Bitcoin outperforms top five major indexes by 170% in Q1, 2023
Cryptocurrency has emerged as a top investment option, surpassing some established traditional sector products with impressive performance.
The initial months of 2023 have seen Bitcoin make key steps towards its revival as the asset attempts to overcome the losses experienced during last year’s crypto winter. As a result, cryptocurrency has emerged as a top investment option, surpassing some established traditional sector products with impressive performance.
In particular, data acquired and calculated by Finbold indicates that as of Q1 2023, Bitcoin’s return on investment (ROI) was 170.32% more compared to the average of five major stock indexes. During the quarter, Bitcoin’s returns stood at 69.4%, while average returns for the indexes stood at 5.5%.
Among the indices, NASDAQ Composite (IXIC) had the highest returns at 17.39%, followed by S&P 500 (SPX) at 6.36%, while US Small Cap 2000 (RUT) ranked third at 2.51%. FTSE 100 (FTSE) ROI of 0.99% placed the index in the fourth spot, while Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI) ranked fifth at 0.56%.
Bitcoin capitalizes on banking crisis
The research highlighted drivers of Bitcoin’s impressive returns compared to the selected indexes. According to the research report:
While Bitcoin and the stock market have experienced gains in 2023, the real challenge lies in maintaining these returns. The asset classes remain vulnerable to the threat of interest rate hikes, particularly given the current climate of high inflation.
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