Mastercard will help banks offer cryptocurrency trading

The payments giant plans to announce a program that will help financial institutions offer cryptocurrency trading, the company told CNBCMastercard will act as a “bridge” between Paxos, a crypto trading platform already used by PayPal to offer a similar service, and banks, according to the company. Mastercard and Paxos will handle regulatory compliance and security  — two core reasons banks cite for avoiding the asset class.

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