Nikolaus Jilch

Nikolaus Jilch Articles

Under central bank governor Ewald Nowotny, Austria has brought back half of its gold reserves into the country. But why? What is the fascination of gold today? Why does a central bank store tons of shiny metal in their cellars? And what...
The term “carat” comes from “carob seed,” which was standard for weighing small quantities in the Middle East.