February 19, 2020

Altcoin season 2.0: why bitcoin has been outgunned by crypto rivals since new year

Bitcoin is up over 40% in 2020, but the likes of ethereum, bitcoin cash and bitcoin SV have all achieved triple-digit rises.
February 19, 2020

€55 billion cum-ex trading scandal has scary parallels with Enron

Both 'cum ex' and Enron scandals show how traders can manipulate complex financial regulations to their advantage.
February 14, 2020

As Rishi Sunak becomes UK chancellor, a history of battles between No 10 and 11 Downing Street

The question is: how long will Rishi Sunak last?
February 14, 2020

Coronavirus: the blow to the Chinese economy could be felt for years

Thousands of Chinese producers are at risk of going bust as a result of the outbreak.
February 13, 2020

Scottish National Investment Bank looks hardwired for failure – here’s why

The SNP administration has adopted a fashionable so-called 'mission-oriented' approach for its flagship economic development plan, but it looks a lot like mission impossible.
February 12, 2020

Sinn Féin’s rise in Irish politics is down to three big economic reasons

A short history of Ireland's political economy explains Sinn Fein's surge in popularity.
February 12, 2020

Deepfakes: five ways in which they are brilliant business opportunities

They're associated with fake news and celebrity porn videos but there are some unexpected upsides to these slippery clips.
February 10, 2020

Chinese movie studio upturned its business model due to coronavirus – Western companies take note

When cinemas closed down, Huanxi Media Group turned a crisis into an opportunity.
February 7, 2020

Reduce stress at work and prevent burnout – a psychologist explains how

Stress, and more chronic exhaustion such as burnout, is commonplace within the modern workplace.
February 5, 2020

Leaveism: welcome to the dark side of 21st century flexible working

Why hit the beach on holiday when you can use your annual leave to be ill at home instead?
February 4, 2020

Northern rail: economies of scale show steady nationalisation makes sense

The privatisation of the UK's railways has been fraught with problems but it can't get any worse for Northern's passengers.
February 3, 2020

Huge success in business is largely based on luck – new research

Ignore business books which promise to reveal the secret formula of success – usually it's down to luck.