The decision to pull money out of leading stock market funds to invest in bitcoin is not one that many 83-year-olds are willing to take. But David Browning from Wiveliscombe in Somerset is not your average 83-year-old and, after some internet research, he believes that his bold move could put him ahead of the cryptocurrency curve.
After the stock market took a nose dive in March, he decided to sell some of the 20 funds he was invested in, including popular investments like the £2.2 billion Fidelity Special Situations fund and the £1.1 bilion Merian UK Alpha funds, to try something different.
It’s a strategy that is unlikely to be recommended by a professional adviser. However, David, a grandfather of six who was a chartered