London Stock Exchange parent assigns financial ‘bar codes’ to cryptos including Bitcoin

posted 4 months ago
One of Europe’s largest financial markets, the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) added 169 digital assets (including Bitcoin) to its SEDOL Masterfile service, a global database that assigns unique identifiers to financial instruments.

The seven-digit alphanumeric codes help LSEG’s customers keep track of traded assets from execution to settlement. The addition of Bitcoin and its ilk to the database, in response to customer demand, seems to be a sign that institutional investors are slowly embracing the asset class.
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