Investors, who already view the US as overpriced and the eurozone as cheap may be about to start piling money into both European stocks and the euro, says John Stepek.
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 Bank of Japan has struggled to keep the yen down, says Andrew Van Sickle – whether it lowers interest rates or not.
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.
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.
European Central Bank boss Mario Draghi has a new trick up his sleeve to wipe out the central bankers’ greatest enemy. John Stepek explains.
China burned through $100bn of its foreign-exchange reserves last month trying to prop up its currency, the yuan.
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?
There’s no end to the ammunition available to central banks in the war on cash, says John Stepek. They could end up turning the whole system on its head.