The average retail investor lost about half of the funds invested in Bitcoin from 2015 to 2022, despite the increase in its price during this period, the analysts of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) have concluded.
These conclusions of experts are based on the analysis of loading and activity of applications of crypto platforms and on-chain data.
According to them, the peak of interest in Bitcoin came when its price reached a historical maximum at about $69,000, when the average daily number of active users around the world grew from 100,000 to more than 30 million.
Last year’s crisis in the crypto world, such as the collapse of FTX or Terra, exacerbated the situation for this category of market participants.
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“These patterns highlight the need to develop an appropriate set of measures to promote market integrity, investor protection and financial stability.”