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John Monash, Anzac Day
A True Hero
John Monash, Anzac DayTen years ago, I was familiar with the battle of Villers-Bretonneux and the exploits of the AIF on the Western Front. But I was less aware of the exploits of the bloke at the top — John Monash. In this 100-year anniversary of the victories of 1918, I thought it would be fitting to cast markets aside for the day, and remind you just how remarkable this man was.
Bitcoin Ban in Russia?
bitcoin Russia banJust over a month after China shut down its crypto exchanges, Russia might be following suit. The Central Bank of Russia has said it plans to take down the bitcoin exchange websites. The news did what it does best, bringing about price volatility.
US Political Volatility Boosts Gold Price
Newcrest Mining Share PriceUS politics is not looking like it’s going to be a beacon of calm over the rest of the Trump presidency. And the massive US debt ceiling problem is not going away. Such volatility usually triggers more investment into safe haven assets. To my mind Gold could be the big winner in the short term.