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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 ...

State Street tech to back crypto trading platform

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 9 APR 2021
... slated to go live by the middle of the year, aims to be go-to platform for institutional investors seeking an allocation to Bitcoin. Pure Digital said it is in discussions with several other Tier 1 investment banks to use the platform. "We are very excited ...

Insider trading forum busted

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 19 MAR 2021
... claims that Jones then devised a scheme to sell what he claimed were insider tips on the dark web. Several users paid bitcoin for the information and then made trades based on that information. However, the SEC said Jones never really had any material ...

Raiz expands to SMSF market

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 19 MAR 2021
... SMSFs and allows users to build their own personalised portfolio by choosing the target weighting for up to 14 ETFs and Bitcoin. Raiz Invest Australia chief executive and group chief operating officer Brendan Malone told Financial Standard the expansion ...

Crypto chosen over defensive assets

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 FEB 2021
... increase in SMSF clients in 2020 and growing interest from corporate accounts," Bowler said. Over 83% of investors hold Bitcoin, followed by Ethereum (42.6%), Litecoin (18%) and one in five hold other cryptocurrencies that were not listed. Of Bitcoin ...
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