40% of Goldman Sachs Clients Reported Exposure to Crypto: Survey

A Goldman Sachs client survey on digital assets found that 40% of clients have exposure to cryptocurrencies.

Mar 5, 2021 at 10:13 a.m. UTC
Updated Sep 14, 2021 at 12:21 p.m. UTC

A Goldman Sachs' client survey on digital assets shows positive sentiment toward the future of cryptocurrency investing.

  • The survey showed that 40% of the respondents have exposure to cryptocurrencies and 54% predict the price of bitcoin will be between $40,000 and $100,000. News of the survey was first reported by The Block.
  • Other key takeaways include 61% of respondents expect their digital assets to increase in the next 12 to 24 months and 32% were most interested in prime brokerage for physical or spot to gain exposure to cryptocurrencies.
  • Looking ahead, 22% of respondents predict the price of bitcoin will be over $100,000 in 12 months, while 34% believe regulation and mandate permissions are the greatest hurdles to starting to allocate funds to digital assets.
  • On March 1, reports emerged that Goldman Sachs is relaunching its cryptocurrency trading desk after a three-year hiatus and plans to once again support bitcoin futures trading, a source familiar with the matter confirmed to CoinDesk.

Goldman Sachs Digital Assets Survey, 2021

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