Bitcoin has been on a rollercoaster this year – again. Other new cryptocurrencies such as Dogecoin have made their debut, with mixed results. This asset class is a swamp. But investors must understand why cryptocurrency has come about, argues Victor Hill.
The key technology behind decarbonisation hitherto has been battery technology. But could hydrogen power turn out to be the real game changer? Victor Hill investigates.
Britain is poised to sign a slew of important post-Brexit trade deals. But the Remain tendency is crying foul. Victor Hill investigates.
For fortunate countries, the nightmare is over – the pandemic is nearly beaten. But the recrimination is only just beginning, writes Victor Hill.
The shape of the post-Covid global economy is now coming into focus. It offers both risks and opportunities, writes Victor Hill.
The space race is quickening. New constellations of satellites in near Earth orbit are about to revolutionize broadband connectivity in Britain and beyond.
There is a global shortage of computer chips and the vital rare earth metals which are used in virtually all hi-tech products. Given our total reliance on technology, this could be a serious limiting factor on future economic growth. Victor Hill investigates.
A UK finance company with prime ministerial connections and an American hedge fund collapsed within a month of one another. Both had questionable business models. How many other financial disasters are about to happen out there?
Nearly 100 days into his presidency the character of the Biden administration is now evident. Just how left-wing is Joe Biden? Victor Hill inquires.
It was developed in record time and made available at cost price. It is easy to transport and store. It is being manufactured by the billion in India for the benefit of the developing world. So why does (almost) everybody hate AstraZeneca?