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Bitcoin doesn't feel like money

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.

If Britain leaves the EU, sterling is a screaming buy

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.

Is the Bank of Japan out of ammo?

The Bank of Japan has struggled to keep the yen down, says Andrew Van Sickle – whether it lowers interest rates or not.

Why I’m buying bitcoins

Bitcoin has already had one boom and bust. It could be about to have another, says Charlie Morris. That’s why he’s buying.

It’s time to buy bitcoin

The bull market in bitcoin is back on, says Dominic Frisby. Here, he looks at the digital currency’s “hype cycle” and explains how to get started with bitcoin.

US dollar: Will the buck stop here?

Late last year, practically everyone was pencilling in a rise in the US dollar for 2016. But it looks to have run out of steam.

There’s a lot more to the pound’s slide than just Brexit

There’s more to the slide than just fear of a Brexit, says Dominic Frisby. Here, he explains what’s going on in the forex markets.

This is exactly how I’d go about banning cash

European Central Bank boss Mario Draghi has a new trick up his sleeve to wipe out the central bankers’ greatest enemy. John Stepek explains.

Can China succeed in defending the yuan?

China burned through $100bn of its foreign-exchange reserves last month trying to prop up its currency, the yuan.

Sweden lets rip another salvo in the currency wars

Sweden’s Riksbank has pushed interest rates further into negative territory. How long is it before the rest of the world’s central banks follow suit?

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