Dubai gold trader Regal RA DMCC is the first company in the Middle East to get a license to trade cryptocurrencies, the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre said.

The company will offer storage of Bitcoin, Ethereum and other cryptocurrencies in a vault located in DMCC headquarters in Almas Tower in Dubai, the DMCC said in a statement. Regal RA started trading gold in Dubai in 2016.

Investors in cryptocurrencies are “reluctant” to store large amounts of the coins in online wallets and exchanges due to the risk of hacking, identify theft and malware, Tyler Gallagher, chief executive officer of Regal Assets, which owns Regal RA, said in the statement.

“We have developed what we believe is the number one most secure way of investing in Bitcoin, Ethereum and other crypto-commodities.”.. see more

source: arabianbusiness