NYSE and Nasdaq to Get Competition From Texas National Stock Exchange, Backed by BlackRock and Citadel

The Texas Stock Exchange (TXSE) has reportedly secured about $120 million in funding from investors, including BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, and Citadel Securities, a market maker.

Blockchain & Crypto

BlackRock’s BUIDL Tokenized Fund Gets USDC Transfer Functionality

With the new smart contract, holders of the BlackRock USD Institutional Digital Liquidity Fund (BUIDL) can now transfer their shares to Circle for USDC.

Finance & Economics

BlackRock to Buy Infrastructure Firm GIP

Investment company BlackRock Inc. will become the new owner of Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), which was founded and is currently headed by Adebayo Ogunlesi.


Spot Bitcoin ETF Updates Deadline Set on Dec. 29

The SEC has announced a Dec. 29 update deadline for potential spot Bitcoin ETF providers that wish to receive their approvals in early January.

Blockchain & Crypto

Spot Bitcoin ETF Is Inevitable. But Is It a Good Thing?

Spot Bitcoin ETF, or spot bitcoin exchange-traded fund, is an investment vehicle allowing ordinary investors to gain exposure to the price movements of bitcoin in their non-cryptocurrency brokerage accounts. Unlike bitcoin futures ETFs, which invest in derivatives contracts based on bitcoin prices, a spot bitcoin ETF directly invests in actual bitcoins as the underlying asset. […]

Blockchain & Crypto

BlackRock Pursues Ethereum ETF

BlackRock filing for Ethereum ETF that followed the recent Bitcoin ETF application sent ETH price to over $2,000.


Monzo Introduces Investments Powered by BlackRock

British banking challenger Monzo teams up with one of the world’s largest fund managers BlackRock to make investing easier and more accessible.

Blockchain & Crypto

BlackRock’s Bullish Case for Spot Bitcoin ETF, Now With Coinbase

After the SEC found flaws in the original filing, BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, refiles for a spot Bitcoin ETF approval. The US$9.09 trillion asset manager has submitted a revised application to the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a spot market Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). The amendments come in response to […]