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.
Economics & Markets
The future is undoubtedly rosy, but investors have already squeezed most of the juice from the markets. Filipe R. Costa looks at where the value still remains in markets.
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.
Everyone is buying the dip, because it’s a great opportunity. Or is it? Filipe R. Costa investigates…
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.
Sell in May and go away, says the old Wall Street adage. If you invest long-term but like to enhance your returns, it’s time to pack your bags and take a deserved break for six months!
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.