Chief Executive officer of the company, which owns and operates the world’s largest stock exchange, believes that bitcoin has the potential to become a world currency in the world, and he throws the weight of his company behind an ambitious plan to make this a reality.
As we previously reported, the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), the owner of the new York stock exchange (NYSE) — forms a new company named Bakkt , which seeks to bridge the gap between wall street, main street and the flagship cryptocurrency.
In a conversation with Fortune, founder, Chairman and CEO of ICE, Jeffrey Sprecher explained that, in his opinion, supported by infrastructure Bakkt — bitcoin may be international currency.
“Bitcoin will greatly simplify the promotion of world currency”, — said Sprecher. “It has the potential to become the first global currency.”