Fidelity’s head of digital assets says that bitcoin adoption will continue “at an accelerated pace,” noting that “we’ve reached a tipping point.” He explained that investors are increasingly drawn to bitcoin “Particularly, in an environment where we’ve seen unprecedented monetary and fiscal stimulus from central banks and governments in response to the pandemic.” The Tipping […]
The cryptocurrency financial services firm Blockfi has launched a bitcoin-based trust that offers custody from Fidelity Digital Asset Services. Blockfi’s investment vehicle aims to give investors exposure to the leading crypto asset as bitcoin assets under management (AUM) was over $29 million on February 8, 2021. Blockfi Launches a Competitive Bitcoin Trust With a Sponsor […]
Fidelity Digital Assets President Tom Jessop has shared his view on the future of bitcoin and cryptocurrency regulation under the Biden administration. He confirms that Fidelity is seeing strong demand for bitcoin from institutional buyers. Fidelity Digital Assets’ Head Optimistic About the Future of Bitcoin Jessop explained what he expects in terms of cryptocurrency regulation […]
The director of research at Fidelity Digital Assets gives her take on the crypto space.
Fidelity Digital says it will allow institutional customers to pledge bitcoin as collateral against cash loans in partnership with Blockfi. The firm’s decision helps bitcoin investors turn their digital holdings into cash without selling. Fidelity’s targeted clients include hedge funds, crypto miners, and over-the-counter trading desks. According to a report that quotes Tom Jessop, the […]
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Fidelity Digital Assets is partnering with crypto lender BlockFi for the new business angle.
Fidelity Digital Assets president Tom Jessop says that bitcoin is not a true store of value just yet because the digital asset is still too volatile, Reuters reported. However, investors are optimistic bitcoin will attain this status. “We use the word ‘potential store of value’ as bitcoin is still extremely volatile, and by any standard […]
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Many investors aspire to hold bitcoin as a store of value, but right now the cryptocurrency is very volatile, said the head of Fidelity Digital Assets.
Fidelity Digital Assets has responded to some of bitcoin’s most frequent criticisms citing heightened interest in the cryptocurrency.
Fidelity said it wants to improve bitcoin custody and executive services and build products to “support the ecosystem.”