Digital Assets are digital representations of value, such as virtual currencies or other intangible assets. They can be used to store and transfer wealth, purchase goods and services, or even represent ownership in a company. Digital assets use cryptography to ensure the security of transactions and storage while providing an immutable record of all activity associated with them.
The most popular form of digital asset is cryptocurrency – like Bitcoin – but there are many others that serve different purposes and applications. Cryptocurrency is decentralized, meaning it exists outside the control and influence of any single entity, making it more secure than traditional currency systems by eliminating potential points-of-failure for malicious actors to exploit. Popular examples include Ethereum (ERC20 tokens), Ripple XRP token, Litecoin (LTC) coin , Tether USDT stablecoin etc .
Many investors have embraced cryptocurrencies as an alternative investment since their inception due to their low correlation with other asset classes; this makes them attractive tools for diversifying risk in portfolios., Moreover from 2020 onwards institutional investors also started investing heavily into cryptoassests due to its high growth potential & new technological advancements related blockchain technology which laid foundation for so called DeFi space (Decentralized finance). As per recent reports total market cap hovered around US$ 1 trillion mark showing immense investor interest towards these type of investments..
For those who want deeper involvement in managing their own coins or trading on exchanges they must understand both technical aspects about wallets/exchanges/transactions & regulations regarding taxation laws depending upon countries where they reside at present moment otherwise one may face serious legal issues if not complies with local rules & regulations pertaining money laundering prevention act etc…