Maltese banks ‘significantly more exposed’ to climate change risks – European Central Bank

September 23, 2021
by Robert Fenech

The ECB’s first climate stress test argues that an earlier shift to green energy pays off in the long run

European Central Bank to slow down emergency bond buying programme as it postpones key decision

September 10, 2021
by Robert Fenech

Scene is set for a contentious December meeting

Malta’s banks to enjoy ‘more level playing field’ after Basel III reforms, says Central Bank governor

September 9, 2021
by Robert Fenech

'All Maltese banks use the standardised model, so transition costs will be low'

Central banks of 20 member states, including Malta, sound warning to EU Commission

September 7, 2021
by Robert Fenech

‘Implementation should adhere to both the letter and the spirit of the Basel III agreement’

In 2019, just under 5,000 workers across EU banks were each paid over €1 million

August 23, 2021
by Helena Grech

The European Banking Authority found that the number of high earners in EU banks remained stable in 2019

Almost 650 local businesses benefitted from ‘over half a billion euro in loans’ by MDB

August 4, 2021
by BN Writer

Micro, small or medium-sized enterprises represent 91 per cent of all businesses assisted

ECB stress test shows euro banking system ‘resilient under challenging macroeconomic scenario’

August 2, 2021
by BN Writer

With no failing or passing grade, the stress test forms part of the ECB’s ongoing supervisory dialogue

Significant prolonging of Malta’s greylisting could have ‘important longer-term’ impacts on BOV

July 29, 2021
by Helena Grech

BOV’s international trading partners ‘factored in eventuality’ of Malta being greylisted

Bank dividends back on the table from last quarter of 2021

July 27, 2021
by Robert Fenech

The European Central Bank has decided not to extend its 'no dividend' recommendation beyond September

Redrawing the battle lines: how the ECB is adapting to a decade of low inflation

July 15, 2021
by Robert Fenech

The European Central Bank’s first strategy review in 18 years sees minor but important changes

European Central Bank launches digital euro project

July 14, 2021
by Robert Fenech

Architectures tested for the project are environmentally friendly, using much less energy than cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin

Despite decrease in operating income, banks remained resilient in 2020, finds latest Financial Stability Report

July 13, 2021
by Robert Fenech

The report says local banks’ strong capital and liquidity positions and prudent business models helped Malta weather the pandemic

New rules on cheques see introduction of €20 minimum amount, €200 fines

July 7, 2021
by Robert Fenech

The Malta Bankers’ Association believes the ‘positive development’ will ‘irrevocably change the nation's payments landscape’

‘We can’t afford to get it wrong’ – Edward Scicluna on the green and digital transition

July 2, 2021
by Robert Fenech

The Central Bank Governor described the current shift as ‘a momentous instance in history’

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

Maltese banks ‘significantly more exposed’ to climate change risks – European Central Bank

September 23, 2021
by Robert Fenech

The ECB’s first climate stress test argues that an earlier shift to green energy pays off in the long run

European Central Bank to slow down emergency bond buying programme as it postpones key decision

September 10, 2021
by Robert Fenech

Scene is set for a contentious December meeting

Malta’s banks to enjoy ‘more level playing field’ after Basel III reforms, says Central Bank governor

September 9, 2021
by Robert Fenech

'All Maltese banks use the standardised model, so transition costs will be low'

Central banks of 20 member states, including Malta, sound warning to EU Commission

September 7, 2021
by Robert Fenech

‘Implementation should adhere to both the letter and the spirit of the Basel III agreement’

In 2019, just under 5,000 workers across EU banks were each paid over €1 million

August 23, 2021
by Helena Grech

The European Banking Authority found that the number of high earners in EU banks remained stable in 2019

Almost 650 local businesses benefitted from ‘over half a billion euro in loans’ by MDB

August 4, 2021
by BN Writer

Micro, small or medium-sized enterprises represent 91 per cent of all businesses assisted

ECB stress test shows euro banking system ‘resilient under challenging macroeconomic scenario’

August 2, 2021
by BN Writer

With no failing or passing grade, the stress test forms part of the ECB’s ongoing supervisory dialogue

Significant prolonging of Malta’s greylisting could have ‘important longer-term’ impacts on BOV

July 29, 2021
by Helena Grech

BOV’s international trading partners ‘factored in eventuality’ of Malta being greylisted

Bank dividends back on the table from last quarter of 2021

July 27, 2021
by Robert Fenech

The European Central Bank has decided not to extend its 'no dividend' recommendation beyond September

Redrawing the battle lines: how the ECB is adapting to a decade of low inflation

July 15, 2021
by Robert Fenech

The European Central Bank’s first strategy review in 18 years sees minor but important changes

European Central Bank launches digital euro project

July 14, 2021
by Robert Fenech

Architectures tested for the project are environmentally friendly, using much less energy than cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin

Despite decrease in operating income, banks remained resilient in 2020, finds latest Financial Stability Report

July 13, 2021
by Robert Fenech

The report says local banks’ strong capital and liquidity positions and prudent business models helped Malta weather the pandemic

New rules on cheques see introduction of €20 minimum amount, €200 fines

July 7, 2021
by Robert Fenech

The Malta Bankers’ Association believes the ‘positive development’ will ‘irrevocably change the nation's payments landscape’

‘We can’t afford to get it wrong’ – Edward Scicluna on the green and digital transition

July 2, 2021
by Robert Fenech

The Central Bank Governor described the current shift as ‘a momentous instance in history’

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