AsianInvestor’s recent coverage of crypto investing has focused on investors' own concerns about the potential risks. Regulators and rating agencies have also been expressing their opinions on how rule-making should proceed.
It seems likely that investors will continue to face loss and uncertainty in the crypto markets. Meanwhile, allegations of fraud and mis-selling are adding to the negative sentiment.
If investing in crypto assets continues to be problematic, the market will have to face much stricter regulation, say some market participants.
Fullerton joins Hamilton Lane and Partners Group in tokenising funds on the platform, to tap new sources of capital.
It's an immature market and investors need to exercise caution. Nevertheless, the $40 billion collapse of a so-called stable currency has investors in the region questioning the stability of the crypto market.
According to the report, institutional investors should look for exposure to blockchain technology and its applications, since cryptocurrencies are neither currency nor precious metal substitute.
The future of the capital markets is clearly defined by digitalisation and the integration of blockchain technology, OMFIF’s latest report finds.
Following China’s cryptocurrency ban, experts believe that Singapore is poised to take on a more prominent role in Asia’s digital assets space. Meanwhile, Hong Kong remains attractive for institutional investors.
Many investment offices of wealthy families are more concerned with making money from cryptocurrencies than fretting about their environmental impact.
AsianInvestor eyes ways in which technology could transform investing in the coming decade. Our last two areas consider tokenising private assets and creating investment data hubs.
A lack of proper valuation tools, major volatility and questions around regulations and tax all prevent the digital currencies from gaining the favour of the nation's cautious asset owners.
The advent of blockchain could help more asset owners and individuals access private assets, once they understand how the technology works, say experts.