Advisers face crypto clamour from clients

Mark Battersby
clock • 2 min read

Three quarters of advisers say their clients have asked them about investing in cryptocurrency, according to AJ Bell's latest survey of 311 advisers on 27 July 2021. Over a third (36%) advisers said their clients held cryptoassets, yet only 4% said they would consider advising clients to invest in cryptocurrency directly. But 26% would consider recommending investment in a multi-asset fund that had some crypto exposure, in contrast to the 43% who hold gold as part of a balanced asset allocation. Laith Khalaf, financial analyst at AJ Bell, said: "Advisory clients aren't immune to th...

To continue reading this article...

Join International Investment

Join International Investment today

Unlock members-only benefits:

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, industry insights, video features and market intelligence
  • Stay ahead of the curve with spotlights on international financial centres, regional trends international advice and global industry leaders
  • Receive breaking news stories straight to your inbox in the daily newsletters
  • Hear the latest cross jurisdictional developments in wealth planning, tax, regulation, investing, retirement and protection
  • Members-only access to the Editor’s weekly news roundup newsletter
  • Members-only access to analysis via our exclusive industry polls
  • Be the first to hear about our events and awards programmes

Join now


Already a International Investment member?