• ESG Aspects of Cryptoassets

    This report on ESG Aspects of Cryptoassets aims to address the prevailing misconceptions surrounding the energy consumption associated with Bitcoin mining. It highlights that Bitcoin’s absolute energy consumption is actually lower than that of traditional monetary and payment systems it seeks to disrupt. Comparatively, both gold mining and the legacy financial system consume a greater […]

  • Cryptoasset Adoption and Volatility

    This report on Cryptoasset Adoption and Volatility examines the global adoption rates of cryptoassets, highlighting key trends and factors that contribute to their growth. Developing countries lead the way in adoption rates, with male millennials around the age of 35 being the most likely cryptoasset owners. Factors such as inflation and money supply growth have […]

  • Crypto Market Intelligence – January 2023

    Download the Full Report in PDF by André Dragosch, Head of Research and Dominik Poiger, Chief Product Officer Key Takeaways Chart of the Month Performance Review Cryptoassets staged an extraordinary comeback this year outperforming other asset classes by a very wide margin in January. More specifically, the top 10 cryptoassets performed 36.7% while global developed market […]

  • Crypto Market Intelligence – December 2022

    Download the Full Report in PDF by André Dragosch, Head of Research Key Takeaways Chart of the Year Performance Review Admittedly, 2022 was a very harsh year for cryptoasset investors but also other asset classes were negatively affected by the tightening in monetary policy of major central banks. During 2022, cryptoassets were mostly mired in a […]

  • Cryptocurrencies and the Sharpe Ratio of Traditional Investment Models

    Just over a year ago, Deutsche Digital Assets published a report analyzing the impact of cryptocurrencies on the performance of traditional portfolios. Our report concluded that a small, rebalancing allocation to cryptocurrencies has a significant impact on the Sharpe ratio of all the portfolios investigated. We have updated our analysis to determine whether an allocation […]

  • The Impact of Crypto Currencies on the Sharpe Ratio of Traditional Investment Models

    Deutsche Digital Assets commissioned an empirical study analyzing the impact a minor crypto asset allocation would have had on the risk-adjusted ROI of various portfolio types. The study concluded that all portfolio types benefited greatly, resulting in the portfolio’s Sharpe Ratio roughly doubling for all portfolio strategies with a mere 1%, rebalanced monthly, allocation to […]