This month’s crash in the value of cryptocurrencies has wiped out investments for people all over the world. In Bangalore, 29-year-old Subbaiah watched in horror as his $7,000 crypto holdings in luna and terra collapsed. Even investors holding other cryptocurrencies as part of a diversified portfolio are feeling the sting.

Scott Chipolina, the FT’s digital assets correspondent, and Ilan Solot, a partner at crypto group Tagus Capital, discuss what the future could hold for crypto as an asset class, what more could be done to protect consumers — and the steps investors can take to protect themselves.

If you’ve lost money in the crash and need to talk to someone, here’s a link to the Reddit thread containing all of the national helplines you could turn to for support: https://www.reddit.com/r/terraluna/comments/un57df/for_everyone_panicking_here_are_some_national/

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