BlackRock’s Larry Fink: Institutional clients fascinated by crypto but not that interested

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BlackRock CEO Larry Fink joined “Squawk Box” on Thursday to discuss the crypto market following Coinbase’s direct listing on the Nasdaq. “I don’t believe we should think about crypto as a substitute of currency but I’m fascinated by it as an asset class,” Fink said.

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