Business Briefing: What happened to the price of Bitcoin? The truth behind big bubbles and crashes.
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On this episode of Business Briefing we unpack great heights and crashing lows of a bubble and a crash.
An analysis of Bitcoin's fundamentals shows how much of a bubble its price has inflated to.
A change in South African law promises to protect defaulting home owners from abuse by unscrupulous operators who snap up people's homes for a song.
Mechanisation of agricultural activity can help many African countries unlock underutilised agricultural potential. But there are serious obstacles which must be removed.
Too much money, too few targets. Is the golden child of the 1980s starting to look long in the tooth?
The federal government is trying to make Australians more financially literate, but it's using a definition that ignores many political, economic and cultural factors.
Islamic markets were not rocked by the 2007-08 financial as much as conventional markets.
Within the world of cryptocurrencies, ICOs are the way to raise funds – but without any government oversight.
South Africa needs to review its approach to rolling out Bus Rapid Transit systems as the current model is proving to be too expensive and unsustainable.
The proposed loan of Commonwealth money to Adani is on shaky constitutional ground, potentially paving the way for High Court challenge which could change the dynamics of federal-state funding.
Billions are being loaned against some fast depreciating assets. It could end in an almighty car crash.
Banking used to be an engine of social mobility and a generator of secure, satisfying employment for the many gainfully employed in it.
The UK's biggest industry is poised to lose a big chunk of its (human) workers.
Jane Austen is on the Bank of England's new £10 note. About time, too.
Talk of banks leaving London completely for other European cities is just that – talk.
Research shows investors could have been misled just by the order of information in financial reports.
The sub-imperial formation called BRICS, which pretends to be a progressive global force could be divided by a series of crises.
Recalling August 9 2007 – the start of the credit crunch and global financial crisis.
The International Monetary Fund's view of how to fix South Africa's economy deserves to be seriously considered.
The novelist's life was marked by the financial industry ... and not always for the best.