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Malta Stock Exchange Staff Donate 147 Vacation Days to Coronavirus Solidarity Fund
The Board of the Malta Stock Exchange would like to thank all the Exchange staff who have
contributed a total of 147 vacation days, the cash equivalence of over €18,500 to be donated to the
Coronavirus Solidarity Fund, administered by the Treasury. This fund was set up by Government
to assist individuals and business owners suffering from the adverse economic effects of the
Coronavirus COVID-19.
Separately the Chairman of the Malta Stock Exchange Mr. Joseph Portelli, has also donated one
month’s salary to the Fund. Mr Portelli said "I want to thank our team for their generosity, and o
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behalf of the Board and our staff, may I express complete solidarity with our countryman, during
these very challenging and stressful times."
Also on March 24th the Malta Stock Exchange, announced it was extending payment terms and
will be engaging with listed companies to create bespoke payment plans, and is ready to extend
credit as long as is reasonably necessary to assist listed companies experiencing severe liquidity
issues.
Issued by:
Malta Stock Exchange plc
Date:
15 April 2020
e-mail:
communications@borzamalta.com.mt