The current hype about two-sided digital platforms, blitzscaling and winner-takes-most markets has fuelled a surge in IPO listings. As a result, a rising tide of doomsayers have warned that we are repeating the excesses of the dot-com boom.
One consequence of this dynamic is there are now over 360 unicorns (privately held start-up companies valued at over $1bn) globally, with most in tech-related sectors. To illustrate, last year delivered...
Investors have piled into bonds such that more than $15trn worth are now negative yielding if held to maturity – a new record.
Knee-jerk reactions could become self-fulfilling
Poring through the FCA's new regulations
A fond farewell
What risk factors should investors look out for?