The Fidelity Investments financial corporation, which manages $ 7.2 trillion in funds, will open up the opportunity to buy and sell bitcoins for institutional clients within a few weeks. It is reported by Bloomberg, citing informed sources.
At the moment, a limited number of investors have access to the platform. Over the coming weeks and months, it's expected Fidelity will to launch Bitcoin services, focusing on requests from jurisdictions and customers.
Add that according to the latest study of the division of Fidelity Digital Assets, 22% of institutional investors are already involved in working with cryptocurrencies.
The final stage of testing the Fidelity's platform for trading and storing digital assets took place in February.
In March, the site management announced that it doesn't plan to add other cryptocurrencies, focusing on Bitcoin. In particular, a number of planned hard forks prevented Ethereum's listing.
According to the results of a survey conducted by the consulting firm deVere Group, 68% of wealthy people have either already invested in cryptocurrency or are going to do it before the end of 2022.