FILE PHOTO: A sign is displayed on the Morgan Stanley building in New York U.S., July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo
February 15, 2021
(Reuters) – Morgan Stanley’s investment arm is weighing whether to add digital currency bitcoin to its list of possible bets, Bloomberg News reported https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-02-13/morgan-stanley-may-bet-on-bitcoin-in-150-billion-investment-arm?sref=SCAzRb9t on Saturday, citing people with knowledge of the matter.
Counterpoint Global, the $150 billion investing arm of Morgan Stanley Investment Management, is exploring whether the cryptocurrency would be a suitable option for its investors, the report added.
Morgan Stanley declined to comment.
(Reporting by Aakriti Bhalla in Bengaluru; Editing by Steve Orlofsky and Alistair Bell)