Goldman Sachs can start trading bitcoins

Goldman Sachs может начать торговлю биткоинами

One of the largest investment banks of the world may become the first party to wall street directly entered the cryptocurrency market.

One of the largest investment banks in the world Goldman Sachs is considering new options to trade directed at bitcoin and other digital currencies. About it on Monday evening, October 2, the newspaper the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), citing sources familiar with plans of the Bank.

Goldman Sachs may be the first party to wall street directly entered the cryptocurrency market. At the same time, the interlocutors noted the WSJ that the activities of the investment Bank in this direction is still at an early stage and these plans may eventually not be implemented.

In the Bank, the newspaper reported that examine the possibility to satisfy customer interest in digital currencies.

Earlier, Goldman Sachs and several other large financial institutions began to show interest in experimentation with blockchain technology, which captures transactions of bitcoins. If the plans investment Bank to be realized, it would significantly improve the image of cryptocurrencies, which, due to the high degree of anonymity can be used for illegal operations.

Note, the European Central Bank could ban bitcoin because it has no such powers.

Source: Russian service of DW

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