With Cryptocurrencies displaying tremendous performance last year, it is just a matter of time before clients start asking for your informed view on these potential investment opportunities. We provide pertinent background on the rise of Cryptoassets, share the main findings from a recent publication on Cryptoassets by the CFA Institute and suggest a model answer to the dreaded question: “Mr/Mrs Advisor, what’s your view on Cryptoassets?”
A resurgence in Covid-19 infections, especially in India, caused some discomfort among investors. Accompanied by a less than smooth roll out of vaccinations in most territories it’s not yet clear that the world has put the pandemic behind it.
The move by the African National Congress to suspend party members who did not voluntarily step down while facing criminal charges was widely lauded and will go a long way to reinstate investor appetite for South African government bonds and equities.