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

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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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