- Over the next year, James Malcolm believes that regulation will play a huge role in cryptos.
- He says that investors will become increasingly exposed to cryptos, willingly or unwillingly.
- Malcolm also believes that relative value analysis between coins will become a deciding factor.
After years of frosty wariness towards cryptocurrencies, many institutional and retail investors alike are now dipping their toes into the asset class..
According to the Pew Research Center, 16% of US adults have personally traded or invested in a cryptocurrency. The number of global crypto users reached over 200 million in July, doubling since January, reported Crypto.com.
“One can now assert with considerable confidence that private digital currencies are here to stay and constitute a nascent asset class,” James Malcolm, a top currency strategist at UBS, penned in a markets outlook report published on November 8.