Economics & Politics
Economics & Politics

Economics & Politics

Opinion blog on global trends in economy & politics

Markets fall at the behest of Powell`s comment.

23 Feb 2021 3 minute read 2 comments elpis

Markets have started fearing inflation. Inflation should have made a visible impact 6 months ago had Fed & ECB did not resort to more printing of bills. Let us remind ourselves why we are in this situation we are in?  There is a virus that apparently...

Are biofuels reducing the carbon footprint?

21 Feb 2021 2 minute read 11 comments elpis

We are seeing abnormal changes in the environment for the last few decades more so often than earlier. Some of the world leaders have tried to solve this problem and we now hear more often the terms 2030 or 2050 targets. Biofuels are one of the strat...

Will India Ban private cryptocurrencies? So what?

8 Feb 2021 1 minute read 1 comment elpis

In March 2020, the Supreme court of India quashed the restrictions imposed by the RBI (central bank of India) on cryptocurrencies.  On 29th Jan 2021, a new bill proposal for discussion was introduced in the parliament. It read as in the following  "T...

Trading Crypto in Belgium

8 Feb 2021 1 minute read 0 comments elpis

This article focuses on the political & taxation of cryptocurrencies in Belgium. I will start exploring other European countries in my subsequent posts A summary of individual taxation on gains from cryptocurrencies would be the classification of you...