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Crypto fund hires from Blue Sky

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 16 JUL 2021
... cryptocurrency fund has launched in Australia has appointed its chief investment officer from Blue Sky Alternatives. The Monochrome Bitcoin Fund, a unit trust aiming to provide institutional investors exposure to Bitcoin, launched last month. David Hobart ...

Carnegie launches second crypto fund

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 5 JUL 2021
... principal Mark Carnegie said. "In the past year, we've seen the crypto market dominated by retail investors who want to buy Bitcoin and [hold on for dear life] in the hope of enormous returns. With so many new investors buying into these incredibly volatile ...

ASIC looks to tighten crypto ETP oversight

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 JUN 2021
... Commission data shows a rise in crypto scams. For the first five months of this year almost $27 million in losses from Bitcoin-related scams was reported to the watchdog. ASIC regulates cryptoassets and related products and services to the extent they ...

UK bans crypto exchange Binance

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 28 JUN 2021
... exchange Binance from operating in its jurisdiction. Binance, which is Cayman Islands domiciled, claims to be the biggest Bitcoin exchange and alt-coin cryptocurrency exchange in the world by volumes traded. However, the FCA has warned consumers to stay ...

State Street launches dedicated crypto, blockchain business

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 11 JUN 2021
... and interoperability, was launched. And, so far this year, the company has been appointed as administrator of a planned bitcoin backed exchange traded note and as the fund administrator and transfer agent of the VanEck Bitcoin Trust, a new bitcoin ETF ...

IFM Investors named in class action

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 7 JUN 2021
... entire east coast of the US was deprived of its normal supply of petroleum. To secure the pipeline, US$4.4 million worth of bitcoin was paid to a hacking group which the Federal Bureau of Investigations named Darkside. The class action claims that Colonial ...

State Street to track Bitcoin

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 6 MAY 2021
The global investment giant State Street has launched a new Bitcoin Thematic Indicator to track the impact of Bitcoin on more traditional financial markets. The new State Street MediaStats Bitcoin Thematic Indicator series will quantify media coverage ...

Ethereum overtakes big four banks

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 4 MAY 2021
... week. "Ether is up more than 300% for the year so far, which is far greater than the 95% jump in the headline-grabbing Bitcoin," he said. "Ether is one of the main beneficiaries in the wider explosion in the cryptocurrency market. The boom over recent ...

Sydney multi-boutique adds crypto fund

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 16 APR 2021
A Sydney multi-boutique has signed on a passive fund that tracks Bitcoin and will offer it to Australian investors. The fund is managed by Arrano Capital and is open to institutional investors and will be distributed by Mantis Funds. It is Caymans domiciled ...

Super funds need to get on board with crypto: Carnegie

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 12 APR 2021
... world have just been printing so much money and borrowing so much. Yes, people can argue that there are problems with Bitcoin but there are also problems with what central banks are doing." Carnegie said the fund has seen significant interest but "as ...
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