Intercontinental Exchange will be discussing with other financial institutions on working to make ICE-backed bitcoin swap contracts available to the banking institutions.
The New York Stock Exchange today announced the NYSE Bitcoin Index (NYXBT), the first exchange-calculated and disseminated bitcoin index.
It’s obvious that Bitcoin keeps drawing attention. Still, banks and other legacy institutions may be dangerous in case the cryptocurrency threatens their revenues.
“Bitcoin has faced many hurdles in its quest to become a real alternative to cash, yet the digital currency has proven tenacious”, Adam Tepper predicts what the year ahead will hold for bitcoin.
The question is still open: Will the government regulation improve the cryptocurrency that was originally decentralized?