Sept 20 (Reuters) – Robinhood Markets Inc (HOOD.O) is testing new crypto pockets and cryptocurrency switch options for its app which might permit clients to ship and obtain digital currencies reminiscent of bitcoin, Bloomberg Information reported on Monday.
A beta model of its iPhone app confirmed the corporate’s work on such options, the report mentioned. (https://bloom.bg/39lepB5)
There was additionally a hidden picture exhibiting a waitlist web page for customers signing up for a crypto pockets characteristic, the report added.
Robinhood didn’t instantly reply to a Reuters request for remark.
The corporate’s retail shareholders have lengthy waited for a crypto pockets. A day earlier than the brokerage introduced its first quarterly outcomes final month, the top question on Say, a platform that lets corporations crowdsource questions from retail buyers, was whether or not the brokerage was getting such a pockets.
Reporting by Niket Nishant in Bengaluru; Enhancing by Krishna Chandra Eluri
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