Investment Bank Goldman Sachs is considering launching custodian services for the digital currency. It is reported Bloomberg citing an anonymous source.
According to the publication, the project of service for the storage of crypto-currencies is still under consideration, and the exact launch date is not yet determined. According to the source, the company expects that the launch of the custodial service will open the way to further development in the direction of the cryptocurrency sphere, for example, to launch the platform Depository and brokerage services.
“In response to customer interest in a variety of digital products, we study how to improve the quality of service in this direction”, — said the representative of Goldman Sachs. — “At the moment we haven’t come to any conclusion about the extent of our offer on digital assets.”
Recall that about a month ago started a custodial service for digital assets from a major U.S. stock exchange Coinbase. It is designed for institutional investors who can buy cryptocurrency in the amount of at least $10 million Other similar service in may opened the company BitGo.
Interestingly, he Goldman Sachs in may announced plans to trade futures on bitcoin. The Bank is even going to create their futures, which would be more flexible. It was reported that the trade will be carried out by the company to own funds on behalf of clients. And in December last year for the first time there were rumors about the opening of the Goldman Sachs private cryptocurrency platform.
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