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Cryptocurrencies as an Emerging Asset Class

How Bitcoin and Co are changing the world of banking (part 5/7)

With a market cap of more than USD 1.7 trillion at the end of March, cryptocurrencies already made their way into a lot of investors’ wallets - not rarely with a considerable return. But how valuable is an asset that holds no intrinsic value? There are a number of existing models that try to shed light on what coins of a cryptocurrency might be worth. Assessing their value is the basis for investing in cryptocurrencies properly, and there are different ways to do so.


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