Bank of England Twitter poll reveals digital currency as preferred Christmas gift

Thursday 27 December 2018 09:55 CET | News

A Twitter poll conducted by the Bank of England asking people about their preferred currency as a Christmas gift has revealed digital currency as the preferred form.

The poll has started on December 17 and lasted until December 24. The options that were laid out by the bank were cash, bank transfer, gift voucher, and digital currency. Results show that 75% of the total 16,799 voters preferred digital currency and only 23% chose cash.

Bank transfer got placed in the third position with over 8% votes and gift voucher turned out to be the least preferred with 2% votes. Additionally, the poll also revealed that Bitcoin was the preferred cryptocurrency but other altcoins were also indicated such as Ethereum and Litecoin.

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Keywords: Bank of England, cryptocurrency, digital currency, survey
Countries: World