Finding order among the chaos
The COVID-19 crisis has provided an opportunity to test investment tools devised to take into account the long-term impact of climate change on markets.
Interest rates: The case for leaving them on hold
We run to the monetary policy teat at the first sign of economic weakness because it is easy and comfortable and has delivered before, but this time it's different.
Buckle up, this is going to get bumpy
After years of calm, stocks are heading for a turbulent period as central banks wrestle with interest rates.
The flipside to cryptocurrency coins
There are 1448 cryptocurrencies around the world, by some counts. Not all of them are taken seriously.
The cryptocurrency pioneer
Before the invention of bitcoin, Joseph Liu was playing with an idea that would cut out the middle man in online currency exchange.
Just another bad day in the office for China's lonely stock traders
This time it’s combined with the new circuit breaker rule, which may itself have been a large part of the problem.
China's market lesson will be one of wealth transfer
The recent collapse in the Chinese share market was preceded by a boom – a boom that was, in turn, fuelled by relaxed restrictions on margin lending, and a growth in the shadow banking sector. Both served as inducements for Chinese retail...
Fans of a more open China should welcome the devalued yuan
In May 2015 the IMF recognised that China’s yuan was no longer undervalued for the first time in more than a decade – a statement which contradicted the US Treasury Department’s assessment published just a month previously which said the...