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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

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  • Change of Control Clause

    Full Story | - Financial Analyst | 31st October 2018
    In a recently approved corporate admission document on the Prospects MTF, a “Change of Control” clause was included as part of the offering; a first in the local corporate bond market. This is commensurate with .
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  • An introduction to bond investments

    Full Story | - Financial Analyst | 24th October 2018
    A bond, put simply, is a loan taken out by companies which is financed by the general public. It is classified as a fixed income investment, which enables companies to borrow funds for a defined .
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  • An update on the Turkish crisis

    Full Story | - Financial Analyst | 3rd October 2018
    Turkey’s inflation rate soared to almost 25 per cent in September according to the Turkish Statistical Institute as the impact of a recent currency crisis has led to a boom in prices across the economy. .
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  • Is diversification enough?

    Full Story | - Financial Analyst | 26th September 2018
    It is almost a given that should you approach your investment advisor for some financial advice, at some point in the conversation the word “diversification” will crop up. It is indeed good and standard practice .
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  • US-China trade war steps up a notch

    Full Story | - Financial Analyst | 19th September 2018
    Following Donald Trump’s newest round of tariffs on Chinese imports, whereby the US has imposed duties on more than half of all Chinese imports, Beijing retaliated by slapping new tariffs on $60bn worth of American .
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  • Apple to hold key event today

    Full Story | - Financial Analyst | 12th September 2018
    Apple Inc. is set to hold its’ next big event today at 16:00 CET. It’s no secret that Apple Inc. is one of the most, if not the most followed company across the globe, making .
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  • Profiling Bond Risk (1)

    Full Story | - Financial Analyst | 18th July 2018
    The bond section of an investors’ global portfolio is typically considered to be the safest asset class, which is why investment advisors typically include them in order to preserve the wealth of their clients. Bonds .
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  • To hedge or not to hedge?

    Full Story | - Financial Analyst | 20th June 2018
    2018 has been characterised by a number of political and economic risks which have impacted capital markets negatively. From the threat of trade wars, to divided European governments, to shifting economic policy by central banks; .