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Bitwise CIO sees Bitcoin volatility halving as institutional investments surge

Bitwise CIO sees Bitcoin volatility halving as institutional investments surge

Bitwise’s Chief Investment Officer, Matt Hougan, forecasted a 50% reduction in Bitcoin’s volatility as a result of institutional participation.

Hougan reiterated his $250,000 Bitcoin price projection in a comprehensive investment report for the upcoming years.

Prior to the 2024 halving event, Bitcoin achieved unprecedented peaks. Hougan anticipates that these sudden increases will persist beyond the halves of Bitcoin, a trend that has been observed since the halving event in 2012 when Bitcoin was valued at $13.

Hougan emphasized the significance of spot Bitcoin ETFs, which are highly appealing to large-scale institutional investors.

Their commitment lies on stabilizing cryptocurrencies through the use of disciplined investment strategies, as opposed to the speculative nature of retail trading.

Furthermore, Hougan predicts that Bitcoin will constitute at least 5% of diverse portfolios by 2028. The increasing knowledge of Bitcoin’s stable market encourages the inclusion of this cryptocurrency in mainstream investment portfolios.

The Chief Information Officer (CIO) anticipates that investments in Bitcoin Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) will surpass $200 billion, thereby enhancing the stability and widespread acceptance of Bitcoin.

This optimistic perspective acknowledges the hazards associated with investing in bitcoin, such as market volatility and regulatory difficulties. Hougan anticipates a future in which Bitcoin becomes a fundamental investing strategy and is widely accepted by institutions, so altering its market dynamics by 2028.


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