The number of cryptocurrencies exploded as coders, entrepreneurs and scam artists jumped on the crypto-bandwagon. But as with a gold rush, fortunes can be lost as well as won.
Smurfit Kappa, Europe’s largest cardboard-box maker, has seen shares rocket, while private hospital group Mediclinic is under the weather.
Saudi state-oil giant Aramco’s widely hyped $2trn initial public offering has been shelved. But the company isn’t standing still. Alice Gråhns reports.
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Twitter is absurdly overvalued and vulnerable to the social-media backlash, says Matthew Partridge.
The Venezuelan refugee crisis is becoming one of the world’s biggest, comparable with the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar and the migration of Syrians fleeing war.
A growing number of mortgage lenders are scrapping arrangement fees to lure in borrowers. But do the sums first, says Emma Lunn.
Emerging-market jitters have spilled over into the commodities markets, hitting prices of everything from copper to oil, while lower economic growth in emerging markets could cool demand for raw materials.
Since 2009, the US economy has enjoyed an unusually long expansion, while stocks have risen across the world. But is it now time to prepare for the next recession? Matthew Partridge investigates.
All bull markets always go on longer than anyone rational thinks they should. This one is no exception, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
All the signs point to there being a downturn in the offing. Matthew Partridge talks to fund manager Julie Dean to find out what action investors should take.
The concentration of market power in the hands of a few big companies worried Adam Smith. It should worry us too, says Merryn Somerset Webb. But it is fixable.
Shares in clothing retailer Next soared last September after the firm reassured investors with a “modest” profit upgrade.
Investment analyst John Goodall selects three reliable and cheap shares to tuck away in your portfolio.
This London-listed Reit lets you invest in the growing consumer markets of an exciting continent, says David Stevenson.
Miton Global hunts for rare treasures in the remoter reaches of the market – all you need to do is buy in, says Max King.