Digital assets is a new an emerging asset class of digital, virtual, and crypto currencies (also known as cryptocurrencies) that share characteristics and operate in similar ways.

Cryptocurrencies are the most common form of digital assets that are traded on digital assets exchanges.

Cryptocurrencies are designed to work as a medium of exchange using cryptography to secure transactions and to control the creation of additional units of the currency.
Cryptocurrencies employ a blockchain, which can be understood as a continuously growing list of records called blocks that are secured by cryptography.

The most famous example of a cryptocurrency is Bitcoin (XBT, BTC), but there are countless others such as Ethereum (ETH), Monero (XMR), and Ripple (XRP).