If Done Right, Crypto Can Lower Risk in Your Investments

Here’s how including a small amount of cryptocurrency as part of a conservative investment strategy can actually de-risk your portfolio.

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Do cryptocurrency assets belong in a conservative investment portfolio?

Fidelity Canada believes so. They have recently incorporated their spot bitcoin ETF into their Conservative All-in-One portfolio. However, a financial institution has many different priorities than the average investor, whose goals focus on retirement, homeownership, education and other financial life expenses. For the rest of us, where does a wildly volatile, low-correlation asset like cryptocurrency fit into a conservative investment strategy?

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Martin Leinweber
Digital Asset Product Strategist, MarketVector Indexes™

Martin Leinweber is a seasoned Digital Asset Product Strategist at MarketVector Indexes™, a leading European regulated index provider renowned for its groundbreaking work in the digital asset market since 2017. With a wealth of experience in asset management, Martin leads product development, conducts in-depth research and sets the tone for thought leadership initiatives at MarketVector.