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Bitcoin has just “halved” again – what does that mean, and should you buy in?

Cryptocurrency bitcoin has just hit a milestone, where the rate of new coins being produced halves. Dominic Frisby explains what that means.
13 May 2020
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Is bitcoin going mainstream?

The cryptocurrency suffers from all the problems it has always had and that may never change. But digital currencies more broadly may be about to take…
9 May 2020
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The charts that matter: the helicopters are unleashed

In a week when all sense of what's normal went out the window, John Stepek looks at what's happened to the charts that matter most to the global econo…
21 Mar 2020
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The euro: will the single currency survive the coronavirus?

The EU has failed to convince anyone that it has either the will or the tools to keep the eurozone together in the face of the coronavirus epidemic.
20 Mar 2020
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How the US dollar standard is now suffocating the global economy

In times of crisis, everyone wants cash. But not just any cash – they want the US dollar. John Stepek explains why the rush for dollars is putting a b…
19 Mar 2020
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Currency Corner: As Britain leaves the EU, what lies ahead for the pound?

On Brexit Day, there’s only one currency pair to look at, says Dominic Frisby – the pound and the euro. Will sterling continue to strengthen, or will …
31 Jan 2020
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Currency Corner: the US dollar could go a lot higher against the euro

Since the 2008 financial crisis, the euro has been in a steady decline against the US dollar. That's likely to continue, says Dominic Frisby. Here's h…
24 Jan 2020

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Currency Corner: how is the New Zealand dollar doing against its US counterpart?

The New Zealand dollar has been doing well against the US dollar in recent months, but has started to wobble a little. Is it still a buy? Dominic Fris…
20 Jan 2020
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The currencies to bet on this year

The US dollar could be set to weaken this year, while the euro, Canadian dollar and the Swiss franc could be good bets for optimistic traders.
17 Jan 2020
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Currency Corner: how high can the pound go against the euro in 2020?

In the month in which we should finally leave the European Union, Dominic Frisby takes a look at the pound vs the euro and asks just how high sterling…
13 Jan 2020
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Currency Corner: the US dollar is the one to watch for 2020

Markets have been in two minds about the US dollar. But that could soon change, says Dominic Frisby. And it may have some big surprises in store for 2…
23 Dec 2019
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The charts that matter: as the year draws to a close, optimism reigns

At the end of an eventful year, John Stepek casts his eye over the charts that matter the most to the global economy.
21 Dec 2019
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Don’t bet on a stellar 2020 for the pound – but UK stocks should do fine

With the dust starting to settle after the general election, John Stepek looks at what the new Tory government might mean for your investments.
17 Dec 2019
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Currency Corner: what the Tory landslide means for the pound

Sterling loved the Conservative election victory. In this week#s Currency Corner, Dominic Frisby looks at just how high the pound could go next.
13 Dec 2019
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Why the Conservative victory is good news for investors

The Conservatives' election victory is a big deal, says John Stepek. Markets have bounced and the pound has surged. Here's what it all means for the e…
13 Dec 2019
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It’s inflation or bust as far as the Federal Reserve is concerned

The US Federal Reserve decided not to raise interest rates at its latest meeting, preferring to wait until inflation really takes off. John Stepek exp…
12 Dec 2019
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Currency Corner: is the New Zealand dollar about to make a big comeback?

In this week's Currency Corner, Dominic Frisby explains why he's tempted to buy the New Zealand dollar.
6 Dec 2019
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The charts that matter: will the US dollar crack?

The US dollar is a lot stronger than it was a fortnight ago. Can that continue? John Stepek looks to the charts that matter most to the global economy…
30 Nov 2019
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Is the US dollar doomed?

The stars are aligning for a weaker US dollar, which would be good news for the world economy.
29 Nov 2019
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Currency Corner: is the krone’s long slow slide coming to an end?

Dominic Frisby looks at the Norwegian krone’s performance against the Japanese yen and asks, is it set for a major reversal?
29 Nov 2019
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What last night’s big opinion poll tells us about the pound

The poll that accurately predicted the result of the last general election is suggesting a solid result for the Conservatives this time around. John S…
28 Nov 2019
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Currency Corner: clash of the commodity currencies

Dominic Frisby looks at the relative strengths of the Australian and Canadian dollars, and explains what that tells us about China and the US.
26 Nov 2019