The S&P Dow Jones Indices, a division of financial data provider S&P Global Inc, will become the latest major financial company to launch cryptocurrency indexes in 2021, as it takes a step into the digital asset industry.
Once launched, S&P clients will be able to create customized indexes and other benchmarking tools on cryptocurrencies as adoption o f the digital asset soars.
Speakin on the venture, Peter Roffman – head of innovation and strategy at S&P Jones noted:
“With digital assets such as cryptocurrencies becoming a rapidly emerging asset class, the time is right for independent, reliable, and user-friendly benchmarks.”
S&P says it believes cryptocurrencies will become mainstream investment assets on the launch of its indices in 2021…A Big Win For Crypto On Wall Street.
This latest news joins a host of bullish moves by major financial players in recent weeks on the potential of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency in general.
With BTC returning over 170% on investment in 2020, the leading asset is attracting interest from large financial companies this year.
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