: Blackstone marks ‘another important milestone’ with S&P 500 inclusion


Blackstone Inc.’s BX, +3.29% inclusion in the S&P 500 SPX, -0.26% marks “another important milestone” for the private equity firm, after it crossed $1 trillion in assets under management in July, a spokesperson for the firm said in an email to MarketWatch. “We are gratified to be joining the S&P 500 and pleased that this will make our stock even easier for shareholders to access,” the spokesperson said. Blackstone stock was up 3.3% in regular trading on Tuesday. S&P on Friday named Blackstone and AirBNB ABNB, +7.72% as components of the S&P 500.

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