Poll: blockchain will be the most disruptive aspect of fintech

By David Tuckwell on Friday 5 May 2017

Savings and Investment

Robo-advice has been overtaken by blockchain as most disruptive

A new poll has found that blockchain poses the most disruptive potential to financial services.

Blockchain will be the most disruptive aspect of fintech, according to the 2017 fintech poll of CFA Institute readers. 

Of the 333 respondents, 40 percent thought blockchain would bring the most change to the financial services industry, followed by 22 percent for robo-advice. 

The commissioner of the study suggested the relatively low position of P2P lending and crowdfunding owed to scandals in China and the snags hit by LendingClub in the US. 

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