New York Stock Exchange Launches Bitcoin Pricing Index NYXBT

New York Stock Exchange Launches Bitcoin Pricing Index NYXBT

The New York Stock Exchange today launched its NYSE Bitcoin Index (NYXBT) to track the price of bitcoin and give the digital currency's value a definitive global benchmark. This move by one of the largest and most influentialstock exchanges in the world gives bitcoin new legitimacy and "gravitas" and may seal its spot in first place as the digital....


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