Fidelity Investments is an American traditional financial institution, focusing on financial planning, retirement plans, trading, and brokerage services. Fidelity has $7 trillion assets under management (AUM) and has launched its crypto arm — Fidelity Digital Assets in 2014. Fidelity Digital Assets offers custodial solutions and trading services for its institutional clients in Bitcoin and has been granted a New York State license.
Fidelity’s Crypto Arm Given the Green Light by the New York State Department of Financial Services
Fidelity Digital Assets Services (FDAS), the cryptocurrency arm of Fidelity Investments has been granted a license by the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS), allowing the company to offer cryptocurrency trading and custody services.
Fidelity Launches Cryptocurrency Custody Business
In a rare interview with Fidelity Investments CEO Abigaile Johnson, the Financial Times revealed that the Boston-based asset management giant is “now engaged in a full rollout” of its cryptocurrency custody and trading service.
Fidelity Digital Assets Custody Ready for Bitcoin Derivatives Yield Fund
Wave Financial, based in Los Angeles, launched the Wave BTC Income & Growth Digital Fund, racing to become the first crypto derivatives-based yield fund in the market.
US Investment Giant Charles Schwab Not Interested in Direct Trade of Crypto
Charles Schwab the US-based brokerage giant, which manages over $3.2 trillion in assets, are dismissing cryptocurrencies for the time being. This decision comes in spite of their competitors ‘Fidelity’ rushing to embrace this new market.
New York State Trust License - Fidelity’s Step Towards Mass Crypto Adoption?
Fidelity’s cryptocurrency investment arm, Fidelity Digital Assets (FDAS) has filed for a trust license in the state of New York according to several sources.
Exclusive: Can Onchain Custodian Fill Fidelity's Gap in Crypto Custody?
While wall street giant Fidelity tapped into the crypto custodian space, can Onchain Custodian survive under the fierce competition? Alexandre Kech, CEO of Onchain Custodian believes that they can fill Fidelity's gap in the crypto custodial market. He also explains how the surging demand in BTC futures and crypto collateral can present huge business opportunities for crypto custodians.