The New York Stock Exchange has filed a number of patents that would allow it to expand into digital assets and even the metaverse, but it says it has no immediate plans to make any move into Bitcoin.
MasterCard has partnered with Bakkt to offer digital currency products to its network of enterprises and banking giants.
Circle, one of the two companies that created the USDC stablecoin, will be going public on the New York Stock Exchange in Q4 2021.
Bakkt has confirmed that they will go public by merging with the blank-check company VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings ($VIH) in Q2 2021.
Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), the company behind the New York Stock Exchange and startup crypto platform Bakkt, has announced its first product for the Bakkt platform—physical crypto futures.