Analysis of Cryptocurrency Risks and Methods of their Mitigation in Contemporary Market Conditions

E. Nadyrova
2018 Review of business and economics studies  
In the course of the research, we identified seven risk groups, analyzed their influence, and formulated possible measures of the risk mitigation. For initial coin offerings projects, we formulated a special risk-assessment scoring system based on a 100-point scale. Investment risks (volatility) were one of the main issues. The only effective option of risk-management here is risk aversion - the refusal of any interaction with the cryptocurrency market. On the other hand, traditional risk
more » ... ditional risk management method of diversification has proved its worth and viability on empirical studies of portfolio investments. The portfolio should not be mostly "crypto" but rather it should also consist of traditional assets. It is necessary to consider the opportunity to quit the cryptocurrency market for a short period of time, to prevent the harmful consequences of dramatic price shifts.
doi:10.26794/2308-944x-2018-6-2-65-78 fatcat:ksoxjlq52je5fc5p7ddle3bzgu