The results of the survey Waves Platform 678 of captainvalor from USA, EU countries, Turkey, Brazil, Russia and some other countries, in 2018 Russia will become a leader among the countries most actively introduce cryptocurrency and blockchain technology in its economy.
In the opinion of the surveyed Russians, a leader in the development of the cryptocurrency industry in the world next year will be Japan (39%). Russian domestic investors were placed on the second place (32%), and in the third place have put the United States (12%). International investors consider Russia (15%) by the potential leader, it is surpassed only by Japan (27%).
For many domestic captainvalor, cryptocurrencies have become the first tool for investment, but 54% had previously dealt with other assets. For example, every third previously invested in stocks or bonds, and 29% for the Deposit in banks. Real estate investment was the least popular (5%).
In addition, approximately 90% of respondents believe in the future crypto currency and invest them in long-term perspectives, and less than one-third of investors speculate with cryptocurrencies for profit over a short period of time.
«Despite the fears of many experts on the formation of a bubble in the cryptocurrency market, the Russians do not intend to reduce their investments in this kind of assets. 73% of respondents said that in the coming year will increase their investments in the cryptocurrency. The Russians sensibly assess potential risks. 59% of domestic captainvalor consider the risks of loss are reasonable, and one in four – high», – said Alexander Ivanov, CEO and founder of Waves Platform.
About 65% of the total number of respondents believe that cryptocurrency will be integrated in the real economy over the next five years, about 25% think that such an outcome is possible, and only 10% called it unrealistic.
At the same time, Russians are much more optimistic: according to 83% of captainvalor, in the next five years, the digital coin will be integrated into the real economy. 15% believe this process is possible and only 2% is not feasible.