The potential of the block chain – ‘bitcoin’s DNA’ – is immense, says Bengt Saelensminde. It could revolutionise everything from the money we use, to the NHS.
The greenback’s rally has gathered pace as the Federal Reserve reins in its stimulus programme.
Like it or not, bitcoin is going mainstream. It could be the currency of the 21st century. Bengt Saelensminde asks whether you should put your faith in it.
Forget Apple’s new watch, the news that Paypal is to start using bitcoin is much more exciting. The cryptocurrency is going mainstream, says Bengt Saelensminde.
As the ‘Yes’ campaign builds up steam in Scotland, the pound has fallen heavily against the dollar. Dominic Frisby explains why, and asks: what’s next?
The US dollar index is at its highest level for more than a year, and the outlook remains bullish.
The ECB’s surprise rate cut and debt-buying scheme mean just one thing for investors, says John Stepek: buy European stocks.
Could an independent Scotland become the next Singapore, or would a ‘Yes’ vote be an act of national self-harm? Merryn Somerset Webb investigates.
If Scottish nationalists really want independence, they’d better ditch the pound, says John Stepek.
The strength of sterling has hit sales and earnings at many London-listed companies.
The New Zealand dollar has been on a roll of late, but that could be about to change.