Chairman NYSE supported the Bitcoin, despite the bear market

This week Bitcoin has received the support of one of the most important figures on wall street. The Chairman of the new York stock exchange NYSE and CEO of its parent company ICE Jeff Sprecher contrary to current headlines about the cryptocurrency said that digital assets have a great future on the regulated markets. He downplays the bearish trend and understands that Bitcoin is not going anywhere.

We will remind, on Wednesday, the price of BTC jumped 16 percent after a protracted decline to 14-month low. Correction of the markets led to the growth of coins up to $ 4,300. Speaking about the drop in the price of conference Consensus: Invest, Sprecher answered a very important question.

The survival of digital assets? Clear now, Yes. Our goal as a market operator is not to rant about the prices.

According to Sprecher, although Bitcoin is not the best technology of the existing cryptocurrencies, it is still more likely to take on the responsibility measure, which will focus all the rest.

Writes CNBC, the stock exchange ICE in conjunction with Starbucks, Microsoft and BCG working on a new company Bakkt that in the first quarter of 2019 will open access to trading futures Bitcoin. Originally the launch was planned for December 2018, but the company announced the postponement of the launch on January 24. The reasons for the change of dates reported chief Executive officer Bakkt Kelly Leffler.

It is worth noting that futures on Bitcoin platform Bakkt will differ from the existing Bitcoin futures on CME exchange. Bakkt will pay in bitcoin, not in Fiat currencies. Nasdaq and VanEck also planning to launch futures on Bitcoin in the first quarter of 2019.

Today market capitalization is 136 billion dollars, the exchange rate of Bitcoin is equivalent to 4200 dollars. More data look at cryptodata.

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