• Digital asset platform Bakkt Holdings (NYSE: BKKT) will soon allow its customers to trade ether, the second-largest cryptocurrency, in addition to bitcoin, the company said in a statement Friday.

  • Bakkt also said institutional clients can opt to use the Bakkt Warehouse for custody of ether.

  • Shares of the Alpharetta, Georgia-based company, which started trading Oct. 18, rose about 4% Friday. The stock soared last month after Bakkt signed pacts with Mastercard and Fiserv for crypto payments.

UPDATE (Nov. 5, 15:28 UTC): Changes photo for something more recent.

Michael Bellusci is CoinDesk’s crypto payments reporter.

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