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Simon Psaila

Financial Analyst

Simon Psaila is a Financial Analyst at Calamatta Cuschieri Investment Services Ltd.

Simon graduated with Honours in Banking and Finance from the University of Malta in 2011. He joined the firm in July of 2012 and manages the trading of local bonds and equities on the Malta Stock Exchange, as well as the execution of international bonds and equities. Simon also forms part of the research team at Calamatta Cuschieri Co. Ltd, which actively provides updates and insights on market developments for the advisors at the firm as well as its clients.

Simon is currently a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Level II candidate.

My Blog Posts

  • Banks
  • Banks are back

    Full Story | - Financial Analyst | 11th January 2021
    Central banks are expected to spend 2021 enforcing their ultra-easy monetary policies, despite the expected pick-up in economic activity around the globe, away from last year’s coronavirus-inflicted recession. Governments worldwide are also expected to sustain .
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  • Current market themes

    Full Story | - Financial Analyst | 4th January 2021
    The New Year has started on the same foot that it ended, with animal spirits pushing markets to record levels. Sentiment has been supported by the passage of fresh Covid-19 relief in the US, as .
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  • New strain, new pain

    Full Story | - Financial Analyst | 21st December 2020
    The year 2020 has been a remarkable one to say the least, with the global spread of the Covid-19 virus being the limelight. Just as the world was getting confident that the worst is behind .
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  • Banks to resume restricted dividend payments

    Full Story | - Financial Analyst | 14th December 2020
    Reports are emerging indicating that Europe’s top financial regulators are in the final stages of allowing the region’s strongest banks to restart dividend payments within strict limits. The European Central Bank’s supervisory board allegedly plans .
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  • OPEC+ Meeting review

    Full Story | - Financial Analyst | 7th December 2020
    After a few days of wrangling and intense diplomacy, OPEC+ reached a consensus decision last Thursday about its near-term policy. Undoubtedly, negotiations were tough given that countries highly dependent on oil revenues to balance their .
  • Brexit
  • Heading into December

    Full Story | - Financial Analyst | 30th November 2020
    As we head into December and the Christmas season this week, there are still a number of important market highlights to look out for. Data releases include the US jobs report and the November PMIs, .
  • Pfizer
  • Market Recap

    Full Story | - Financial Analyst | 23rd November 2020
    The most important events of the last two weeks have undoubtedly been the Pfizer/ BioNTech and Moderna vaccine news. Earlier this morning, AstraZeneca/Oxford also released the results of their trials, with a significant success rate .
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  • The long game

    Full Story | - Financial Analyst | 16th November 2020
    It feels like yesterday that back in March, as news flowed about a serious “flu-like” virus that was spreading in China that I jumped in on a conference call with an epidemiologist who was closely .
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  • An Outlook on China

    Full Story | - Financial Analyst | 9th November 2020
    The COVID-19 pandemic has dominated the macro economy across the globe in 2020; however, China’s experience has diverged significantly from the rest of the world. Adding fuel to conspiracy theories is the fact that on .
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  • Market Performance Review for October

    Full Story | - Financial Analyst | 2nd November 2020
    October saw a sharp decline in risk sentiment across financial markets from the post-Covid highs of late summer, as case counts are rising to new highs across Europe and the US. Market performance remains inextricably .