The recent assassination of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani increased tensions worldwide. When such occurrence take place, investors usually steer their portfolio to more traditional safe-haven assets such as the Swiss Franc or gold.
Best wishes and a happy new year to all who support the ESV! Hopefully everyone had left some place for the necessary ‘oliebollen’, apple fritters and champagne after Christmas.
The time has almost come, 2020 is in sight. Before we start the new year, I look back on a great 2019. In the first half of the year I was still in Nijmegen and I had the opportunity to attend many ESV activities.
Where last year Christmas and New Year were all about ‘finally back home’ after six months in the beautiful Budapest, this year it was finally a moment of rest in the bustle of the Master Accounting & Control that I started with in September.
Last year was wonderful, but went by really fast. In the year 2019 I graduated from high school, went on cool vacation trips, met a lot of new people and started my student life in the beautiful city of Nijmegen.
The first official day of the Christmas break has arrived! Everyone is getting ready to open all those Christmas gifts, spend some well deserved time with friends and family and gain half your bodyweight during the Christmas dinner.
Since last Friday, stock exchanges all over the world have been booming. For example, the Dutch, German and French stock exchange indexes all increased with about 1 per cent. The UK index even reached a 1,9 per cent increase.
The judge has determined that Picnic, an online supermarket, does not have to treat their employees in the same way as other supermarkets do. Picnic is an online supermarket that only deliver their groceries.
For most of you it probably did not went by unnoticed. Last Friday and the days surround it, there was a rush for the best shopping deals at retail and web shops. Black Friday with its crazy discounts was reigning in the country again.