TSX Group Subsidiary to Start Cryptocurrency Brokerage

A wholly-owned subsidiary of Canada-centered inventory exchange operator TMX Group is launching a cryptocurrency brokerage.

TMX explained Thursday that the subsidiary, Shorcan Digital Currency Network, experienced partnered with Paycase Financial on the initiative, which would concentrate on bitcoin and ether at start, which is slated for the next quarter of 2018.

Paycase chief executive Joseph Weinberg referred to as the brokerage “the 1st ever public crypto brokerage desk by an exchange,” stating the new partnership “represents the true institutionalization of cryptocurrencies as an asset class.”

He went on to say:

“Paycase’s partnership with the TMX solved a important trouble in the blockchain ecosystem. With this partnership, we have developed the 1st important bridge in between the crypto earth and the conventional financial markets.”

In further statements, a consultant for TMX Group framed the go as 1 aimed at furnishing new varieties of solutions to its customer foundation, and is unquestionably immediately at tapping some of the demand from customers for cryptocurrency buys within the Canadian sector.

As new systems carry on to reshape the worldwide financial industry, we carry on to take a look at new techniques to evolve our enterprise to deal with customer wants in both of those conventional and non-conventional markets,” John Lee, handling director of enterprise innovation and product development, explained of the pending start.

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