It’s tough for SMEs seeking government contracts
When can we reform the tendering system in order that SMEs have a level playing field?
Markets decline, oil slips with US dollar | Calamatta Cuschieri
European shares finished on the lower side on Wednesday as concerns about the refinancing of troubled Italian bank Monte Dei Paschi di Siena continue, as did US markets...
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...

Markets Roundup… | Calamatta Cuschieri

Markets in Europe mostly ended Monday in the green with Italy being the highlight of the day. 

Markets in Europe mostly ended Monday in the green with...

The week ahead | Calamatta Cuschieri

Monday started with a bang with all eyes on Italy's political landscape. Calamatta Cuschieri lays out what we can expect from the week ahead in global...

Monday started with a bang with all eyes on Italy's...

Mixed feelings | Calamatta Cuschieri

Asian markets got a boost of confidence over the OPEC output deal, bt the mood failed to spill onto European investors

Asian markets got a boost of confidence over the OPEC...

Christmas comes early | Calamatta Cuschieri

News that OPEC had finally agreed to the first oil output cut in eight years...

News that OPEC had finally agreed to the first oil output...

MCAST – A PKF study on vocational training

Both studies exemplified the merits of vocational training while it...

Both studies exemplified the merits of vocational...

Don’t say I didn’t warn you | Calamatta Cuschieri

OPEC countries seemingly unable to come to an agreement, the US powers ahead...

OPEC countries seemingly unable to come to an agreement,...

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