July 24, 2024
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BBVA Expert: Bitcoin and Ether Enhance Investment Portfolios

Philippe Meyer, head of digital and blockchain solutions at BBVA, advocates for integrating Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH) into investment portfolios to maximize returns. Meyer highlighted during the Web3 Corporate Innovation Day that allocating 3% to 5% of assets to cryptocurrencies “greatly improves” overall portfolio performance.

Crypto’s Superior Performance

Bitcoin has surged over 146% in the past year, reaching over $65,383, far outstripping the 15% YTD rise of the S&P 500. This substantial outperformance underscores the potential benefits of diversifying into digital assets amidst traditional market fluctuations.

Market Trends and Corrections

Despite its strong annual performance, Bitcoin faced a recent 2.3% monthly decline, contrasting with the S&P 500’s 2.8% increase in the same period. This correction coincided with reduced inflows into U.S. Bitcoin ETFs, which experienced significant outflows totaling $145 million on June 17.

BTC/USDT, 1-year chart. Source: CoinMarketCap

Jag Kooner, head of derivatives at Bitfinex, explained:

“Investors in ETFs tend to amplify market movements, evident from previous high inflows when Bitcoin surpassed $70,000 and subsequent outflows during price declines.”

Navigating Market Dynamics

Moreover, investors are monitoring these developments closely as they navigate between traditional market indices and the volatility of cryptocurrencies. Meyer’s insights reflect a growing sentiment among financial experts. This includes digital assets can potentially mitigate risk and enhance returns in investment strategies.

As market conditions evolve, the role of cryptocurrencies in diversified investment portfolios continues to garner attention for their potential to deliver robust performance amidst market uncertainties.

Image by Miloslav Hamřík from Pixabay

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