Category: <span>Investment</span>

Bitcoin price hits all-time high of almost $20,000
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Bitcoin price hits all-time high of almost $20,000

The price of bitcoin has hit an all-time-high of almost $20,000 three years after the cryptocurrency last spiked to that level. One bitcoin was worth $19,850.11 (£14,880) on Monday afternoon, according to CoinDesk, a bitcoin price index. By Monday evening its value fell back to about $19,223. Demand for bitcoin has surged during November, with its...

Bitcoin surge escalates as market ‘recognises it’s superior to gold as a store of value’
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Bitcoin surge escalates as market ‘recognises it’s superior to gold as a store of value’

On Friday JP Morgan stated: “Even a modest crowding out of gold as an ‘alternative’ currency over the longer term would imply doubling or tripling of the Bitcoin price”. The investment bank and financial services company added: “The potential long-term upside for Bitcoin is considerable as it competes more intensely with gold as an ‘alternative’ currency we...

Graduate recruitment suffers biggest UK fall since 2008 crisis
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Graduate recruitment suffers biggest UK fall since 2008 crisis

Graduate recruitment suffered the biggest drop this year since the 2008 financial crash as employers cut back on hiring workers to cope with the Covid-19 pandemic. The latest survey by the Institute of Student Employers (ISE) found that the number of graduate jobs declined by 12% and that the majority of employers anticipated a further decline...