The Bank of England’s failure to raise interest rates gave the pound a fillip. But with the race to the bottom still on, it faces stiff competition from the rest of the world’s currencies.
The falling value of the pound will boost Britain’s competitiveness, says Andrew Van Sickle. But don’t expect a huge new upswing in the economy just yet.
In the wake of the EU referendum result, the pound fell sharply. But now, says Dominic Frisby, conditions are perfect for a rebound. Here’s why.
Since the EU referendum result, the pound has fallen. But a weaker currency is exactly what the Bank of England wants, says John Stepek. Here’s why.
Sterling has plunged in the political vacuum that has arisen in the wake of the EU referendum. The pound is now incredibly cheap, says Dominic Frisby. Should you dive in?
The Nigerian government has bowed to the inevitable and scrapped its currency peg to the US dollar.
Ethereum, a “decentralised, bulletproof” computing system based on the blockchain, has suffered a $53m theft. But oddly, says Mischa Frankl Duval, that could prove a stroke of good fortune.
Bitcoin has been around for a long time by internet standards. But it still has some way to go before author John Lanchester is prepared to call the cryptocurrency money.
The overwhelming consensus is that sterling will crash if Britain votes to leave the EU. That can only mean one thing, says Dominic Frisby: buy sterling.
The Bank of Japan has struggled to keep the yen down, says Andrew Van Sickle – whether it lowers interest rates or not.
Bitcoin has already had one boom and bust. It could be about to have another, says Charlie Morris. That’s why he’s buying.