While the euro's survival for two decades is evidence of its success, it was born with fundamental problems that have weakened it, leading to near-constant crisis.
Market volatility and value fluctuations are scaring some investors away from Bitcoin – but stablecoins could be one solution.
Ongoing volatility is causing intense debate about how to manage relations between the two powerful nation, which is only likely to become more challenging.
Venezuela recently devalued its bolivar by 95 percent to tame rabid hyperinflation that has been sending prices on everyday goods through the roof. If history is a guide, it won't work.
US sanctions announced earlier this month may have triggered the plunge in the lira, but the government has been mismanaging Turkey's economy for years, creating severe vulnerabilities.
It is contagious populist ideology more than financial contagion that should scare us right now.
Global travelers are being increasingly asked if they want to pay for local purchases in terms of their home country currency. Here's why you should resist the strong temptation to do so.
It should not come as a surprise if the rupiah touches the Rp15,000 level by the end of the year.
When the penny was introduced in 1971, a pint of milk cost 5p. You can't buy anything with pennies anymore.
This episode is all about bitcoin. Will it be the currency of the future? Who’s trying to capitalise on the legal loopholes of cryptocurrencies? And is it possible to make mining them more green.
The treasury secretary said a weak dollar would be 'good' for the U.S. Here's why he's wrong.
National cryptocurrencies could make payments faster and prevent crime, but they come with their own risks.
If Bitcoin is a bubble, it will be because its price rises are too great and can't continue. If it isn't, it will be because the Bitcoin market is still expanding. We just don't know which one yet.
If you can't use Bitcoin to buy anything then it has no intrinsic value.
With a growing number of Chinese firms investing in France, new concepts are being introduced, including « guanxi », a reciprocal and emotional relationship between business partners.
A digital Australian dollar could remove the role of middlemen and creates a cheaper electronic currency system, while at the same time enabling the government to fully regulate the system.
A cashless society depends on three things, all of which have failed in recent weeks as a result of natural disasters and security breaches.
The new series of Australian banknotes are not a designer's dream but they are the strongest yet in terms of preventing counterfeiting.
It may cost more to make a penny than a penny’s worth, but a penny saved may be more than a penny earned.
West African leaders have nursed the idea of a common currency for the sub-region since the turn of the century. But conditions for member countries to make this happen appear unattainable.