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How blockchain will transform business

Bitcoin boosters promised that the digital currency would change the world. In a sense, it just might, as blockchain, the technology underlying it, goes mainstream. Ben Judge reports.

Dollar rally runs out of steam

In January the US dollar index slid by 3.5%, its worst start to the year in over a decade.

What’s next for the US dollar?

A potential peak in industrial metals prices could mean the US dollar is set to go higher. But nothing is certain, says Dominic Frisby. Here’s how he’s playing it.

Chart of the week: a pause in the peso’s decline

The Mexican peso has bounced by around 5% from record lows against the US dollar in the past few days. But it has still lost 12% in a year.

The weak dollar policy is back with a vengeance

The US economy is strong – plenty of jobs, booming manufacturing and rising inflation. John Stepek explains how to play the reflation trade.

Royal Mint to bring “blockchain bullion” to gold investors

The Royal Mint’s plans to marry gold bullion and blockchain technology will bring gold investment into the 21st century.

What to buy as Trump pumps

Charlie Morris reveals what investors should be buying to profit from the new era of Donald Trump politics.

Looking for income? Then head to Japan

Investors in search of income have traditionally paid no attention to Japan. But that should soon change.

Turkey goes from bad to worse

Turkey is closer to a full-blown currency crisis than at any time in the last 15 years.

Is the US dollar bull market on its last legs, or only just beginning?

Donald Trump thinks the US dollar might be too strong. And that may be true. But it could get a lot stronger from here, says John Stepek.

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