January 28, 2021

The number of financial advisers working with cryptocurrency increased by 50% over the year

The number of financial advisers working with cryptocurrency increased by 50% over the year

According to a study by crypto index fund provider Bitwise Asset Management, nearly 10% of financial advisors have included digital assets in client portfolios to date.

According to the survey, 9.4% of specialistsdiversified client portfolios with crypto assets, which is 1.5 times higher than last year's 6.3%. 15% of those who have not yet allocated funds for cryptocurrency plan to do so in 2021, and 2% said they would definitely do it. Over the past year, the share of skeptics has halved, from 8% to 4%.

At the same time, the specialists in financial planning is much more active in investing in digital assets. 24% of respondents said they have already invested their own funds in cryptocurrency.

Among the main reasons for choosing a new classassets, in 54% of cases, consultants cite a lack of correlation with traditional markets amid the global recession from the coronavirus pandemic. 25% of respondents cite inflation hedging as the main factor.

81% of investment advisors reported that clients themselves asked them about the prospects for investing in cryptoassets.

Earlier, we also reported that, according to analysts at JPMorgan Chase, the gradual recognition of bitcoin as a reserve asset has a direct impact on the gold market, lowering its price.

test: Ivan Malichenko, photo: Unsplash