A web-based survey through banking massive ING reveals that Austrians are probably the most skeptical of Bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrencies normally. The ballot, together with respondents from 15 nations, displays that Bitcoin-positivity could also be weakening in different nations, consistent with Der Same old, Aug. 14.
The worst and getting worse
Austrians are most often conservative on investments, however on cryptocurrency they’re very skeptical, with most effective 13% seeing virtual currencies in a favorable mild.
Attitudes against cryptocurrency worsened since ultimate yr’s survey. This yr 17% of Austrians assume that cryptocurrency is the way forward for virtual bills, in comparison to 20% ultimate yr. And now most effective 14% consider this is a important type of funding against this to 17% ultimate yr.
Simply five% of Austrians would believe having their salaries paid in Bitcoin.
In line with the survey, Austrians know greater than maximum international locations about cryptocurrencies, however like to keep away from possibility and volatility up to imaginable.
Bucking the fad
Of the 13 Ecu international locations (plus Australia and the US) who have been puzzled, the bulk noticed a downturn in crypto-positivity in comparison to ultimate yr. The exceptions have been Turkey, Poland and Romania.
Poland and Romania noticed 43% and 44% of respondents with a favorable opinion of cryptocurrencies. Whilst in Turkey, 62% have been crypto certain and 36% would be at liberty to be paid in Bitcoin.
Austrians do then again see the price in blockchain as a era. Power buying and selling company, Graz, is making plans to make use of a DLT-based platform within the transfer against zero-carbon power distribution.
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