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Fidor Bank to offer Bitcoin trading services in the EU

Без-имени-1Digital currency exchange Kraken and Munich-based Fidor Bank AG have partnered to offer its European customers regulated Bitcoin trading services.

Following the agreement, Kraken will be the exclusive provider of digital currency to Fidor Bank and payment services within the EU (with the exception of German market, where another Fidor Bank´s partner is operates).

“With Kraken, we can enable our customers to trade bitcoin and other digital currencies just as securely, easily and flexibly as they trade other foreign currencies today,” – Matthias Kröner, CEO of Fidor, said.

This isn’t the first bitcoin company Fidor has partnered with – back in July the bank teamed up with German bitcoin marketplace bitcoin.de, which is operated by Bitcoin Deutschland GmbH.