Thomas Peterffy – Founder and Chairman of Interactive Brokers – revealed he had personally purchased some cryptocurrencies for himself. In addition, the billionaire stated that the clients of his company have been showing a growing demand for digital assets services.
During a CNBC interview, the Hungarian-born businessman Thomas Peterffy admitted that he has invested in cryptocurrencies. Despite saying that he is still skeptical over the long-term future of the asset class, he noted that there is a possibility it would become a globally dominant currency:
“Even I myself have put a little bit of money into crypto, because even though chances are, I think, that this is not going to be a viable market, I think that there’s a small chance that this will be a dominant currency, so you have to play the odds.”