February 21, 2019

The Eagle Versus the Dragon

The Eagle Versus the Dragon

A Star in the White House One of Donald Trump’s most frequently repeated policy pledges has been to drastically revamp the Sino-American relationship. The lugubrious president has not shied away from vociferously piling the blame on the PRC for a host of ills and problems that plague America, from stealing American jobs to “inventing the…

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February 13, 2019

How Do Cryptocurrencies Work? Cryptocurrency FAQ

How Do Cryptocurrencies Work? Cryptocurrency FAQ

Cryptocurrencies are a form of digital money that runs on a completely new monetary system, which is decentralised and peer-to-peer. Essentially, this means that cryptocurrencies eliminate trusted third parties, such as banks or governments. For such a network to work effectively, it needs to be foolproof, with every transaction done in a transparent and verifiable…

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February 13, 2019

Brexit and the Border

Brexit and the Border

On the last Tuesday of January, the British Parliament approved an amendment rejecting a no-deal Brexit. Investors in London and all over Europe took this as a good omen, and European equities felt a boost in the immediate aftermath of the vote, with the FTSE 100 being one of the main beneficiaries. But despite the…

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