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Due to a number of factors in recent months, the American dollar has been entering a slump. It was reported that on Wednesday the US currency reached an eight-month low. The dollar also hit a two year low against the euro and it is now valued at $1.379 versus its...
The investment return on Bitcoin has outstripped the yield of three major currencies this year, according to new data. Bitcoin was not the only cryptocurrency champion - EOS won over 11 currencies and VeChain performed better than five currencies when compared against the US dollar. TRON, Ethereum Classic and Stellar also...
If you like your economics in bite-size chunks, the new Big Mac currency index has been served up by The Economist magazine. The index was started in 1986 as a humorous way of looking at foreign currency exchange rates. Nearly two decades later, the index is included in economics text books...
Virtual currencies are throwing up a series of problems for governments trying to exert some control on a personal asset that only exists online. Many governments are still coming to grips on whether virtual money is real or not. The problem is gains from currency trades are not taxable in many...
The Indian rupee has reached a record low this past week at 68.825 rupees to the US dollar. This is a difficult situation for India, particularly because of the increasing inflation that is sweeping the nation. The government have been taking measures to control the situation to the best of...
The cryptocurrency market has lost $640 billion after peaking in January - and the fall is led by the second largest digital coin, ether. Ether has plunged to a 12-month low of $172.48 from a high of $1,359.48 on January 13. The collapse started over the weekend when the US Securities...
Another round of extreme currency and bond volatility is on the horizon as the US Federal Reserve considers putting up interest rates. The United States has had a rate of just over 0% since the closing months of 2008, but the latest minutes of the Fed’s last rate-setting meeting show...
A money transfer firm has beaten a challenge to build a  cheaper foreign currency exchange system for a leading bank. Money mover CEO Hamish Anderson was asked to build an online dashboard for NatWest Bank based on the firm's innovative cash transfer system. After months of planning, the dashboard went live...
Monero is the latest cryptocurrency to face a hard fork - but the upgrade is to improve the blockchain rather than increase the throughput of transactions. Other hard forks - like the recent Bitcoin Cash fiasco - have looked towards speeding up the cryptocurrencies blockchain. The Monero hard fork will happen...
It’s difficult to keep track with the will-they-won’t-they economic manipulations of the bolivar currency rate in Venezuela. Although the nation is one of the world’s richest, with huge untapped oil reserves ready and waiting to fund government spending, how the economy is handled is a cause of concern. The government promised...
If you are a British cryptocurrency trader, the deadline day for tax filing is fast approaching, but do you know if you have any profits to declare - and if so how to declare them? The answer is probably no as cryptocurrency is a fiendishly complicated market with fluid rules...
Germany has softened its resistance to measures over the handling of failing lenders and the creation of a single banking framework to cover the European Union ahead of an imminent deal. The race has been on for Finance Ministers to break a deadlock on the handling of Europe’s bank failures...
Interest rates inn Turkey underwent a massive overnight hike as the central bank tries to tackle currency instability as emerging markets shed their Turkish lira deposits. The bank had an emergency board meeting in the middle of the night before almost doubling rates. The overnight lending rate jumped to 12% from...
With around six weeks left until Latvia becomes the 18 country to join the European Union (EU), support for adopting the euro wanes in the Baltic state amid the stresses of unemployment and Russia’s influence. The SKDS survey, released on Wednesday, polled 1,000 Latvians on their attitude towards adopting the...
Microsoft’s internet browser Bing blocked more than 5 million cryptocurrency ads last year. The data was revealed in Microsoft’s annual review of advertising quality. Microsoft explained that digital advertising is a powerful and open channel. “it is also prone to abuse by bad actors trying to defraud and deceive users by delivering...