In line with an official ‘press release‘, Investment application ‘Invstr’ has launched a crypto index for their platform, permitting users to follow cryptocurrency markets.
Invstr’s cryptocurrency index would enable users to trace price fluctuations within the crypto market and make price comparisons for specific cryptocurrency pairs. The index will also embrace several digital assets categories, that embodies assets, payment along with utility tokens.
Cryptocurrencies on the application would be reviewed quarterly, that would offer additional of newer and stable cryptocurrencies to remain on the app whereas removing suspended or unstable cryptos from the index. While number of the cryptocurrencies available for monitoring on the Invstr app include Bitcoin [BTC], Litecoin [LTC], Ethereum [ETH], Bitcoin Cash [BCH] and EOS [EOS].
Derhalli revealed that the cryptocurrency index can supposedly enable retail investors to examine the impact cryptocurrency investments would wear on their portfolios. He stated that standard indexes measure impact on the asset class, not on portfolios, and thereby are relevant to retail investors.
“Traditional indices measure impact on the asset categories not as an investor’s portfolio… this is often not a relevant thought for smaller investors who wish to know what would be the impact on their portfolios. The Invstr Crypto Index addresses this by employing weightings that optimise risk-reward based on the volatility of the constituent assets.”
As ‘reported‘ earlier in Oct., institutional investors have surpassed high-net-worth individual investors as the major patrons of cryptocurrency transactions valued over $100,000 USD.
The head of trading at Cumberland named ‘Bobby Cho’, the crypto mercantilism arm of DRW Holdings LLC, then said, “the wild west days of cryptocurrencies are extremely turning the corner,” and that the situation shows “the professionalisation that’s happening across the board within this phase.”