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The world’s largest stock trading platform is considering becoming a digital currency and non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace. The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) has filed a number of patents that would allow it to expand into digital assets and even the metaverse, but it says it has no immediate plans to make any move into Bitcoin.

In its patent filings on February 10, which just became public, the stock trading giant applied to register “NYSE” for goods and/or services that it may create and offer which relate to digital assets, tokens, NFTs and metaverse-related technology such as augmented reality.

The NYSE also filed for the “provision of an online marketplace for buyers, sellers, and traders of downloadable digital goods authenticated by non-fungible tokens (NFTs).” This marketplace would also encompass virtual an
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