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.
A bullish message of Hong Kong's re-emergence was conveyed by a stellar cast of speakers at the Global Leaders' Summit.
A survey on the financial future of Hong Kong, prepared for a government agency, glosses over the thornier issues of concern to global firms currently making contingency plans.
VCs and other investors such as GIC and Mitsubishi UFJ earned at least 10 times their initial investment when Coinbase listed on the Nasdaq. What does this tell us about the future of crypto?
As more institutions integrate data into their investment processes, the challenge now is making sense of the data, panellists said.
China’s tightening of fintech regulations has dealt a blow to companies such as Alibaba and Tencent. With a slew of IPOs coming in Hong Kong, investors assess tech stock valuations.
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.
The spread of central bank digital currencies could well complement and expand the tokenisation of other assets and the proliferation of digital bonds, say investment executives.
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.
The need for professionals to adapt to a virtual contact environment has become prevalent across the investment industry. Firms that adapt fastest may benefit the most.
Artificial intelligence could revolutionise actively managed funds, but it cannot expand until regulators accept them and they build multi-year track records, say advocates.