The Malta Independent 20 August 2017, Sunday


Markets react to policymakers

Friday, 18 August 2017, 09:31 Last update: about 2 days ago

European stocks broke a three-day winning run Thursday, with bank shares being held back by doubts on further U.S. interest rate hikes before the end of the year, while the euro came under further...

Markets heave sigh of relief

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 10:30 Last update: about 3 days ago

Global markets were higher on Wednesday as geopolitical tensions regarding North Korea eased, and as investors tracked a muted performance overnight on Wall Street.  European markets were in...

Relieved investors return to markets

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 11:02 Last update: about 4 days ago

U.S. stocks edged higher on Tuesday, with major indexes heading for a third straight gain, as tensions between the U.S. and North Korea appeared to recede after Kim Jong-un pulled back on his threat...

This week - upcoming events

Monday, 14 August 2017, 11:55 Last update: about 6 days ago

After a week that was dominated by geopolitical fears, with Donald Trump stating that military solutions are “locked and loaded” should North Korea “act unwisely”, there will...

Cautious global markets

Friday, 11 August 2017, 10:14 Last update: about 9 days ago

U.S. stocks fell the most in six weeks on Thursday and the CBOE Volatility Index reached its highest since May as American allies warned North Korea against firing missiles toward Guam. Safe haven...

The clash of the nations

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 09:52 Last update: about 10 days ago

The grave mutual threats between the governments of the United States and North Korea, led a selloff in major continental markets in Europe.  These Geopolitical tensions splashed cold water on...

Malta could face infringement procedure

Thursday, 10 August 2017, 09:19 Last update: about 10 days ago

The European Commission has sent a letter to the Maltese government asking why it failed to transpose the fourth anti-money laundering directive into law, which is aimed at making it harder for...

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