The extreme volatility and uncertain intrinsic value are precisely why seasoned investors like Berkshire Hathaway's vice chairman Charlie Munger, have derided bitcoin in the past as essentially pure speculation.
An executive at multinational investment bank Goldman Sachs believes an increase in participation from institutional investors is “key” to stabilizing nascent markets such as cryptocurrencies.
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Asia markets, including China and India, have seen growing interest from global investors and venture capital firms in recent years. Despite the volatility of the macroeconomic and geopolitical environment, the number of VC deals in the continent still booked robust growth in the third quarter.
Private equity firms that hoped to exit their investments through initial share sales are forced to defer their plans as volatility continues to rock India's stock markets.
Recent unstable market conditions have proved supportive for hedge funds, in relative terms, with liquid hedge fund benchmarks were down 1 percent in March, and distressed and special situations strategies underperforming.
Some big-name hedge funds are suffering losses even after getting what many in the industry have been asking for: more volatility. February was marked by a massive market selloff early in the month, a change from the years of calm that some managers blamed for lackluster performance.
For many, the roller coaster ride can be nerve-wracking and lead to the common trap of buying high on market confidence and selling low on market fears to prevent further losses. That's a bad idea, according to Bridgewater Associates founder Ray Dalio. Here's why.
While data scientists, software developers and financial engineers are busy at work on more complex algorithmic trading platforms to better predict, and optimize, this volatility, they may be looking in the wrong place.
A pick up in currency market volatility over the last few days after years of suppression by central banks' easy-money policies has prompted some investors to look again at protecting against, or profiting from, sharp moves.