must be a solution to this delicate economic dilemma amidst the current recession that is hitting the world. Jobs are the first that feel the drop in economic growth. >>



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