Chris Oliver

Chris Oliver

Chris Oliver writes about issues involving technology and business from Hong Kong

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The road ahead for cryptocurrencies: an industry strategist explains why inflation could drive the next market rally

Ben Caselin of crypto-exchange AAX delves into the reasons why investors are looking to cryptocurrencies as investible assets, and shares his outlook for bitcoin’s dominance even as innovations draw attention to altcoins.

Ben Caselin of crypto-exchange AAX delves into the reasons why investors are looking to cryptocurrencies as investible assets, and shares his outlook for bitcoin’s dominance even as innovations draw attention to altcoins.

28 Jul 2021 - 3:00PM
What’s happening in the world of cryptocurrency, and what could come next? An expert breaks it down for new investors

AAX senior executive Toya Zhang forecasts that in the next 3 years, merger and acquisition activity will result in a smaller selection of cryptocurrencies, yet the sector’s total market capitalisation will continue to grow.

AAX senior executive Toya Zhang forecasts that in the next 3 years, merger and acquisition activity will result in a smaller selection of cryptocurrencies, yet the sector’s total market capitalisation will continue to grow.

18 Jun 2021 - 3:48PM
Podcast: Deconstructing Trump’s tariffs, turning point in history and the end of globalisation

Economist Richard Duncan cautions that China can’t possibly meet the demands on trade laid out by the Trump administration; warns of dire outcome for global economy

Economist Richard Duncan cautions that China can’t possibly meet the demands on trade laid out by the Trump administration; warns of dire outcome for global economy

26 Jul 2018 - 6:13PM
Is it gloom or boom, Dr Doom? Marc Faber on US-China trade war, the Japan trap and why finance is more vulnerable than in 2007

Marc Faber’s profile faded just when his contrarian ideas might be needed most. As economic jitters grow, ‘Dr Doom’ weighs in on a US-China trade war, the Japan trap and why finance is more vulnerable now than in 2007.

Marc Faber’s profile faded just when his contrarian ideas might be needed most. As economic jitters grow, ‘Dr Doom’ weighs in on a US-China trade war, the Japan trap and why finance is more vulnerable now than in 2007.

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Macau casino scion Lawrence Ho bets big on venture in Vladivostok

Casino scion Lawrence Ho Yau-lung is no stranger to games of chance and, like his father - the former overlord of Macau gaming Stanley Ho Hung-sun - knows that the house always wins.

Casino scion Lawrence Ho Yau-lung is no stranger to games of chance and, like his father - the former overlord of Macau gaming Stanley Ho Hung-sun - knows that the house always wins.

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Oliver's Twist | Causeway Bay rents continue to outpace New York's Fifth Avenue

For the second year running, Causeway Bay ranks as the world’s most expensive retail hub, outpacing New York’s Fifth Avenue by a widening margin, according to data released by Cushman & Wakefield.

For the second year running, Causeway Bay ranks as the world’s most expensive retail hub, outpacing New York’s Fifth Avenue by a widening margin, according to data released by Cushman & Wakefield.

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