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.