Is it time to start regulating cryptocurrency?

With governments looking to put rules and regulations around the trading of cryptocurrency, we look at the implications of such developments in this edition of the Business Day Spotlight.

Our host Mudiwa Gavaza is joined by Saliegh Salaam, a senior portfolio manager at Old Mutual Investment Group.

Topics of discussion include: the rise cryptocurrencies; growing rebellion against against traditional financial systems; how governments and institutional investors have responded to cryptocurrencies over the years; the move towards regulating digital currencies and alternative payments; how investors can benefit from rising cryptocurrency prices and technology in a way that mitigates their risk, and an outlook of how increasing regulation is likely to affect the market globally.