Perseus and Atlas join together to launch global Bitcoin trading platform

On Wednesday morning, Perseus Telecom and Atlas jointly launched their new high-speed trading platform for Bitcoin and likely other cryptocurrencies in the future. Perseus is a firm that specializes in high-speed financial data networks, while Atlas is a relative newcomer to the Wall Street scene since starting in 2013. The platform’s debut puts Bitcoin trading much closer to the modern world of automated and secure trading.

High-speed telecommunications provider Perseus Telecom and digital currency trading platform Atlas ATS formally launched Wednesday a globally integrated bitcoin exchange system in New York, Hong Kong and Singapore to facilitate trading in the digital currency by high-frequency trading firms and other large financial institutions. The two firms’ collaboration, first reported last month by The Wall Street Journal, marks a milestone in the evolution of bitcoin out of a retail-oriented, loosely regulated low-tech environment to one that is open to the high-volume and strictly regulated activities of Wall Street. 

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