HSBC Has Banned Purchases Of MicroStrategy Shares – April 13

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👉 HSBC Has Banned Purchases Of MicroStrategy Shares

The largest bank in Europe, HSBC, has put a ban on purchases of MicroStrategy stock, labeling it a “virtual currency product”.

The bank already had a blanket ban in place on virtual currencies, which it claims has been effective since 2018. MicroStrategy currently holds about $5.5 billion of Bitcoin.

HSBC says it will still allow the holding sale and outgoing transfer of the shares, however will no longer accept new incoming transfers or purchases.

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Cryptocurrency exchange Binance has launched trading for tokenized stocks, beginning with tokens for the ever-popular Tesla.

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The New York Stock Exchange has released its very own collection of non-fungible tokens (NFTs), which commemorate significant past IPOs.

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