BlackRock, the biggest investment company in the world has continued its positive prediction for cryptocurrency, claiming it sees “wider use” in future, accroding to its commentary report released Monday, Feb. 26.
The investment management record-holder having $5.7 bln in assets under its control stated that it would take time for cryptocurrency’s volatility to scatter so it could enter the conventional investment folder.
“Our bottom line: We see cryptocurrencies potentially becoming more widely used in the future as the markets mature,” the report determined.
“Yet for now we believe they should only be considered by those who can stomach potentially complete losses.”
The BlackRock excels among fellow finance industry monsters with its calmly supportive stance on Bitcoin and other crypto assets’ investment potential.
According to the January’s report, the corporation’s major multi-asset strategist had gone public with comments that crypto was being kept under “close review” as an “interesting development.”
Despite volatile times, Isabelle Mateos Y Lago said, constituted evdence there “really is something to” the phenomena.
The sentiment contrasts exactly with some other investment depositors. In February, Berkshire Hathaway vice president Charlie Munger described Bitcoin as “totally asinine” and claimed investing in it was “disgusting.”
At the same time, on the topic of Blockchain, BlackRock sees similar obstacles to total economy pervasion.
“A blockchain-based, single shared financial database could eliminate inefficiencies and risks associated with human processes, but adoption at scale would require a massive shift in software development and a well-constructed maintenance model,” it added.
“…Blockchain needs to overcome significant hurdles to reach its promising future.”