Dominic Frisby looks at the Swiss franc and Singaporean dollar and what our politicians can learn from these two fiscally responsible nations.
The post Currency Corner: A lesson from two of the world’s “hardest” currencies was first published on MoneyWeek.
China’s yuan pushed through the symbolically important seven-to-the-dollar mark for the first time since August last week. Will its strength continue?
The post Will the yuan’s recovery last? was first published on MoneyWeek.
Spain's new government could do a deal with the country's populist parties, leading to a fiscally irresponsible spending splurge, just like Italy.
The post Could Spain’s free-spending government make it the next Italy? was first published on MoneyWeek.
It’s been a record-breaking ten years for the art market – even Old Masters of questionable provenance are selling for hundreds of millions. But where should new collectors start?
The post Investing in art: where to find the best value in the art market today was first published on MoneyWeek.
America’s housing market keeps humming along, supported by Trump's aversion for high interest rates.
The post Cheap money flood buoys US housing was first published on MoneyWeek.
Labour has added a chunk of BT to the list of things it will renationalise if it wins the election. That probably won’t happen, says John Stepek. But you need a plan B, just in case.
The post Free broadband? Wait until this election campaign really gets going was first published on MoneyWeek.
John James Audubon's stunning The Birds of America is up for auction. Chris Carter reports.
The post The world’s most beautiful book set for $8m sale was first published on MoneyWeek.
MoneyWeek’s comprehensive guide to the best of this week’s share tips from the rest of the UK's financial pages.
The post Share tips of the week was first published on MoneyWeek.
From an unspoilt corner of Thailand to a surfers’ paradise in the Philippines. Nicole Garcia Merida looks at some of the best island getaways for the winter sun.
The post Islands for soaking up some winter sun was first published on MoneyWeek.
The Honda Fireblade has been overhauled to deliver even more power and speed.
The post Honda’s all-new superbike was first published on MoneyWeek.
From 618-acre estate Spain, to a 17th-century farmhouse in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Gloucestershire, eight of the best working farms for sale now.
The post Working farms for sale was first published on MoneyWeek.
2016 Château Maris This sensationally well-balanced wine not only challenges the greats from Minervois, but from the northern Rhône, too.
The post Wine of the week: a sensational red from Minervois was first published on MoneyWeek.
Boeing’s shares saw their best one-day performance in over five months early this week. But the plane-makers' troubles aren't over yet.
The post Boeing faces further turbulence was first published on MoneyWeek.
China has far more gold than official figures suggest – as much as America, in fact. He who owns the gold makes the rules, says Dominic Frisby.
The post All the gold in China: money and power goes east was first published on MoneyWeek.
In today's Money Minute we get data from the US on retail sales and industrial production.
The post Money Minute Friday 15 November: a big day for the US was first published on MoneyWeek.
A major new US player has arrived in the television and film streaming market – and the UK is launching a service too. Matthew Partridge reports.
The post Disney takes on Netflix in the TV streaming wars was first published on MoneyWeek.
Despite the lack of any resolution to the US-China trade dispute, markets have suddenly decided that it is time to be bullish.
The post Investors decide the bull market is back was first published on MoneyWeek.
Global geopolitics has become a "black swan" machine. Unexpected things just keep happening. How are you supposed to invest in a world full of political risk?
The post How to invest in a world of relentless political risk was first published on MoneyWeek.
Japan suffered one of the most spectacular bubbles in financial history. But today, the market is so cheap that it’s practically the opposite of where it was in 1989. Merryn Somerset Webb explains how to profit.
The post Japan has seen plenty of false dawns – but this time it’s for real was first published on MoneyWeek.
Kilkenomics is a quirky and eccentric festival in Kilkenny, Ireland, where comedy meets economics. Dominic Frisby explains how it works, and why it is so inspiring.
The post Here’s what I got up to at the Kilkenomics festival was first published on MoneyWeek.
In today's Money Minute we get GDP figures from the eurozone – with particular focus on whether Germany can avoid recession.
The post Money Minute Thursday 14 November: will Germany fall into recession? was first published on MoneyWeek.
J. David “Jerry” Dominelli's classic Ponzi fraud cheated investors out of $80m in the 1980s.
The post Great frauds in history: Jerry Dominelli’s Ponzi scheme was first published on MoneyWeek.
Some pension savers being paid a regular income from their retirement funds could be heading for disaster.
The post The pension income-drawdown time bomb was first published on MoneyWeek.
John Stepek talks to Jim Mellon ahead of the MoneyWeek Wealth Summit to get his views on some of the hottest topics in finance today.
The post Jim Mellon: dividend stocks look cheap – but beware inflation was first published on MoneyWeek.
Laura Deming dropped out of MIT to set up a biotechnology fund to invest in companies tackling ageing.
The post Moneymakers: the child prodigy aiming to abolish ageing was first published on MoneyWeek.
Today, Money Minute looks forward to the latest news on British house prices, plus inflation figures from both sides of the Atlantic.
The post Money Minute Wednesday 13 November: UK inflation and house prices was first published on MoneyWeek.
The Rotterdam-based Van der Vorm family is one of the world’s richest clans, but if it is known at all, it is renowned for its silence. A canny bet on spectacles provided its latest multibillion-dollar windfall.
The post Van der Vorm: the Dutch billionaires who keep schtum was first published on MoneyWeek.
As the days get shorter, burglars get busier. But there are simple steps you can take to guard your property.
The post How to protect your home from burglars was first published on MoneyWeek.
If you have invested in a private pension, just make sure you aren’t eroding your returns by paying hefty fees.
The post Keep an eye on pension fees was first published on MoneyWeek.
The Genesis Emerging Markets Trust believes in thorough fieldwork when seeking out promising investments.
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