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Business

BlackRock iShares Exec Says Firm Has ‘No Current Plans’ to Launch Crypto ETFs: Report
BlackRock iShares executive Salim Ramji said the asset manager is holding back in launching crypto ETFs due to “opaque” regulatory framework and liquidity concerns.
Nov 12, 2021

Business

BlackRock to Use Axoni Blockchain for Equity Swaps
Citi and Goldman Sachs already use Axoni’s platform.
Sep 8, 2021

Markets

BlackRock Has Almost $400M Invested in Bitcoin Mining Stocks: Report
SEC filings dated June 30 show BlackRock with stakes in Marathon Digital Holdings and Riot Blockchain.
Aug 20, 2021

Podcasts

BlackRock CEO Seeing No Demand for Crypto
Cryptocurrencies were once a hedge play that could no longer be ignored, but now Larry Fink sees “very little investor demand” for crypto.
Jul 15, 2021

Markets

BlackRock CEO Larry Fink Seeing ‘Very Little’ Demand for Crypto Lately
Fink said he has been asked about crypto and bitcoin in the past, but not in the last two weeks.
Jul 14, 2021

Business

BlackRock Wants a Blockchain Strategy for Aladdin, Its Investments Engine
A job posting reveals enterprise blockchain ambitions at the world’s largest asset manager. Public and private chains are up for evaluation, a source said.
Jun 18, 2021

Markets

BlackRock Is 'Studying' Crypto, Which Could Someday Play Role Akin to Gold, CEO Says: Report
The financial services giant is monitoring regulation and development of infrastructure, among other issues.
May 26, 2021

Business

Ex-Goldman, BlackRock Veteran Joins Crypto Trading Platform Apifiny as CTO
Jason Jiang helped build BlackRock and comes to Apifiny before it goes public.
May 20, 2021

Business

BlackRock Has Begun Trading Bitcoin Futures
BlackRock held $6.5 million in CME bitcoin futures earlier this year with an appreciation of $360,000, new SEC filings show.
Mar 31, 2021

Podcasts

Why the World's Largest Asset Manager Is Getting Into Bitcoin
As BlackRock gets ready to make its first foray into bitcoin, innovation-focused ARK ETF flows surpass that of BlackRock.
Jan 21, 2021