High levels of risk and more attractive options see some family offices in two finance hubs steer clear of the novel asset class.
In the wake of the SVB collapse, the cryptocurrency industry is not looking very bright — and fundamental bottlenecks, including real-world integration, need to be addressed.
The shutting off of three major funding sources for the technology and cryptocurrency industries is set to have serious implications for investors in these fast growing sectors.
Hong Kong's regulator sees scope for opening up a maturing crypto market to retail investors, but questions remain about whether investors are sufficiently protected.
While investors like the Ontario Teacher’s Pension Plan and Temasek write off their investments in FTX, the recent downfall of centralised crypto exchanges may actually serve as the purge the industry needs.
Moves to localise trade and end freedom of movement are threats — but also opportunities, say investors based in the SAR.
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.
Institutional investors continue to dismiss the appeal of cryptocurrencies despite blockchain technology’s development and investment potentials.
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.