Monthly Archives:  February 2019

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  • Apple and Goldman Sachs launching a credit card

    Full Story | 22nd February 2019
    The Maltese market closed in the red, with MSE Equity Total Return Index ending the session 0.414% lower, to 8,943.332 points. Top gainer was Malita Investments plc followed by Plaza Centres plc, adding 1.1% and .
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  • Buybacks and Fed minutes drive markets

    Full Story | 21st February 2019
    US markets closed higher on Wednesday following the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve’s January meeting, which showed the policy-setting committee was split on the path for interest rates. The Dow Jones Industrial Average .
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  • HSBC disappoints while Walmart beats

    Full Story | 20th February 2019
    European stocks were down on Tuesday, as investors responded poorly to earnings from HSBC and BHP Group while trade negotiations between the U.S. and China continue in Washington. The European Stoxx 600 lost 0.4% to .
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  • U.S. Trade deficit and Venezuelan Oil

    Full Story | 7th February 2019
    The U.S. trading edged lower as investors digested Donald Trump’s second State of the Union address. Investors’ were, among other things, looking at the chances of another government shutdown happening. The major indices did not .
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  • Market summary and Week Ahead

    Full Story | 4th February 2019
    European MarketsData released on Friday shows that the Eurozone inflation is slowing decreasing the ECB’s appetite to remove stimulus. European stocks closed marginally higher on Friday with most sectors in the green. Following a stellar .
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  • Important progress with the trade war

    Full Story | 1st February 2019
    Europe’s major markets struggled for gains on Thursday, as investors weighed up fresh data showing weakness in the single-zone economy and enthusiasm faded over the U.S. Federal Reserve’s indication that it may be finished with .