A Case Study by Grayscale Investments
Financial crises are happening more frequently and span across many geopolitical regions. For example, during the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) between October 2007 and March 2009, the S&P 500 and several of its global equity counterparts lost more than half of their value, erasing decades of wealth accumulation and challenging our understanding of market efficiency and systemic risk.
Unfortunately, these broad-based drawdowns in asset prices happen with greater frequency than most investors realize. Now, more than ten years into a bull market for risk assets, it is crucial for investors to understand the dynamics of liquidity risk and the tools available to hedge before the next crisis emerges.
To better understand Bitcoin’s potential role as a hedge against liquidity risk, we’ll look at Bitcoin market action in the wake of five major macroeconomic developments, including the recent escalation of US and China trade tensions.
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