Posted by Allison on 28 January 2014, 11:54
The Argentine peso has provided plenty of drama in the last day or so. It weakening position could lead to even bigger problems for the government struggling to keep a hold on its present predicament.
Posted by Allison on 30 December 2013, 15:43
If you have been reading the news of late you’ll have noticed a fair few stories concerning Bitcoin, the virtual currency that has been around for a while. These stories have become more prevalent in recent times, so where does this leave the currency in the future?
Posted by Allison on 4 December 2013, 16:28
In recent times the news has been full of stories about the potential for Scottish independence. However if it was to occur, where would the country stand with regard to its currency?
Posted by Allison on 25 October 2013, 17:13
It’s time to talk about an entirely different kind of currency – something that could one day be used by millions. But could it really happen? Could this system of finance take off around the world?
Posted by Allison on 25 September 2013, 20:12
Every now and then you’ll hear talk of currency manipulation in the news. Most recently it has popped up in the US, as a majority in the Senate wanted the President to speak about the issue. But what exactly is it?
Posted by Allison on 23 August 2013, 13:55
You may have heard the term ‘fiat currency’ before. As you are about to find out, this type of currency is able to pose a very real danger to the stability of the global markets.
Posted by Allison on 29 July 2013, 09:26
We hear a lot in the news about the strength or weakness of particular currencies. This article explores how these strengths and weaknesses affect the amount a country can import and export.
Posted by Allison on 5 July 2013, 07:26
Every now and then we hear rumblings about one world currency and how much better the world would be with it. This article ponders over whether the problems in the Eurozone are a convincing reason for not focusing on a single world currency.
Posted by Allison on 24 May 2013, 12:25
Everyone knows the world’s leading reserve currency is the US dollar. This has been the case for some considerable time. However, things may be changing and we could soon be faced with a changing of the guard at the top.
Posted by Allison on 24 April 2013, 10:28
The UK has long been proud to hold onto its AAA rating as far as the credit ratings agencies have been concerned. However, the weekend was not a good time for the UK as it received a downgrade of that rating.