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While the whole world has seen its own individual economies falling into a hard and fast recession in 2020, it is perhaps the US’s recession that catches the most market interest. What prospects does the US have at the moment for a recovery?...

Humanity's technological innovation has been a constant ever since we have discovered fire. However, it really started speeding up in the last several centuries. From the discoveries of things like the printing press and steam engine to modern technologies, the innovation...

Towards the end of August 2020, the long time Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe announced his resignation from his role. He revolutionised the Japanese economy that had been struggling for years with deflation through the use of his Abenomics approach to the economy...

The global pandemic continues to prove that it is more than just a deadly virus. It affects us all, not only in how we operate but when and where. For, while it is causing distress to healthcare systems in even developed countries, the impact it...

There is no denying the high amount of volatility that markets have seen in the first half of 2020. With the sudden imposition of lockdowns that the global pandemic caused, markets reacted almost maniacally to the constant unpredictability of the news flow. While economies were...

Not only has the Coronavirus pandemic affected different countries at different times, it has also affected economies in different ways and magnitudes. Only recently, the United Kingdom was named as the G7 nation that would be hardest hit by the pandemic, given how its economy...

The impact of the Coronavirus pandemic has hit various economies, and various sectors of economies, in different ways to any other previous recession. Once solvent companies are now no longer viable due to the sudden evaporation of any demand for certain goods and services. Here...

Around the world, governments and countries are grappling with a sudden downturn in their GDP due to lockdown measures enforced by the COVID19 pandemic. The severity of these measures varied from country to country, but for the most part, developed economies have all seen such...

Covid-19 has had a massive impact on the global economy and unfortunately, we may have only seen the tip of the iceberg. It’s difficult to predict the full effects of the pandemic but according to World Bank forecasts, the global economy will shrink by 5.2...

Digital currencies, and their underlying technology, the blockchain, have been one of the biggest topics of the last decade — not only in the technology sector, but also in the financial one. Cryptocurrencies offer to be a new native digital asset class with more immediate...

When the Coronavirus pandemic first raced through Europe, forcing Governments to take draconian lockdown measures across whole countries, the impact on people’s livelihoods was felt almost immediately. In reaction, governments took a variety of measures to limit the full force of the virus on their...

The speed with which the Coronavirus has spread has affected so many parts of the world in so many ways. The economic implications of enforced lockdowns have sent markets into turmoil as investors struggle to react to the pace and implementation of financial aid packages...

At first glance, the world of finance might seem completely different from what it was a few decades ago. After all, we can now make payments via the internet, send money between accounts, purchase stuff online, invest, trade currencies, and more. However, a deeper, more...

In times before a global pandemic, there were three theoretical reasons that a country would want to devalue its currency. But what would happen if the US dollar started to lose its value? As the world’s reserve currency, when the Dollar is weaker, it can...

The cryptocurrency industry is getting stronger and stronger with every passing year. While most financial institutions and banks have tried to ignore it for as long as possible, this is no longer something they can afford to do. Fortunately for them, there are plenty of...