Research: Nearly 50% of respondents believe that BTC will grow faster than the Standard & Poor's 500 Index in the coming year.

According to CoinGape, a study conducted by Chanalysis, a cryptocurrency data analysis company, of 350 professionals in the financial industry, found that 48.6% of respondents believe that BTC will grow faster than the S&P 500 in the coming year. In addition, 43.9% of respondents regard customer demand for cryptocurrency as the main reason for the adoption of cryptocurrency, and 39.0% of respondents regard illegal use as the biggest challenge facing cryptocurrency. A further 37.2% of respondents believe that the US government is the most likely to launch a global digital currency in the next decade.