Upalat Korwatanasakul

About Upalat Korwatanasakul

Upalat Korwatanasakul is a Programme Manager in the Research and Policy Analysis Cluster, ASEAN-Japan Centre, Tokyo.
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Economics, Finance sector development

Cryptocurrency in emerging Asia

Cryptocurrency in emerging Asia
Currently at the frontier of financial development, cryptocurrency provides both opportunities and risks in financial markets and has driven a large interest in its early years. The new business model provided by cryptocurrency along with the exponential increases in its prices may have enticed investors, with many utilizing cryptocurrency as a speculative asset to take advantage of the early gains. However, the subsequent crash in prices provided a wake-up call to speculators dealing with cryptocurrency.