While investors are still learning what happened to them in the 1990s and are trying to get their money back, they find themselves facing a new set of dangers — in some cases from the same people who victimized them before. And while it’s been difficult for all investors, smaller…

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Oil prices have not only recovered, but the relaxation of lockdown measures have caused prices to rise from $61 per barrel in march to $71 per barrel in August 2021. Much of the current rally was expected and market pricing reflected the impact of deferred demand during the COVID-19…

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Since the Bitcoin halving in May 2020, the cryptocurrency market has experienced several exciting bull runs and downturns. During this time, more institutional investors and regular citizens have invested in cryptocurrencies . As cryptocurrencies have grown in popularity, they have come under more regulatory scrutiny. Governmental and regulatory approaches…

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Innovation is at the heart of the UK’s strategy to boost productivity and economic growth. It offers new opportunities to increase the competitiveness of UK firms and create transformative technologies which address societal challenges ranging from climate change to better health outcomes. According to the Office of National Statistics…

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The price of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have gone through wild swings. Interest from public investors, experts and regulation have surged, but the future regulatory framework for digital assets is complex and uncertain.

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Prior to COVID-19, monetary policy was the new game in town. But cryptocurrencies appear be the…

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The COVID-19 pandemic imposed an unprecedented shock on the global economy, causing significant outflows of capital from emerging market economies, a sudden drop in domestic demand, and complete or at least partial closure of economic sectors. In addition to the loss of human lives, falling incomes and deep retrenchment…

Henri Kouam

I am an economist and contributor to Nkafu policy, a think tank. I cover global economic, fiscal and monetary policy with policy and asset price implications.

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