One tenth of UK adults claim to own cryptocurrency but most are just 'dabbling'

Mark Battersby
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New research reveals 10% of adults in the UK claim to currently own cryptocurrencies, while a further 7% say they have owned them in the past but no longer do. UK based money app Ziglu, created by Mark Hipperson, one of the founders of Starling Bank, commissioned the independent research company Consumer Intelligence to interview a representative sample of 1,011 adults aged 18-plus between 16th and 18th April 2021. Of those people who currently own cryptocurrencies, 39% said they first bought them in the past 12 months, and a further 16% said they did so around a year ago. One in thre...

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