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Swiss 'shock and horror' sparks currency war

A new currency war looms over markets in the wake of the Swiss National bank’s shock decision to unpeg its currency from the euro.

The bitcoin bubble has burst – but the real excitement is yet to come

The really exciting thing about bitcoin isn’t the currency, says Dominic Frisby, its the technology behind it. It has the power to change the world.

The bursting of the bitcoin bubble

Last year saw the bursting of the bitcoin bubble, with the cryptocurrency falling by more than half.

The Swiss have rocked the currency markets – Germany could be next

Speculating that Germany will ditch the euro might seem fanciful, says Bengt Saelensminde. But it pays to keep an open mind.

US stocks to open higher as shock Swiss move heightens QE expectations

US stocks should open slightly higher today as hopes of ECB money-printing increased after the Swiss National Bank abandoned the franc’s peg to the euro.

Chart of the day: The Swiss central bank’s shock move has stunned the market

The forex markets are in chaos this morning after the Swiss central bank abandoned the Swiss franc’s peg to the euro. John Stepek explains what it means.

Watch the euro: its next big move could dictate how stocks do this year

The way the euro goes next could set the tone for 2015, says John Stepek. We could find out one way or the other by the end of this month.

The dollar will keep climbing

The greenback has hit a multi-year high against over major currencies, with more to come.

Sterling slides as recovery slows

The pound has fallen further against the dollar as Britain’s recovery slows down.

Back gold miners and the Nasdaq – plus ten more predictions for 2015

Dominic Frisby dusts off his crystal ball and picks his top 12 investment predictions for 2015.

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