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Over 63% Of Institutional Players Optimistic About Cryptocurrency Sector, Binance Survey Finds

88% of participants anticipate a bright future for cryptocurrencies, with increased adoption and regulatory transparency as key factors.

About 63.5% of institutional players who took part in a Binance survey held an optimistic perspective on the cryptocurrency sector.Of the 208 participants, who are either institutional clients or VIP users of Binance, 88% anticipate a bright future over the coming decade.

Dubbed the “Institutional Crypto Outlook Survey,” the report revealed that only 26.9% of the institutional users involved in the study believe that the wider adoption of cryptocurrencies will be propelled by an increase in practical real-world applications.

The study, conducted between March 31 and May 15, 2023, highlighted that 25.3% of the respondents regard regulatory transparency as a significant catalyst for the adoption of cryptocurrencies.

Participants also expect that the entrance of more financial entities, including crypto-supportive banks, into the space will be a major growth factor for the sector.

Other findings include:

SAN ANSELMO, CALIFORNIA – JUNE 06: In this photo illustration, the Binance logo is displayed on a screen on June 06, 2023 in San Anselmo, California. The Securities And Exchange Commission has filed lawsuits against cryptocurrency exchanges Coinbase and Binance for allegedly violating multiple securities laws. PHOTO BY JUSTIN SULLIVAN/GETTY IMAGES 
  • 47.1% of respondents chose to retain their cryptocurrency allocation over the previous year.
  • 35.6% raised their allocation within the same duration.
  • Half of the investors are set to augment their cryptocurrency allocation.
  • A mere 4.3% plan to scale it down in the subsequent 12 months.
  • 44.7%. of institutional investors leverage crypto for intraday trading strategies.
  • Market-making and arbitrage rank as the second most prevalent utilization, with 23.1%.
  • More than 50% of respondents managed less than $25 million in cryptocurrency.
  • 22.6% of the participants had an allocation exceeding $100 million.

“Interestingly, for funds with an AUM above $75 million, portfolio diversification surfaced as an additional motivation to invest in cryptocurrencies,” the report stated.



Produced in association with Benzinga

Edited by Asad Ali and Saba Fatima

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