Bitcoin: What are the world’s central banks saying about cryptocurrencies?

More than eight years since the birth of bitcoin, central banks around the world are increasingly recognising the potential upsides and downsides of digital currencies. The guardians...

Facebook’s new ‘Click-to-WhatsApp’ ads will start chats with businesses

Facebook and WhatsApp are being tied much closer together. The social network, which owns the messenger firm, is launching a new "Click-to-WhatsApp" ad unit that’s designed to...

Five economic signs that can tell us if the bubble will burst next year

It is interest-rate week. The Federal Reserve will almost certainly increase US rates again, the last rise with Janet Yellen as the Fed chair. So as...

We need to talk about the Tories’ unhealthy obsession with disabled people’s pay and...

Having spent eight months merely to get to the starting line for talks with the European Union on the vital issue of post-Brexit trade arrangements, British...

Credit card customers caught up in spiralling debt could save up to £1.3bn under...

Credit card customers struggling with severe debt could save up to £1.3bn a year under new rules being put forward by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority. If...

Brexit: Theresa May ‘confuses the hell’ out of the EU, says CBI President

Theresa May, together with her Government, “confuses the hell” out of the European Union and needs to “get unified” if it wants to succeed in Brexit negotiations,...

IMAX on verge of opening cinemas in Saudi Arabia

IMAX is close to sealing a deal that could see it open cinemas in Saudi Arabia. The cinema technology firm’s chief executive Richard Gelfond said that he...

Eurozone GDP growth forecasts ‘substantially’ upgraded by ECB as Brexit Britain set to struggle

The European Central Bank has "substantially" upgraded its GDP growth forecasts for the eurozone, reflecting the brightening economic prospects for the single currency area even as the...

Labour is considering moving the Bank of England to Birmingham

Labour is considering moving the Bank of England to Birmingham as part of plans to rebalance the economy and strengthen the regions. A report commissioned by Shadow...

North Korea: Trump administration contradicts Rex Tillerson’s claim US is ready for talks with...

Officials in Donald Trump's administration have appeared to contradict Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's claim that the US could open talks with North Korea without preconditions.   Mr Tillerson broached the possibility of dialogue...

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