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  • The main risks for 2018

    Full Story | - | 4th January 2018
    (ARTICLE WRITTEN BY ANTOINE BRIFFA)Optimism is a word that is much more at comfort going into 2018 than it ever was in 2017; growth is a constant almost globally, and deflation is off the vocabulary. .
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  • December Global Macro so far

    Full Story | - | 21st December 2017
    (This article was written by Antoine Briffa)US data remains consistent with an ideal solid growth scenario. The non-manufacturing conditions ISM index fell in November and this may be due to hurricane-related distortions, however, in any .
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  • Properties of a Valid Benchmark

    Full Story | - | 18th December 2017
    (ARTICLE WRITTEN BY KRISTIAN CAMENZULI)Different asset classes exhibit different risk and return characteristics. The use of passive benchmarks serves to represent those risk and return characteristics as used in an asset mix study, leading to .
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  • Financial Literacy

    Full Story | - | 20th October 2017
    (ARTICLE WRITTEN BY MARK VELLA, INVESTMENT MANAGER)I have been opining for a number of years that education on finance is becoming ever more critical in this day and age, not only for investment purposes but .
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  • Some positive earnings reports

    Full Story | - | 13th October 2017
    (ARTICLE WRITTEN BY RODRICK DUCA, TRADER)Markets in Europe closed flat to higher on Thursday as investors focused on banks' earnings and digested the latest news on Brexit. Earlier, JPMorgan and Citigroup announced their results for .
  • Quantitative easing in Malta revisited

    Full Story | - | 24th August 2017
    (ARTICLE WRITTEN BY ANTOINE BRIFFA)Back in January 2015 in an article titled ‘Implementation of Quantitative Easing in Malta’ I had forecast the following;“Part of the funds will be redirected into the property market. This may .