Two telecom lines fail to protect world’s top derivative bourse

By Nupur Acharya and Siddhartha Singh Less than an hour into trading in India’s $2.7 trillion stock market on Wednesday, dealers saw index levels on the National Stock Exchange’s cash segment had stopped updating. By 11:40 a.m., the world’s biggest derivatives bourse halted trading in all segments. The incident prompted the markets regulator to ask […]

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Surprise! Bitcoin’s volatility should burn investors, but it hasn’t

By Nir Kaissar Just over 10 years old, Bitcoin might already be the best-performing investment of all time. It might also be the most volatile, and volatility has a way of luring people into ill-timed and costly investing choices. So with all the headlines about Bitcoin’s meteoric rise, it seems reasonable to ask how its […]

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