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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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  • Where do GO plc shareholders go from here?

    Full Story | - Financial Analyst | 23rd October 2019
    Our research team at Calamatta Cuschieri has recently updated its investment stance on GO plc shares (“GO”), downgrading it to a Hold from the previous Buy stance, with a 52-week target price of €4.43. As .
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  • Why Credit Ratings Matter

    Full Story | - Financial Analyst | 24th July 2019
    On 19th July 2019, Moody’s upgraded Malta’s long-term issuer rating to A2 from A3, while concurrently moderating the outlook from positive to stable. The quoted key drivers for the upgrade included the improvement of Malta’s .
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  • Investing in Intellectual Property

    Full Story | - Financial Analyst | 3rd July 2019
    Intellectual property (IP) is an intangible and valuable creation of the mind that is investable. Investors have long recognised the worth and importance of intellectual capital as a driver of firm value. For example, the .
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  • Portfolio Management in a local context

    Full Story | - Financial Analyst | 19th June 2019
    In the portfolio management space, there are essentially two schools of thought. The first is the belief that markets are inherently inefficient in translating new information into market prices. In doing so, savvy investors can .
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  • Trump is at it again

    Full Story | - Financial Analyst | 8th May 2019
    Financial markets in 2018 were notoriously characterised by threats of trade wars which had a significant impact on the performance of the equity markets.After making significant progress on that front, markets reacted very positively, helped .
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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 .