According to a South Korean crypto currency exchange Bithumb the study, 42.8% of users prefer to invest in a digital currency “for them”. It is reported Bitcoinist.

Only 27% of the respondents prefer short-term operations with cryptocurrency. 13,1% of respondents are investing in digital assets in the hope to accumulate an amount sufficient for the solution of housing issues and also to cover the costs associated with the creation of a new family.

It is noteworthy that the greatest percentage of “hollero” (49.1%) were among the investors whose age exceeded 50 years. Among those almost 20, only 30% prefer to stick to the Buy&Hold strategies.

39.5% of the surveyed investors will come out of cryptocurrency, even if you need to pay tax on capital gains; 13,1% agree to stop investing in digital currency that will be introduced this tax.

The survey involved approximately 2,500 users of the cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb.

“In large economically developed countries, virtual currency is recognised as an asset. Among domestic investors of the virtual currency being viewed as a serious investment object”, — said the representatives of Bithumb.

ForkLog previously reported that the exchange Bithumb plans to issue its own token.