Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman told CNBC on April 25 that they are open to considering trading in cryptocurrencies once regulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Nasdaq already has a blockchain platform in place to make the move into Bitcoin, Ether and other top coins.

(Photo by John Lamparski/Getty Images) Forget the fact that Bitcoin and other major cryptocurrencies all fell on Wednesday. This is a legit market.

And Adena Friedman, CEO of Nasdaq, reminded everyone of that again today during an interview on CNBC. Bitcoin and other coins are more than a new reality, a new market trend.

They are new currencies and methods of payment. As a result, many traditional investors have concluded they need to be in crypto.

Nasdaq lends more credence to that notion. Nasdaq is already supporting existing crypto exchanges. Read more from forbes.com…

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