In increasingly desperate attempts to bolster their economies, many of the world's central banks are following policies of money printing- so called 'quantitative easing' - and lowering interest rates, pushing down the value of their currencies. Here we examine why, what it means for you, and how you can profit.
Japan’s quantitative easing programme is the biggest in the world. And it just got bigger. That’s great news for Japanese stocks, says John Stepek.
The global currency wars have entered a new phase – and investors should act to safeguard their wealth, says John Stepek. Here, he explains how.
With the world’s central bankers continuing to print money and cut interest rates, there seems to be no let-up in the currency wars. John Stepek explains what it means for your money, and how to profit.
With the economy still in a mess, there’s likely to be more money-printing from the Bank of England. Matthew Partridge explains how you can profit.
Set against a backdrop of widespread money printing, the dollar has continued to strengthen.
Thursday sees the results of central bank meetings in Europe, Britain and Japan. How will their decisions affect your wealth? John Stepek explains.
Exchange-traded currencies (ETCs) are a great way to gain exposure to foreign currencies, whilst avoiding expensive bank dealing spreads. Paul Amery reports.
After sliding against the dollar in recent weeks, the pound has bounced back. But don’t think the plunge is over just yet, says John Stepek. Here, he looks at the truth behind the rally.
Sterling has fallen hard against other major currencies since the beginning of the year. And its troubles are only going to get worse. John Stepek explains how you can profit.
The pound has had a terrible year so far, falling sharply against both the US dollar and the euro. So where might it be going next? Dominic Frisby looks at the prospects for sterling.