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?”
As countries around the world slowly begin to open their doors most investors have turned their attention to the US Federal Reserve and their continuing levels of immense monetary support. The question of looming inflation has dominated market headlines, with many participants questioning the Fed’s assertion that any inflation increases will prove transitory and eventually subside. The effects of inflation, if realised, will be far-reaching and will put substantial pressure on the US Central bank to quell the negative effects of accelerated price increases.