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Comprehensions towards Cryptocurrency Adoption a case of Saudi Arabian Citizens

Koushik Mehatha*

Department of Business Administration, Faculty of Economics and Business Oxford University, United Kingdom

*Corresponding Author:
Koushik Mehatha, Department of Business Administration, Faculty of Economics and Business Oxford University, United Kingdom, Romania, E-mail: [email protected]

Received date: 04-05-2022, Manuscript No. jibc-22-51224; Editor assigned date: 06-05-2022, Pre QC No. jibc-22-51224(PQ); Reviewed date: 23-05-2022, QC No. jibc-22-51224; Revision date: 30-05-2022, Manuscript No: jibc-22-51224(Q); Published date: 06-06-2022

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The global fiscal request is defined by fairly new technologies similar as cryptocurrencies videlicet Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, and others. Cryptocurrencies are a grueling area in finance that requires fresh attention from the academic community as they can have a potentially large impact on society and the frugality. This study aims to probe the usability of digital plutocrat among the citizens of Saudi Arabia. Colorful factors that are related to stoner geste and have an impact on stoner intent towards cryptocurrencies grounded on a combined approach are anatomized. The base from which the authors started is The proposition of Reasoned Action TRA, together with four other constructions perceived threat conforming of sequestration threat, fiscal threat, and security threat, perception of enjoyment, perceived utility, and particular invention. The system used to collect the data is a questionnaire. The results showed that variables similar as private morals, security threat, perception of mileage, and enjoyment impact the relinquishment and use of cryptocurrencies. These variables include the perception of pleasure as well as the perception of range. A cryptocurrency is a digital currency which represents digital records of certain values stored in digital databases. The thing of developing cryptocurrencies is to suppress published plutocrat from the request and to establish a system that won't be under the supervision and control of the state and government. Bitcoin is the first cryptocurrency that was developed in 2009 Satoshi, 2008 whose value is extremely growing this is why it's frequently called the digital gold. In 2017, the value of cryptocurrencies was nearly$ 800 billion Alzahrani and Daim, 2017 while in May 2019, bitcoin reached a request capitalization of nearly$ 100 billion Kaspersky, 2019. Some estimates suggest that by 2024, the number of Bitcoin druggies will reach as high as 200 million Alzahrani and Daim, 2017. According to the Kaspersky Lab report only 10 members understand the meaning, significance, and system of cryptocurrencies, while 35 members believe that cryptocurrencies are just a trend Kaspersky, 2019. The data from this report has shown that 19 people were addressed, and 15 of repliers were victims of cryptocurrency fraud. The lack of rigorous norms that can help fraud and hacking of cryptosystems leads to enterprises and a lack of trust Kaspersky, 2019 when it comes to the use of cryptocurrencies. Also, the biggest obstacles to understand this whole system is the ignorance of computer technology, the language that's nearly simply in English, as well as the lack of knowledge about cryptocurrencies Kaspersky, 2019.

Theoretical Background and Model Development

Similarly, Numerous studies have used these models or a combination of these models to probe influential factors not only in the field of cryptocurrencies but also in other areas. Concerning cryptocurrency relinquishment, the authors aimed to probe the degree of acceptance of blockchain technology for fiscal deals. The study involved 277 actors, of whom 72 were men and 28 were women Albayati, Kim and Jeung Rho, 2020. This study's findings showed that trust is the main variable impacting the acceptance of a new technology, while non supervisory support and experience affect trust Albayati, Kim and Jeung Rho, 2020. In discrepancy, in the work of Ku- Mahamud etal. 2019, the results showed that utmost repliers believe that blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies are stable and secure. The study aimed to dissect the factors impacting the relinquishment of cryptocurrencies i.e., mindfulness, Relinquishment, and Trust in Malaysia on a sample of 304 repliers Ku- Mahmud et al., 2019. Sohaib etal. 2019 developed a model by assaying factors similar as technological readiness sanguinity, invention, discomfort, and query, acceptance of technology, perceived ease of use and extent, and intention to use cryptocurrency on a sample of 160 actors 56 men and 44 women. The main impacts were estimated using partial least places SEM PLS- SEM, while Artificial Neural Networks ANN were used to rank the most significant factors Sohaib etal., 2019. The results of the study showed that perceived ease of use is appreciatively identified with sanguinity, while perceived ease of use is negatively identified with discomfort, followed by query. The results also showed that perceived ease of use has the strongest effect on perceived mileage, while perceived mileage has a largely significant positive effect on the intention to use cryptocurrencies Sohaib etal., 2019. Model Development to estimate cryptocurrency druggies geste, the authors espoused the TRA model and included three fresh constructs PR, PU, and PE. TRA was developed by Fishbein in 1967 and aimed to explain the relationship between a particular subject or action and mortal stations toward mortal geste Fishbein, 1967. It's used to prognosticate conduct grounded on people's geste and once geste . The main generalities of TRA are station, private morals, and behavioural objects.

Research Methodology

In The exploration methodology included a check conforming of validated rudiments and generalities from former studies. The proposed model is a combination of factors related to TRA i.e., private standard, station, and intent to borrow the technology and perceived threat, utility, enjoyment and particular ingeniousness. All constructs correspond of several rudiments from the literature. The check was conducted by a questionnaire system. An online check was created conforming of three corridor questions related to demographic data, biographies of knowledge about cryptocurrencies, and model erecting questions. Survey responses were collected from September to November 2019. According to social media statistics published by Global Media sapience 2019, 56 of Saudi Arabia's population have active Twitter accounts 18.96 million people, so a link to the check was posted on Twitter and cryptocurrency druggies participated it that is, druggies who twittered and reflected on cryptocurrencies. The selection criteria included cryptocurrency druggies who lived in Saudi Arabia, used Twitter, and were 18 times of age or aged. The Qualtrics platform was used to poll actors on the Internet, encouraging actors to share in the check. After entering 562 actors, deficient questionnaires were removed, performing in 368 questionnaires included in the analysis. Repliers agreed to share by filling out the question. The questionnaire was anonymous and kept secret throughout the study. The data collected were anatomized using SPSS, and the SEM was constructed using AMOS. The descriptive statistics shows of the repliers biographies. It can be seen that 95 of the repliers are manly. This chance represents the population of people using cryptocurrencies. Considering the repliers age, it can be seen that 45 of the repliers are 30- 39 times old, followed by 20- 29 times old 36 and 40- 49 times old 16. Since cryptocurrencies calculate on the Internet, and the first cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, was developed in 2009 it has come more seductive to youthful people Alaeddin and Altounjy 2018.