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BlackRock’s BUIDL fund now offers conversions to USDC stablecoin, enhancing market liquidity

BlackRock has implemented a novel addition to its BUIDL fund FILE PHOTO: The BlackRock logo is seen outside of its offices in New York City, U.S., October 17, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

BlackRock has implemented a novel addition to its BUIDL fund, enabling investors to change their shares into the USDC stablecoin.

This enhancement boosts liquidity by utilizing Ethereum’s smart contract technology. This new measure seeks to enhance the efficiency of secondary market transactions.

The BUIDL fund offers investors the opportunity to generate profits in U.S. dollars through investments in secure assets such as U.S. Treasury Bills.

These assets are represented as digital tokens (ERC-20) on the blockchain. The integration of conventional banking with digital technologies is highly consequential.

USDC, which is overseen by Circle, ranks as the second-largest stablecoin worldwide in terms of market capitalization. CEO Jeremy Allaire highlighted the fact that USDC facilitates a seamless transfer for investors from tokenized assets, resulting in reduced expenses and improved transaction velocity.

BlackRock’s decision to include USDC in its fund operations demonstrates its response to the growing demand for digital financial solutions.

BlackRock intends to utilize blockchain technology to create a reliable and effective investing platform that will attract investors who are interested in both traditional and digital assets.


James Wilson is a crypto writer and researcher with over 5 years of experience in the industry. He is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, where he studied computer science and economics. After graduating, he worked as a software engineer at a major tech company before transitioning to a career in crypto.