Omicron virus: Some of what we know

It is different The Omicron variant has 30 changes to it including a small insertion in the spike protein and three small deletions. Around 50% of these changes are in…

Bitcoin: The inflation buster?

One of the strong arguments Bitcoin advocates have made is that Bitcoin provides a good hedge against inflation. However, what are the pros and cons of the argument? Last week…

What rising inflation in Japan means

For years Japan has been struggling with deflation. So, now we see inflation rising in Japan it really is a strong signal that inflation is building around the world. Inflation…

Evergrande and what it means to markets

The Evergrande debt crisis has been causing a sharp sell-off in equity markets as China’s second-largest property developer looks like it may crash under a mountain of debt. If you…

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