The stock market burst into 2021 with a roller coaster of a ride. Trading volumes were higher than they’ve been in a while, and a stock market rush by Reddit investors temporarily turned American company Gamestop into a pivotal figure on the stock exchange. Belgian investors were also seduced by the impact of Reddit and got their share too.
USD 1,072,300,000,000. That is the value of the US treasury bonds that China was holding in its national deposit box at the end of 2020. Why does China have so many US government bonds? And could China use this as a political and monetary weapon?
Delivering kebabs, pruning your neighbour's hedge or teaching kids football at the local club: in the past, you were able to earn some extra money without having to share all your income with the tax authorities. However, these rules changed recently.