Amazon CEO says not adding cryptocurrency as payment option anytime soon

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(Reuters) Inc Chief Executive Officer Andy Jassy said the e-commerce giant is not close to adding cryptocurrency as a payment option to its retail business, in an interview with CNBC on Thursday. He also said it might be possible to sell non-fungible tokens (NFTs) on its e-commerce platform and expects NFTs to continue to grow “significantly.” NFTs, a type of digital asset that exist on a blockchain, have exploded in popularity in 2021, with NFT artworks selling for millions of dollars. Jassy said cryptocurrencies will become bigger in the longer term, but added he himself does not…

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