Unum Crypto Core Portfolio

If you are a Crypto trading novice, the one way to gain broad exposure to cryptocurrencies is through a Core & Satellite Strategy, where:

1. The Core provides exposure that is broadly representative of the market, and
2. Satellite strategies that have the potential to deliver higher returns through concentrated exposure at a reduced weighting.

 

The Unum Crypto Core Portfolio

In this case, the Core is a combination of the XAI Altcoin Index, which includes 6 cryptocurrencies (Ethereum, Ethereum Classic, Ripple, Monero, Litecoin and Zcash) that cover 21.5% of the crypto market capitalization and the big daddy of the Crypto market, Bitcoin.

 

 

Current Allocation:

Core: 76.5%
Satellite: 21%
Cash: 2.5%

The performance of cryptocurrencies have exceeded many expectations and while we may see pullbacks over various time frames, those pullbacks would allow investors and traders to take a position to gain exposure to potential bigger future moves. Below we highlight the performance of Bitcoin, Litecoin as well as Ripple.

 

 

If you are interested in knowing more about how you can gain exposure to either to the XAI Crypto index or build a Core and Satellite cryptocurrency strategy, drop the trading desk an email on tradedesk@unum.co.za

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