FastMatch to add cryptocurrencies to FX Tape

The venue plans to support trading of the asset class later this year

Dmitri Galinov: “Given the last year of popularity of this asset class, we’re speeding things up”

FastMatch will add cryptocurrencies to its foreign exchange tape in the first quarter, and plans to support the trading of the asset class later in the year, as interest grows from institutional trading firms such as hedge funds.

Company executives decided to accelerate the plan to add cryptocurrencies to the tape following the recent spike in the value of several virtual currencies as the asset class becomes more popular.

“We’ve always had the plan to add crypto. Given the last year of

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