Category: Institutional

Grayscale Bitcoin Trust product continues to break new records, but be careful on interpreting the driving factor behind the flows

Grayscale Bitcoin Trust product continues to break new records, but be careful on interpreting the driving factor behind the flows

Quick Take The Block Research’s update on Grayscale’s GBTC inflow data Grayscale’s GBTC is the second most actively traded stock on leading U.S. OTC platform, behind just Tencent B Shares; with monthly trading volumes only making up only ~25% of OTC GBTC volume in September This research piece is available to members of The Block […]

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The state of institutional trading services for digital assets

The state of institutional trading services for digital assets

Quick Take A total of 40 companies provide digital asset trading services for institutional clients To date, $583.5 million has been allocated to firms that provide institutional-focused trading services  108 unique investors have made at least one investment in a crypto/blockchain firm providing trading services to institutional clients In 2020 we have seen the beginning […]

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$10 billion money manager parks $100 million of treasury into bitcoin

$10 billion money manager parks $100 million of treasury into bitcoin

The list of firms purchasing bitcoin on their balance sheet continues to grow. The latest addition is the $10 billion asset manager Stone Ridge Holdings Group, which announced Tuesday that bitcoin would serve as its primary treasury reserve asset.  According to a press release, the firm said that it purchased more than 10,000 bitcoin (worth […]

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