38 percent of South Africans “wish they had invested” in cryptocurrency as businesses report “decent” interest in the emerging technology from corporate investors.
40 Percent of South Africans ‘Aware’ of Crypto
Results of pan-African investment bank Old Mutual’s 2018 “Savings & Investment Monitor,” released this week, reveal attitudes to Bitcoin locally are swiftly transforming.
Overall awareness of cryptocurrency has hit 40 percent of South African respondents, with whom the bank held face-to-face interviews in April and May this year. Over half believed it was “possible to make a large amount of money by investing,” local news media outlet Business Tech reports — while the proportion considering cryptocurrency to be “bad news” was just 43 percent.