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https://doi.org/10.2478/crebss-2019-0012

The impact of cryptocurrency on the efficient frontier of emerging markets

Karlo Ćosić   ORCID icon orcid.org/0000-0003-4232-0750 ; Croatia
Anita Čeh Časni   ORCID icon orcid.org/0000-0002-2742-8619 ; Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Puni tekst: engleski, pdf (485 KB) str. 64-75 preuzimanja: 369* citiraj
APA 6th Edition
Ćosić, K. i Čeh Časni, A. (2019). The impact of cryptocurrency on the efficient frontier of emerging markets. Croatian Review of Economic, Business and Social Statistics, 5 (2), 64-75. https://doi.org/10.2478/crebss-2019-0012
MLA 8th Edition
Ćosić, Karlo i Anita Čeh Časni. "The impact of cryptocurrency on the efficient frontier of emerging markets." Croatian Review of Economic, Business and Social Statistics, vol. 5, br. 2, 2019, str. 64-75. https://doi.org/10.2478/crebss-2019-0012. Citirano 17.09.2021.
Chicago 17th Edition
Ćosić, Karlo i Anita Čeh Časni. "The impact of cryptocurrency on the efficient frontier of emerging markets." Croatian Review of Economic, Business and Social Statistics 5, br. 2 (2019): 64-75. https://doi.org/10.2478/crebss-2019-0012
Harvard
Ćosić, K., i Čeh Časni, A. (2019). 'The impact of cryptocurrency on the efficient frontier of emerging markets', Croatian Review of Economic, Business and Social Statistics, 5(2), str. 64-75. https://doi.org/10.2478/crebss-2019-0012
Vancouver
Ćosić K, Čeh Časni A. The impact of cryptocurrency on the efficient frontier of emerging markets. Croatian Review of Economic, Business and Social Statistics [Internet]. 2019 [pristupljeno 17.09.2021.];5(2):64-75. https://doi.org/10.2478/crebss-2019-0012
IEEE
K. Ćosić i A. Čeh Časni, "The impact of cryptocurrency on the efficient frontier of emerging markets", Croatian Review of Economic, Business and Social Statistics, vol.5, br. 2, str. 64-75, 2019. [Online]. https://doi.org/10.2478/crebss-2019-0012

Sažetak
Cryptocurrencies are a sweltering topic in modern times of investment strategies. Since the cryptocurrency market is classified as an emerging market, in this paper a portfolio of emerging markets is compiled from the indices of four European Union (EU) countries and one cryptocurrency. The aim of this paper is to investigate how the incorporation of the Bitcoin cryptocurrency into the portfolio affects the performance of the portfolios of these countries. Moreover, by drawing an efficient frontier, the paper identifies where Bitcoin stands relative to other indices in the portfolio. The countries whose indices were used in the analysis are: Croatia, Hungary, Romania and Poland during the period from July 13, 2018 to June 07, 2019. The method used for an efficient frontier formation is Markowitz’s Modern Portfolio Theory (MPT). By applying this theory, the minimum variance portfolio at the efficient frontier was created for the portfolio with and without the cryptocurrency. The empirical analysis indicates that Bitcoin improves the effectiveness of the portfolio in emerging markets of the selected EU countries, where the expected risks of a portfolio that includes the cryptocurrency are smaller and with higher returns than those of portfolios without Bitcoin. From the Markowitz’s theory point of view, the results of the empirical analysis also indicate that Bitcoin is on the efficient frontier. Since all instruments on the efficient frontier according to the modern portfolio theory are efficient, it can be concluded that investments in such instruments depend on investor’s risk aversion.

Ključne riječi
Bitcoin; cryptocurrency market; efficient frontier; emerging markets; Markowitz modern theory

Hrčak ID: 229674

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https://hrcak.srce.hr/229674

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