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One in four millennials are interested in investing in cryptocurrencies over the next year. Crypto payments startup Circle conducted a survey of more than 3,000 individuals earlier this week, finding that a majority of millennial investors believe themselves to be “aggressive,” according to the results. Three different generations were interviewed –millennials, generation x and baby boomers. …

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Just under 50 percent of millennials are interested in using cryptocurrencies as a primary form of payment as opposed to using the U.S. dollar, a new survey by polling firm YouGov found. The company released the results of its latest poll Thursday, which asked 1,202 Americans about their familiarity and interest in cryptocurrencies on August …

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Almost a third of U.K. businesses said they had been hit by cryptocurrency mining malware within the previous month, according to new research. In a survey published by Citrix, almost 60 percent percent of responding companies further indicated they had found mining malware on their systems at some time in the past, with the vast …

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The number of Canadians who own bitcoin nearly doubled over the course of a year, according to the results of a newly-published survey by the Bank of Canada. Dubbed the Bitcoin Omnibus Survey (BTCOS), the country’s central bank hoped to identify “the driving reasons for ownership during the sudden rise in Bitcoin prices” and in …

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The securities regulator in Canada’s Ontario province has raised concerns that public knowledge of cryptocurrency appears to be lacking, despite a growing interest in the nascent technology among local residents. The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) published the results of a survey on Thursday that asked over 2,500 Ontario residents aged 18 or older about their awareness and knowledge …

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The global financial services industry spent a combined $1.7 billion on blockchain development in 2017, with institutions having increased their individual budgets for the technology by 67 percent in the same year. According to research published by U.S.-based market intelligence firm Greenwich Associates on Tuesday, amid the general increase, 10 percent of the surveyed banking …

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Mass media company Thomson Reuters has found that one in five of its financial services clients is considering trading cryptocurrencies this year. The firm recently surveyed more than 400 clients on its data and trading platforms, including Eikon, REDI, FXall and Elektron. About 20 percent of these clients were “really interested and actively exploring” launching cryptocurrency …

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A group of European economists believe bitcoin is no threat to the financial stability, although regulatory oversight needs to be increased, new research shows. In a survey published yesterday by the U.K.-based Center for Macroeconomics, 100 prominent European university economists were asked for their thoughts regarding the recent market growth of bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. According to the …

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Younger Americans appear to be more interested in cryptocurrencies compared to other age groups.  That’s according to the latest survey published by digital student loan servicer LendEDU, which asked roughly 1,000 U.S. citizens about ether and Ripple’s XRP token at the end of October. The questions ranged from whether people had heard of ether and XRP …

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