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Citigroup, Morgan Stanley’s Have Shown Institutional Demand For Bitcoin is Surging

Over the past week, Citigroup and Morgan Stanley have doubled down on their plans to offer tradable instruments and products around Bitcoin. Alistair Milne, the chief information officer at Altana Digital Currency Fund, stated that the increasing interest towards cryptocurrencies as an asset class by banks and regulated financial institutions is crucial, as it demonstrates the rapidly growing demand for ...

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Morgan Stanley Ventures Into Bitcoin Trading, Following Other Wall Street Giants

Morgan Stanley has become the latest Wall Street firm to venture into Bitcoin trading, with reports emerging that the investment bank intends to offer its clients derivatives tied to the crypto. Citing a source with knowledge on the matter, Bloomberg reported today, September 13 that the bank has already set up the infrastructure required for the trading and only awaits ...

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Morgan Stanley Eyes Bitcoin Swap Contracts Tied to Futures Prices

Morgan Stanley is joining Wall Street’s race toward an institutional-friendly bitcoin derivative. According to anonymous sources reporting to Bloomberg, the financial institution is devising price return swaps tied to bitcoin. These derivatives would allow investors to indirectly invest in the market’s flagship currency, allotting them the option to buy into long or short positions through the contracts. Taking their prices ...

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Morgan Stanley Bitcoin Derivatives | Ready to Go but When?

Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) plans to offer its customers complex derivatives that will be tied to Bitcoin (BTC), Bloomberg reported this morning. The Morgan Stanley Bitcoin derivatives will push the investment bank in the running with its competition currently dabbing in the cryptocurrency space. Morgan Stanley Bitcoin Derivatives According to a person familiar with the venture, Morgan Stanley, one of the ...

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Morgan Stanley to Offer Bitcoin Trading, Following Citigroup and Goldman

$83 billion investment bank Morgan Stanley is following the footsteps of Citigroup and Goldman Sachs, and will soon offer Bitcoin swap trading to its clients. As reported by Alastair Marsh at Bloomberg, the US banking giant has already developed the infrastructure required to offer complex derivatives tied to Bitcoin and will launch Bitcoin swap trading as soon as the bank ...

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Morgan Stanley Plans Bitcoin Trading for Clients

U.S. banking giant Morgan Stanley is planning to offer clients Bitcoin trade swaps, anonymous sources told Bloomberg Thursday, September 13. Citing “people familiar with the matter,” the publication reveals the U.S. multinational will follow in the footsteps of fellow Wall Street players in pursuing Bitcoin exposure options. According to the sources, Morgan Stanley “will deal in contracts that give investors ...

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Morgan Creek Digital Asset Index Fund Includes Dash, but Excludes Ripple and Others for Centralization Risk

Morgan Creek, an institutional investment house that manages $1.5 billion in assets, has launched their new Morgan Creek Digital Asset Index Fund to expose their investors to cryptocurrencies, including Dash. The fund includes Dash and other cryptocurrencies, but excludes Ripple’s XRP, Stellar’s lumen, and others due to the fear that “there’s a central party that owns 30% or more of ...

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Morgan Creek, Bitwise Team Up to Launch Digital Asset Index Fund

Morgan Creek, a capital management company that oversees more than $1.5 billion in assets, has partnered with Bitwise Asset Management to create the Digital Asset Index Fund. The new cryptocurrency asset fund is the latest in Bitwise’s suite of cryptocurrency investment offerings, as the asset management company already owns the HOLD 10 Index Fund. It also aspires to launch a cryptocurrency ...

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Investment Firm Morgan Creek Launches Digital Asset Index Fund Excluding Pre-Mined Cryptos

Morgan Creek Digital, backed by the institutional investment house Morgan Creek Capital with $1.5 billion in assets under management , has launched a new Digital Asset Index Fund in partnership with Bitwise, Forbes reports August 28. The new fund will give accredited investors, endowments, pensions and other approved institutional investors the possibility to gain indirect exposure to Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum ...

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Morgan Stanley Hires Credit Suisse Crypto Expert as Head of Digital Asset Markets

Multinational investment bank Morgan Stanley has hired a self-described crypto trading expert and 12-year veteran of Credit Suisse as its new head of digital asset markets, eFinancialCareers reported July 31. The new appointment, Andrew Peel, spent his last three years at Credit Suisse as vice president of sales and trading innovation, in which role he acted as “trading subject matter ...

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