Bear market: Want to invest in cryptos during bear market? Have a look at these segments

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Bharat Vivek, Co-founder and COO, Kassio, said investors can look at yield-based crypto products, which give users a fixed per cent interest earning on their crypto holdings. Such products will gain more popularity going ahead, he said.

Global remittance is another area where Vivek is bullish upon. Huge game-changing innovations are possible, especially in an integrated on and off-ramp environment where users can easily send remittance overseas at a lower price, faster settlement, and low processing times, he explained.New Delhi: Investors in the cryptocurrency market are facing a tough time amid heightened volatility and extreme selling pressure, as the bears have tightened their grip on the space.

Major crypto tokens have eroded up to two-thirds of their value from respective all-time high levels. The last crash has dampened investor confidence in various crypto segments.

However, market participants are bullish on various themes as they believe crypto is a big change in the global financial system.
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Bharat Vivek, Co-founder and COO, Kassio, said investors can look at yield-based crypto products, which give users a fixed per cent interest earning on their crypto holdings. Such products will gain more popularity going ahead, he said.

“Apart from that, crypto payment is also a potential pocket as big brands are venturing into the space. We will see more use cases in the payment space supported by venture-backed sandbox/pilots.”

Global leading brands like Gucci and Starbucks are embracing crypto payments and many fortune 500 companies like Dell, 1-800 Flowers, and Newegg have moved towards crypto payments.

Global remittance is another area where Vivek is bullish upon. Huge game-changing innovations are possible, especially in an integrated on and off-ramp environment where users can easily send remittance overseas at a lower price, faster settlement, and low processing times, he explained.

Khaleelulla Baig, Co-founder and CEO, Koinbasket, said he is positive on various themes. Layer one, defi and gaming pockets look attractive to him. He, however, told investors to stick to largecap projects solving real-world use cases.

Crypto market is highly volatile but experts believe a disciplined investment strategy can yield solid returns in the long term.

“Crypto investments are for the long term and investors should not worry about timing the market. Diversifying your crypto portfolio and investing through SIPs should be the mantra to mitigate the risk,” Baig added.

Investors should avoid getting into illiquid crypto assets, high frequency and leveraged trading, he said, adding that they should also focus on keeping their portfolios fairly diversified.

An investor should have clear and time-bound investment goals with the FOMO (fear of missing out) factor not guiding their strategy in order to safeguard their wealth from the volatility and turbulence in the market.

Like every financial market, crypto investors should educate themselves, do their own research, and always be cautious while investing, advised Vivek from Kassio.

(Disclaimer: Recommendations, suggestions, views and opinions given by the experts are their own. These do not represent the views of Economic Times)
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Updated: 05/23/2022 — 06:00