Investing comes in different shapes and also changes shape as per the needs of the investor. In 2021, the investing in Stocks, Mutual Funds, IPOs saw a great surge and indicated how the future course of action for the potential investor will be. However, 2021 is about to end, but, the year also saw some interesting changes and new trends that become a new normal for investors who wants to diversify their investment portfolio. These new trends were high on demand and trended the whole year despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
A number of popular brands and celebrity individuals also launched their own investing tools in the market as they saw the trend is high on demand. Most of the investors of these were first-time or new investors who wish to experience the investing in the future. These all investment options are new-age investing tools with a digital presence.
Here, we are discussing these trends that shall boom in coming years and transform the investing experience and ROI as they are becoming new normal investing destinations.
A growing number of crypto index funds are available, allowing you to conveniently diversify among currencies. This concept is more intriguing than betting on a single currency token, but the ecosystem is changing so quickly that it's difficult to tell who is good and who is terrible.
Regulators across the globe spent 2021 studying the economic implications of bitcoin. Many central banks, including India's, have warned that cryptos pose a threat to financial stability. The year 2021 saw a lot of regulatory activity, from El Salvador's acceptance of bitcoin as legal cash. Whereas India has announced a possible crypto regulation bill in 2021, which will be introduced in 2022. This bill might ban or regulate cryptocurrency in the country. It's not clear what will be the course of action. In 2022, the trend is projected to continue.
In 2021, you've probably heard a lot about NFTs or Non-Fungible Tokens. This year, NFTs have gained a lot of traction. Millions of dollars have been spent on digital artwork, and investors have placed bets on NFT equities. Cannabis, which is still illegal in most areas of the world, is another business with considerable long-term promises. You've probably noticed a group of users on Twitter changing their profile picture to a pixelated image and wondered why. The NFT market isn't new, but the price of digital currencies such as cryptos, which you can use to acquire these digital assets, has skyrocketed its popularity.
Electric Vehicle (EV) Industry
Since practically all manufacturers have pledged billions of dollars or ambitious targets to go "all EV", it's difficult to separate investment in EVs from investing in the car industry in general. Before going entirely electric, most people should wait for full EV vehicles to sort out their problems.
Increased government expenditures in the development of electric vehicle charging stations and hydrogen fueling stations, as well as buyer incentives, will provide chances for OEMs to increase their income stream and regional footprint.
The market in the Asia Pacific is expected to develop steadily due to increasing demand for low-cost, low-emission cars, whereas the market in North America and Europe is expected to rise quickly due to government efforts and the rising high-performance passenger vehicle sector.
After a year of gloomy skies, India's renewable energy sector is set to thrive in 2022, with an estimated investment of over USD 15 billion as the government concentrates on EVs, solar equipment manufacturing, green hydrogen, and meeting the ambitious 175 GW renewable capacity target.
Renewable energy is the way of the future, and the way it's growing shows how it may help you diversify your investment portfolio. Governments all around the globe are promoting renewable energy by enacting zero-carbon emission policies. The growth in the sector demonstrates how the industry will perform in the coming years since renewable and green energy are the way of the future.