Blue Ridge Bank Shares Halted by NYSE After Bitcoin ATM Announcement

Blue Ridge Bank Shares Halted by NYSE After Bitcoin ATM Announcement

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) halted trading of Virginia-based Blue Ridge Bank’s stock (BRSB) after a spike in trading activity Wednesday, the company told CoinDesk in an email.

The company announced late Tuesday that it had opened up bitcoin redemptions and purchases at 19 of its ATMs. The stock started the day trading just under $20 and jumped to $22.61 before settling to $21.22 as of press time.

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