Crypto in 'stronger demand' among Emiratis than UAE western expats says Holborn survey

Mark Battersby
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A survey of over 1,000 UAE residents revealed "robust" demand for cryptocurrencies as part of their portfolios, with younger Emiratis much more bullish about the opportunities from exposure than Western expats. Around one in four (26%) of the 1,000-plus respondents viewed these assets as offering "exciting investment opportunities", and 45% would seek more education before they invested, the YouGov survey sponsored by Holborn Assets showed. Nearly half (44%) of the 830 respondents to a question on asset allocation said they would feel comfortable with over 5% of their investment portf...

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