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Rumors on Grayscale's LINK Trust

22 Jan 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Abhimanyu Krishnan

Rumours are swirling that digital asset management firm Grayscale Investments is going to launch a Chainlink (LINK) investment fund, besides launching funds for several other assets. Documents filed at the State of Delaware’s Division of Corporation...

Asset Management Firm Ruffer Doubles Down on $745M Invested in Bitcoin

19 Jan 2021 1 minute read 3 comments Abhimanyu Krishnan

In a periodic report published on Jan. 18, UK-based asset management firm Ruffer Investments acknowledged its BTC investment.  Ruffer had previously called Bitcoin “a small but potent insurance policy”, the firm said that it “brings something signif...

Grayscale’s Q4 Report Shows a 900% Growth in AUM

15 Jan 2021 1 minute read 11 comments Abhimanyu Krishnan

Digital asset management firm Grayscale Investments, in its Q4 2020 investment report published on Jan. 43, has detailed the investment inflow that helped grow its Assets Under Management (AUM) by over 900%. Q4 2020 saw an inflow of $3.3 billion, at...

Grayscale is Dissolving XRP Trust

14 Jan 2021 1 minute read 4 comments Abhimanyu Krishnan

Grayscale Investments announced that it will be dissolving its XRP Trust as a result of the SEC lawsuit filed against Ripple, according to a press release issued on Jan. 13 Grayscale’s is dissolving the trust because it is concerned that, as multipl...

Grayscale Reopens Crypto Products as AUM crosses $25B

13 Jan 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Abhimanyu Krishnan

Digital asset management firm Grayscale Investments has hit the milestone of $25 billion in assets under management (AUM), according to a tweet posted on Jan. 12.  The milestone is a remarkable one for Grayscale, given that it has grown from $2 bill...

Grayscale AUM Grew by $7B in the Last 7 Days

8 Jan 2021 1 minute read 1 comment Abhimanyu Krishnan

Digital asset management firm Grayscale Investments added $7 billion to its asset holdings in the last 7 days, the firm announced via Twitter on Jan. 7. The firm added $7 billion in the last 7 days, spurred by Bitcoin’s rally to an all-time high of...

Standard Chartered to Launch a Crypto Custody Service for Institutional Investors

9 Dec 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Abhimanyu Krishnan

Standard Chartered has partnered with asset servicing firm Northern Lights to launch an institutional crypto custody service called Zodia Custody, according to a press release published on Dec. 9. The bank’s innovation and ventures arm, SC Ventures,...

JPMorgan Chase Analysts Say That Institutional Funding Has Been Rising in Q4

24 Nov 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Abhimanyu Krishnan

Analysts from multinational investment bank JPMorgan Chase, in a report published in early Nov. 2020, have said that institutional players are investing heavily into Bitcoin in Q4 2020 than they were in Q3 2020. Analysts Nikolaos Panigirtzoglou, Mik...

Grayscale Surpasses 500,000 Bitcoins in Its Trust

17 Nov 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Abhimanyu Krishnan

Digital asset management firm Grayscale Investments now holds over 500,000 BTC in its Bitcoin Trust, the company announced on Nov. 16. The total holdings is worth roughly $8.35 billion or 2.69% of the total Bitcoin supply; the firm almost doubled it...

Galaxy Digital Reports Net Income of $44.3M in Q3 2020

16 Nov 2020 1 minute read 3 comments Abhimanyu Krishnan

Digital asset management firm Galaxy Digital reported a net income of $44.3 million in its Q3 2020 financial results, which was published on Nov. 13. The firm reported a net income of $44.3 million, a far cry from the $68.2 million loss reported the...