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How the internet has opened up investment

The past two decades have seen the number of active traders grow from a few thousand to an astonishing 9.6 million. What has made...

Brexit: an imperfect storm

This piece is by no means factual, nor is it exhaustive or representative of the views of my peers. It is simply my unenlightened...

Supermarket Christmas sales: winners and losers

It’s been almost two weeks since we entered 2019 and the leading UK supermarkets have begun to announce their Christmas trading figures. With mixed results,...

Fine wine market 2018 review and 2019 outlook

Wine market performance for 2018 As we finish it is an ideal time for investors to reflect on the performance of the fine wine market...

The UK retail crisis: is Brexit really the problem?

The Office of National Statistics released data on Thursday outlining the latest retail sales statistics for November. Despite the well reported dire condition of...

Stock picking considerations for 2019

Stocks markets enjoyed record highs during the early months of 2018 with investors cheering a business friendly US government lead by Donald Trump and...

India, Economic Planning and Hindu Nationalism

This article was originally published by Queen Mary University of London on the South Asian Politics Forum. Since his arrival in office in 2014, Narendra...

The Financial Crisis One Decade On: The Rise of FinTech

Ten years ago, our trust in legacy banking institutions was rocked by the 2008 financial crisis. This left the atmosphere ripe for a new...

The Financial Crisis One Decade on: What has Changed in Business...

Marked by the symbolic collapse of Lehman Brothers in September 2008, it has now been 10 years since the financial crisis. It is still...
Bitcoin

Has the ‘Bitcoin Bubble’ burst?

The price of bitcoin hit fresh lows on Tuesday, falling below $5,000 to $4,387. There is not doubt that 2017 marked a stellar year for the...