Monthly Archives: June 2013

Silver, copper coins, currency, tax and corruption in imperial China

Corruption, black market and difficulty of managing currency in imperial China As a Chinese history buff, the period that most fascinates me is the rule of Emperor Yongzheng (1722 – 1735). He was a very hardworking administrator who arguably died of overwork. During his relatively


USDSGD technical analysis: consolidation, beats key support resistance

Technical picture of the USDSGD may be changing: After a decade-long bull run that sees the Singapore Dollar gain 54% against the US Dollar between 2001 and 2011, it moved into a sideway consolidation starting last year. Furthermore, bulls may see chance to for the