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Bitcoin and Ethereum Derivatives – A First Step for Institutions?

Mar 23rd, 2021 | Filed under: Newly Added, Institutional Investing, What about beta?, Digital currencies, The Alts Industry, Commodities

By Keith Black, PhD, CFA, CAIA, FDP, Managing Director of Content Strategy, CAIA Association In February 2020, IPE asked whether the $200 billion cryptocurrency market was of interest to institutional investors. While the premise was tempting, few institutions made the allocation, due to challenges and uncertainty in custody while questioningRead More

Reaching for Yield in Decentralized Finance

Feb 28th, 2021 | Filed under: Newly Added, Digital currencies

By Keith Black, PhD, CFA, CAIA, FDP, Managing Director, Content Strategy, CAIA Association With junk bonds yielding less than 4% and sovereign debt ranging in yields from negative to 2%, investors have been settling for meager yields in bank deposits and the bond market. The revolution in decentralized finance (DeFi)Read More

Pursuing Diversification with Cryptocurrencies

Jun 18th, 2020 | Filed under: Newly Added, The Global Economy & Currencies, Digital currencies, Emerging Alternative Investments, Other Topics in Alts

By Andrew Keenan, CAIA, CFA, CBP, Assistant Vice President – Valuation Risk and Control at Credit Suisse Overview The recent release of CAIA Association’s seminal report “The Next Decade of Alternative Investments: From Adolescence to Responsible Citizenship” underscored four key tenets for the investment industry to adhere to and emphasizeRead More