TOP NEWS | Wednesday, 04 November 2009

Middlesea Insurance plc planning rights issue

Karl Stagno-Navarra

Middlesea Insurance plc has announced it is planning a ‘rights issue’ as it called an extraordinary general meeting on November 20, in a bid to increase its authorised and issued share capital. >>

Government to announce aid-package for SME’s

Moody’s withdraws BOV ratings

CBM issues Directive 1 of Payments Directive

Commission strengthens financial supervision in Europe

Launch of Mizzi Organisation Finance plc €25 million 6.2 per cent Bonds 2016–2019

BOV Expanding Range of ATMs

Government scraps bids for Malta Super Yacht Facility

Building long term futures for quality destinations

The deficit analysed

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