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Simply Wall St: making stocks simple

For the co-founders of Sydney-based start up Simply Wall St, investing in the stock market was a little too complicated. Undoubtedly, there are plenty of people...

Will the ECB increase their stimulus package?

The Governing Council of the European Central Bank will meet this Thursday and Mario Draghi will present his first press conference since the market...

Could China’s fall be a blessing for India?

Monday's 'Great Fall of China' left the financial world in shock, with trillions being wiped from markets globally on fears that the world's second biggest...

Alternative business finance: pension-led funding

Since banks have cut down on their lending, it's no secret that SMEs and start-up businesses have been forced to look at alternative finance...
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What does the future hold for oil?

Commodities have had a rough couple of months, and the rout shows no sign of abating. Crude Oil is currently at $39 a barrel,...

Say hello to Hello Soda, the social media data platform

On the constantly evolving fintech scene, a new player is emerging; say hello to Hello Soda, who have created a new platform that uses social media...

Are we near the point of maximum financial gain?

The world is going to end. Shares are plummeting and that’s what the mainstream media would have you believe. Analysts are calling it sheer panic. "Global markets...

London’s ten best property hotspots

The average Londoner now spends two thirds of their income on rent. Both house prices and rent have shot up in recent years, and...

Oakam: responsible lending for the unbanked

According to figures from Kantar Media, three million adults across the nation do not have a bank account. These adults are excluded from taking...

Bitcoin: the future of the unbanked?

Bitcoin has long moved on from being seen as a shady currency used only for illegal purchases. There has been plenty of hype surrounding...