A clever bank meets an unsophisticated customer with a huge pile of cash. The customer and the cash part company. Did the bank do anything wrong? Simon Wilson investigates.
Virtual currencies in Japan may be about to enter the real world, says Chris Carter.
This week in MoneyWeek magazine: Donald Trump’s legacy could mean the death of the euro; you can’t trust your pension fund trustees; and the insane money pouring into tech funds.
Ray Dalio of Bridgewater Associates thinks we’re running out of room to boost growth through monetary policy.
A power struggle between the shambolic, corrupt regime of South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma and the country’s finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, means a volatile few months for the rand.
Donald Trump may not win the US presidential election, says Dan Denning. But his parting political shot could spell the death of the euro.
As repellent a character as Donald Trump is, he’s the only candidate to have articulated voters’ anger, says John Stepek – however incoherently.
Inflation is returning – and not just in the UK, but everywhere. John Stepek explains why, and looks at how to protect your wealth as prices rise.
In an ideal world, says Enrico Letta, former prime minister of Italy, Brexit would create a two tier Europe. But we don’t live in an ideal world.
Central bankers are hoping that a little inflation could heal some of the damage caused by the Great Recession. But that won’t make bond investors happy, says John Stepek.
Sterling’s fall will bring many of the things we’ve wanted for ages, says Merryn Somerset Webb: rising interest rates, a little inflation, stockmarket gains and a rebalancing of the economy.