Why we need more data on China; Digital currency risk and valuation
Friday 25 June 2021 – Vol.12 Ed.25.5
Commentary: China’s global financial footprint
By Herbert Poenisch in Beijing
Most statistical data on China’s global financial presence only include residential transactions. China’s offshore activities are not taken into account when looking at the country as a global financial player. In the absence of a Chinese effort to get to grips with their international financial activities, the world needs a coordinated effort to collect more data. This would serve both international investors in assessing risk in portfolios and Chinese authorities in keeping track of their assets and liabilities.
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Meeting: Valuation, risk and digital assets
Tuesday 20 July, 16:00-17:00 BST
Institutional investors are exploring cryptocurrencies and tokenised assets as alternative investments. However, as we witness the beginning of a major portfolio diversification shift, uncertainty remains regarding risk, taxonomy and valuation. In partnership with Kroll, OMFIF DMI hosts this virtual panel on the digital asset landscape. The panel will discuss market trends and demand, types of digital assets, technical ways of valuing digital assets, risk, adoption and the use of assets over time.
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