Money

  • Bitcoin soars to record high

    - Nov 28, 2017
    Virtual currency Bitcoin has soared to a new record high, more than doubling in value since the beginning of October. The rise is partly due to the prospect of the cryptocurrency crossing over into the financial mainstream. Trading...
  • The Guardian view on the Paradise Papers: not all is lost Editorial

    - Nov 12, 2017
    Bono owns a bit of a Lithuanian shopping centre. The Queen finances a whisker of BrightHouse, the household goods business accused of exploiting its customers. Lewis Hamilton dodged VAT on his private jet with the finesse of an F1...
  • Russian Money in Silicon Valley

    - Jan 23, 2014
    A new trove of leaked documents, the so-called Paradise Papers, have revealed that Yuri Milner, a Russian businessman with extensive investments in Silicon Valley, used funds from two Kremlin-controlled—and now U.S.-sanctioned—banks to make large investments in...