Grayscale: a quarter of US investors own cryptocurrencies

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A survey by Grayscale Investments showed that 26% of American investors with capital over $ 10,000 hold cryptocurrencies in their portfolios. At the same time, 55% of respondents bought them in the last 12 months.

The report says that two-thirds of investors who bought bitcoin more than a year ago still hold cryptocurrency. Of those who sold their BTC holdings, the vast majority (91%) made a profit. At the same time, 77% of investors noted that they would be more likely to buy bitcoin if a direct Bitcoin ETF was approved in the United States.

Interest in buying cryptocurrencies continues to grow. So, in 2019, 36% of respondents thought about investing in investment products for bitcoin. In 2020, the percentage increased to 55%, and this year 59% of respondents are already considering such investments. The rejection of such investments was reported by 15% of survey participants.

Interestingly, 55% of investors view Bitcoin as a long-term investment, and only 37% of those surveyed buy BTC for quick profits. 26% of respondents reported that they consider bitcoin as a currency, and 77% of respondents see it as an investment asset.

About half of bitcoin owners hold other cryptocurrencies as well. 46% of the surveyed BTC owners also invested in ETH. The Dogecoin cryptocurrency remains very popular – 44% of investors who own bitcoin also hold DOGE. Litecoin was in third place in popularity – it was bought by 26% of bitcoin owners.

A recent survey by the Crypto.com platform showed that 26% of cryptocurrency holders in Australia are considering gifting their loved ones cryptoassets for Christmas. Many are planning to donate branded items, books or NFTs.

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