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Goldman Sachs Hires First Cryptocurrency Trader in Its Markets Unit
Apr 23, 2018

The Wall Street bank has hired Justin Schmidt, a former trader, as vice president and head of digital asset markets in Goldman’s securities division, according to a report from Tearsheet.

Since December reports have indicated that Goldman Sachs has been planning to set up a trading desk dealing with cryptocurrencies. At the time, it was reported that the bank was aiming to have its platform up and running by the summer of 2018 at the latest. Now it appears that the bank is making progress in getting its team together that will aid clients with investments in digital currencies.

Source: NewsBTC (

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