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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. The company unveiled  its global cryptocurrency, Libra, in June this year. File photograph:  Justin Sullivan/AFP/Getty Images

Facebook’s attempt to drag cryptocurrencies into the mainstream with its Libra digital coin met with further scepticism on Monday when an ECB board me(...)

Market ups and downs: a focus on short-term performance means money managers are engaging in activity that is causing bubbles and crashes

Institutional investors’ obsession with short-term performance means money managers are engaging in activity that is “not merely superfluous but wealt(...)