Bitcoin at the Bank: Mainstream Lenders Dabble in Crypto Outside the U.S. – The Wall Street Journal


Mainstream banks outside the U.S. are sampling cryptocurrencies, offering customers ways to invest and store bitcoin and other digital assets. 

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA —Spain’s second-largest lender by assets, with operations in Latin America and Turkey—allows customers to hold, buy and sell bitcoin and ether through a digital account. Australia’s largest bank, Commonwealth Bank of Australia , has also launched a pilot program to offer similar services.

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