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Gold, what is it good for?

Well, that would depend who you ask. Some people will tell you that gold was, is and always will be the greatest investment of all time. It generally holds its value, has been around for millennia and is scarce. However, the companies selling gold will gladly take your cash...

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How has the Corona Virus affected Chinese Markets?

The first case of the corona virus was identified on the 31st of December, causing speculation and fear among investors in the Chinese market. As the scale of the potential impact of the virus started to become apparent, and further cases were confirmed on 17th January, the HSCEI (Hang...

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The problem with cryptocurrencies

If there is one little sentence that drives me to despair, it has to be, “this time it’s different.” It almost never is, sadly, and the patterns of bubbles and their eventual bust follow a depressingly similar path. Although the arguments in favour are superficially well-constructed and sometimes cloaked...

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Three ways to invest your lump sum in 2020

For many individuals receiving a lump sum is a key turning point in their lives. When markets are uncertain, as they are today, it can be difficult to know when to put the resulting cash windfall to work. Regardless of whether you sold your business, inherited a windfall, received...

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