The Malta Independent 24 February 2017, Friday


Stellar Europe

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 12:02 Last update: about 14 hours ago

European markets marched in positive territory on Wednesday, extending yesterday’s close at a 14-month high. There were plenty of key earnings reports to keep investors happy, while further...

Retail earnings drive risk

Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 12:42 Last update: about 1 day ago

Strong earnings from retail giants such as Wal-Mart, Macy’s and Home Depot pushed US stocks to new record highs Tuesday brought some risk back into markets which started off the weak on a...

A storm brewing?

Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 13:07 Last update: about 2 days ago

With the US on holiday Asian and European stock markets kicked off the week with mixed results in several markets. Financials were quite a drag on most bourses but the main story of the day was...

The week ahead

Monday, 20 February 2017, 11:48 Last update: about 3 days ago

Last week saw several stories capture the headlines – geopolitics took a backseat as Trump’s proposed tax reshuffle boosted markets and corporate news from all major markets took turns at...

Markets pause for breath

Friday, 17 February 2017, 11:59 Last update: about 6 days ago

Markets traded lower for the first time in eight sessions on Thursday, as investors paused for breath after fresh record closes during the previous session. European markets fell slightly, weighed by...

Elmo Insurance Ltd launches new Travel Insurance Policy

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 13:39 Last update: about 7 days ago

Elmo Insurance Ltdupdates its travel insurance products to meet the demands of travelers. The updated travel insurance policy offers two different levels of cover giving access to a simple yet...

Optimism reigns

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 11:56 Last update: about 7 days ago

Global markets enjoyed a day in the green on Wednesday. Stocks in Europe pushed higher for a seventh straight session, with banks leading the gains after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen sparked a...

Don’t look down

Tuesday, 14 February 2017, 09:12 Last update: about 9 days ago

Promises of tax reform and fiscal stimulus propels US stock markets to record highs  Hopes of an expansionary fiscal stance by the US government were strongly rekindled by President Donald...

Is FREXIT next?

Thursday, 9 February 2017, 11:29 Last update: about 14 days ago

The latest of the exit scenarios to spook financial markets is the risk of France leaving the Eurozone. Market are focusing on the possibility that populist Marine Le Pen could become France’s...

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