Perceptions of a post-Binance cleanup, expectations of crypto ETF approvals, Bitcoin ‘halving’ and the potential of asset class infrastructure demand increased interest among institutional investors.
Speculative fever in the crypto space has cooled but not disappeared as wealthy families seek value in more ‘grown-up’ uses of digital asset technology. Part two of a two-part report.
The busts rocking the digital asset industry have given family offices more, not less, impetus to enter the space. This is part one of a two-part report.
At a recent media conference, incoming Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) governor, Felipe Medalla, stressed the bank’s focus on stabilising inflation, and does not rule out more aggressive policy tightening.
Many investment offices of wealthy families are more concerned with making money from cryptocurrencies than fretting about their environmental impact.
Bitcoin and its ilk have gained a bad rep for being carbon-intensive, but some blockchain technologies are being adapted to support ESG-friendly assets.
Singapore's aim to become the world's greatest crypto hub is being backed up by regulation. Will institutional investors follow suit? Experts believe it's only a matter of time.
The massive correction experienced by Bitcoin in recent weeks underlines the volatility of cryptocurrencies. Will they ever gain a place as a central investment asset for investors?
Although some financial markets have a solid regulatory framework around tokenisation, investors remain wary of the concept for several reasons.
In the first of a two-part series about the rise of token technology, experts outline aspects of blockchain-enabled securitisation of assets that could appeal to large investors.
Central bank digital currencies are seen as more stable than Bitcoin, but they are not likely to be traded the way cryptocurrencies or forex are.
Despite some evidence of rising asset owner interest in the likes of Bitcoin, two large institutional investors have their doubts about investing directly into such assets.