The parent company of the New York Stock Exchange is working on an online trading platform that would allow large investors to buy and hold bitcoin (BTC), The New York Times reports.
The newspaper cited emails and documents it had viewed as well as anonymous sources familiar with the project. The New York Stock Exchange is owned by Intercontinental Exchange, or ICE.
News of the ICE project follows Goldman Sachs’ plans, reported last week, to open a bitcoin desk for trading contracts linked to the cryptocurrency. These developments signal that major Wall Street players are warming to the cryptocurrency. Read more here.