Trading StrategiesDec, 2017
As a volatile geopolitical landscape continues to test the resilience of global markets, the world’s largest economies are at risk of falling behind their emerging counterparts and agile fintech companies. The Trading Strategies special report, published in The Times, features the changes created by the rise of cryptocurrencies, smart beta hybrid investment strategies and the importance of customer experience in the congested retail trading market. Also included is a powerful infographic on the future of bitcoin, comment on the troubles facing the US Federal Reserve and stock market success in Africa
Whether you’re a bitcoin bull or bear, no one can deny the incredible surge in the cryptocurrency over the past year. Seen as too volatile for some investors and lacking the safeguards afforded to most financial assets, bitcoin remains a contentious issue in the trading world. Yet despite warnings of a speculative bubble, interest in bitcoin shows no sign of abating, as hedge funds step up their investments and other companies attempt to bring cryptos into the mainstream. With strategists and hedge fund managers predicting a further run in bitcoin in the short term at least, what does 2018 hold for its seemingly unstoppable appreciation?