Back to work | Calamatta Cuschieri
Today marks the first full day of trading around the globe as major markets return from post-New Year and bank holidays
New Year 2017 – With a Barrage of Economic Data
Life slowly returns to normal after the lull between Christmas and New Year but the upcoming week is set to be a holiday-shortened one
2017 – a time for reflection and reform

It is not too much to expect that Malta, becoming the next president of the EU,...

It is not too much to expect that Malta, becoming the next...

Farewell, 2016 | Calamatta Cuschieri

12 months of market turbulence are about to draw to a close, but will 2017 be any better?

12 months of market turbulence are about to draw to a...

Markets search for direction | Calamatta Cuschieri

Global stocks struggled for direction during Wednesday’s trading session,...

Global stocks struggled for direction during...

A quiet festive day, except for the world’s oldest bank | Calamatta Cuschieri

The European Central Bank expresses fresh concerns on the future of the Italian Bank Monte Dei Paschi Di Siena which is is expecting a bailout offer by the...

The European Central Bank expresses fresh concerns on the...

It’s tough for SMEs seeking government contracts

When can we reform the tendering system in order that SMEs have a level playing...

When can we reform the tendering system in order that SMEs...

Markets decline, oil slips with US dollar | Calamatta Cuschieri

European shares finished on the lower side on Wednesday as concerns about the...

European shares finished on the lower side on Wednesday as...

Inviting economists to a Xmas roast turkey dinner

Economists gorging food at our hypothetical dinner table certainly do concur...

Economists gorging food at our hypothetical dinner table...

Financials lead markets higher | Calamatta Cuschieri

European markets clawed out of the red as financials led the way with gains

European markets clawed out of the red as financials led...

Year-end lull rocked by attacks | Calamatta Cuschieri

Markets seem to be displaying their usual choppy end-of-year behaviour, and the...

Markets seem to be displaying their usual choppy...

Surge in US dollar on FED Path, financials lead | Calamatta Cuschieri

US markets extended their opening gains as the market digested the...

US markets extended their opening gains as the market...

Fed day | Calamatta Cuschieri

Caution infiltrated global markets on Wednesday as investors focused on the upcoming rate decision by the US Federal Reserve

Caution infiltrated global markets on Wednesday as...

Common corporate tax – skirting the poisoned chalice

Following tax scandals the European Commission plans to introduce the once...

Following tax scandals the European Commission plans...

Central Bank week... with a side of BMPS | Calamatta Cuschieri

With four central banks meetings and a no-longer-back-burner Italian banks...

With four central banks meetings and a...

Lower for longer | Calamatta Cuschieri

Please don’t call it a taper – ECB reduces pace of monthly bond purchases but keeps program open-ended

Please don’t call it a taper – ECB reduces pace...

SMEs – cut bureaucracy and expect better wages

Certainly something must give since without a living wage people cannot survive...

Certainly something must give since without a living wage...

Brexit and the Pound | Calamatta Cuschieri

Many are hoping to avoid a so-called 'hard' Brexit - Calamatta...

Many are hoping to avoid a so-called 'hard' Brexit...

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