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Slumping Crypto Currency Prices Causing Jitters Among Investors

It’s been a four-week low for cryptocurrencies as regulatory crackdown looms. Even Bitcoin, the leader of this roost got scathed as its price titter-tottered around the 10k territory from its glorious all-time high of 19k. Right before 17th December when

Crypto…What? A Guide to Understanding BlockChain and Cryptocurrency

Unfortunately, technology doesn’t look back to see who is having trouble on the wheels of change. Cryptocurrency, a digital medium of exchange that can be used exclusively on the internet, is making an undeniable impression on financial investment specialists and

Brexit Still Makes Impact Felt in World Economy

Brexit Still Makes Impact Felt in World Economy By Richard Cox Over the last few years, there have been few political events that have been as important as the Brexit vote in the UK.  For those unfamiliar, this was essentially

Global Economy: China’s Relationship to Oil Markets

Global Economy: China’s Relationship to Oil Markets China is the fourth largest producer of oil in the world. China’s oil industry is currently flourishing, exporting around 6.7 million barrels of oil a day in 2015. China’s biggest crude oil companies

European Union: Liberal Institutions in a Time of Illiberalism

European Union: Liberal Institutions in a Time of Illiberalism It seems a long way away from the days that the EU was being touted as a future superpower. Following the presidential election victory of Donald Trump on 8th November, many

Brexit: The European Union and Misunderstood Sovereignty

Brexit: The European Union and Misunderstood Sovereignty Sovereignty was defined by prominent political geographer, John Agnew as based on the legitimate exercise of power which has been traditionally conceived as territorially rigid. This would explain the Brexit idea of sovereignty.

Did The Olympics Help Brazil’s Economy?

Did the Olympics Help Brazil’s Economy? We have now seen the closing ceremony for the summer Olympics 2016 in Brazil, but the national economic outlook is looking gloomy.  According to various economists and news articles, Brazil’s economy is in deep

What is the Bank of Korea?

The Bank of Korea is the central bank of South Korea. It was established in 1950 and has a primary responsibility of achieving price stability targets that control of inflation. One of the ways of doing this is keeping in

Brexit: What is Next for Great Britain’s Economy?

Brexit:  What is Next for Great Britain’s Economy? The Bank of England is the central bank of the United Kingdom and is the basic model on which most of the banking systems in the world are based. Just like any

Bank of Canada: Higher Interest Rates Soon?

Bank of Canada:  Higher Interest Rates Soon? Last month, the Central Bank of Canada (BOC) announced its latest monetary policies and its next targets for the next two years in a statement.  BOC Governor Stephen Poloz delivered a somewhat optimistic

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