Around one in six Australians owns crypto, a report by Finder showed.
The index publisher’s CEO said he has spoken to experts and didn’t give a timeframe for a decision.
Fireblocks’ network includes liquidity providers, OTCs, hedge funds and digital asset managers.
BitMEX said the appointment forms part of the firm's "beyond derivatives" strategy.
Metal-backed tokens can teach institutional investors about digital assets, Nornickel believes.
Two of the hires, Joe Zhou and Arion Ho, join OSL from the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
"What happened is just the worst thing that could possibly happen considering their tokenomics," said Iron Finance investor Fred Schebesta.
The investment bank is encouraged by Silvergate's growth potential and network of customers but concerned about competition and regulatory uncertainty.
The crypto will be converted into U.S. dollars first, before being deposited into the National Republican Congressional Committee's account.
The financial institution cited environmental concerns.
Bybit, Wintermute, CMS, Kronos and IOSG Ventures also kicked in.
The launch of the Nordic hub marks the fifth BIS Innovation Hub Centre to be opened in the past two years.
More than 90% of IFAs surveyed say they would never recommend investing in crypto.