Some 18 percent of people plan to take out at least £1,000 for this reason, and potentially invest it elsewhere.
Mark Hipperson, Founder and CEO of Ziglu, commented on the matter.
He said: “With volatility in stock markets and many savings accounts paying negative real returns, we have seen people spending millions of pounds – much of it taken from savings accounts – on cryptocurrencies.
“However, these are also very volatile.
“This is going from one end of the risk spectrum to the other.”