Financial services practitioners join growing chorus of Maltese calling for fair FATF assessment

June 22, 2021
by Robert Fenech

‘The IFSP expects the demonstrable improvements made to form the basis for any decisions taken by the FATF’

Price of Government stock for retail and wholesale investors announced

June 22, 2021
by Robert Fenech

The two stock options mature in 2026 or 2051

MFSA Financial Crime Compliance Head toasts improvements in AML/CFT control framework

June 21, 2021
by Solomon Cefai

AML/CFT full-scope examination capacity increased from 25 in 2019 to 81 in 2020

Barclays to repay millions to victims of Malta high interest time-share

June 21, 2021
by Robert Fenech

Victims saw their credit rating destroyed as they paid exorbitant interest rates

Malta financial services sector value-added surmounts €1 billion in 2020 as MFSA reports €975k in fines

June 16, 2021
by Solomon Cefai

Supervisory inspections totalled 419 in the year, marking an 84% increase from 2019

MFSA invites finance and tech stakeholders to submit feedback for EU rules on digital finance

June 14, 2021
by Robert Fenech

EU Digital Finance Strategy aims to protect consumers, safeguard financial stability, and ensure level playing field for digital finance developments

Plan for global corporate tax rate unlikely to affect Malta ‘for now’, say economists

June 12, 2021
by Robert Fenech

‘When you lose tax sovereignty, you lose an important lever with which to govern’

COVID-19 fiscal measures estimated to account for nearly half GDP growth in 2021

June 11, 2021
by Robert Fenech

The Central Bank’s outlook for the Maltese economy for 2021-2023 details several uncertainties that could affect the economy

Malta Development Bank ‘shifting gears’ to become EU funding partner

June 11, 2021
by Robert Fenech

Chairman Prof. Josef Bonnici explains how the MDB is adapting to aid in Malta's economic transformation

‘New online tech makes buying crypto and stocks very easy, but that doesn’t mean you’re investing’

June 5, 2021
by Robert Fenech

Crypto and online trading platforms democratise investment, but at what cost?

Malta’s foreign-owned Government debt almost doubles in three years

June 1, 2021
by Robert Fenech

Almost a fifth of Government debt is owned by external agents

Banking sector must support innovation, not shore up inefficiencies, says BOV’s Chief Business Banking Officer

May 28, 2021
by Robert Fenech

‘We are working hard to understand the situation on the ground to present better banking solutions’

By April 2021, Government registered a deficit of €614 million, GDP down by 0.5%

May 28, 2021
by Helena Grech

Both recurrent revenue and expenditure were found to be on the rise

WATCH: ‘Moneyval reform will continue to be strengthened in the coming weeks, months & years’

May 27, 2021
by Helena Grech

Finance Minister Clyde Caruana breaks his silence on Malta’s positive Moneyval assessment

HSBC announces plans to exit US retail banking sector

May 27, 2021
by Helena Grech

It is refocusing efforts in Asia