Goldman Sachs is now focusing on a newcustodial service for Wall Street investors that will bring the cryptocurrency industry closer. As a result, any bank looking to facilitate those trades has to figure out how to safeguard those assets in a way that keeps regulators happy. For example, if someone has 10BTC that they received 10 days ago and then they spend it, 100 bitcoin days have been destroyed.
"When we talked about exploring digital assets that it was going to be exploration that would be evolving over time", he said.
The price of the leading cryptocurrency got knocked down by news that Goldman Sachs is on the verge of scrapping its plans to have a digital currency trading desk. Bitcoin BTC=BTSP fell almost 5 per cent to touch five-day low at $6,985 on the Luxembourg-based Bitstamp exchange. Ripple lost 7.7%, Litecoin went down by 7.1%, and Ethereum sunk by 9%.
In addition to this, there have been a number of Bitcoin ETF applications denied by the US Securities and Exchange Commission. This is despite the optimism they showed earlier in the year when they became the first Wall Street firm to clear Bitcoin futures.
Before BI's report, bitcoin had been trading just over $7,300.
However, Mati Greenspan who is the senior market analyst at eToro stated that "The expectation of adoption by Wall Street has been a major theme for the cryptocurrency market the previous year, so any kind of updates on that can certainly move the prices".
While many banks and institutional investors are dipping their toes into the world of cryptocurrencies, concerns about everything from money-laundering to market manipulation and unclear regulations have prevented widespread adoption.
However, even during the downward trend, bitcoin manages to hold the upper hand over other competing cryptocurrencies in the market that are also suffering the dip of the total market cap.
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