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Bitcoin ETF Launch Hype Fades as Funds Slip in Value, BTC Futures Open Interest Down 38% in 2 Months

Bitcoin ETF Launch Hype Fades as Funds Slip in Value, BTC Futures Open Interest Down 38% in 2 Months

Following the charged-up debut of the Proshares bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF), Valkyrie’s bitcoin futures ETF and the Vaneck bitcoin strategy ETF, interest in these types of funds seems to have faded a great deal. After the Proshares bitcoin ETF BITO reached an all-time high on November 10, the ETF is down 39% over the last […]

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Sberbank Launches First Blockchain ETF in Russia

Sberbank Launches First Blockchain ETF in Russia

Russian banking giant Sberbank has presented the country’s first exchange-traded fund (ETF) giving investors access to the blockchain space. The new instrument holds securities of companies dealing with cryptocurrencies and the technologies that underpin them. Sberbank Introduces ETF Tracking Blockchain Economy Index The largest banking and financial services provider in Russia and the post-Soviet space, […]

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Valkyrie’s Bitcoin Strategy ETF Debut Listing Drops Over 4% — Proshares ETF Slides 3.5%

Valkyrie’s Bitcoin Strategy ETF Debut Listing Drops Over 4% — Proshares ETF Slides 3.5%

On Friday, the Valkyrie Bitcoin Strategy Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF) launched on Nasdaq under the ticker BTF and dropped in value not too long after the ETF first came out of the gate. The second bitcoin ETF to launch in the United States followed bitcoin’s spot price movements on Friday, as BTF started the day above […]

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Grayscale Confirms Plan to Convert GBTC Into Bitcoin ETF

Grayscale Confirms Plan to Convert GBTC Into Bitcoin ETF

Grayscale Investments has confirmed its plan to file for its bitcoin trust (GBTC) to be converted into a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). “The NYSE Arca will file a document called the 19b-4 to convert GBTC into an ETF,” said Grayscale’s official. GBTC to Become Bitcoin ETF Grayscale Investments has confirmed that it will convert its […]

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New SEC Filings Give the Impression US Regulators Approved a Bitcoin Futures ETF

New SEC Filings Give the Impression US Regulators Approved a Bitcoin Futures ETF

The price of bitcoin jumped over 8% during the last 24 hours after a number of documents stemming from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) web portal indicated that the Proshares Trust exchange-traded fund (ETF) could be listed as soon as next week. Proshares filed a post-effective amended prospectus on Friday that shows the […]

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Pantera CEO Wants a Reminder the Day Before a US Bitcoin ETF Launches — ‘I Might Want to Take Some Chips off the Table’

Pantera CEO Wants a Reminder the Day Before a US Bitcoin ETF Launches — ‘I Might Want to Take Some Chips off the Table’

On October 6, Pantera Capital published an investor’s note written by Dan Morehead, the company’s CEO. Unlike the myriad of crypto investors who believe that a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) will send the crypto asset’s value to the moon, Morehead explains it could be a negative event and when it officially launches he said he […]

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Grayscale’s BCH, LTC, ETC Trusts Now One Step Closer to Becoming ETFs

Grayscale’s BCH, LTC, ETC Trusts Now One Step Closer to Becoming ETFs

On Friday, Grayscale Investments, the world’s largest digital currency asset manager in terms of assets under management (AUM), revealed that three trusts have been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in order to become SEC reporting companies. The three trusts include individual crypto asset products such as the bitcoin cash trust, the litecoin […]

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Kryptoin files with the SEC to create an ETH ETF

Kryptoin files with the SEC to create an ETH ETF

The Delaware-based digital finance firm Kryptoin has filed for an ether (ETH) exchange-traded fund (ETF), according to a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing.  As per the ETH ETF filing:  “The Trust’s investment objective is to provide exposure to Ethereum at a price that is reflective of the actual Ethereum market where investors can purchase […]

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US SEC Commissioner Says Bitcoin ETF Approval Long Overdue

US SEC Commissioner Says Bitcoin ETF Approval Long Overdue

SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce says that the regulator should have approved a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) in the U.S. a long time ago. She emphasized that it is not the SEC’s job to approve or reject applications based on the merits of the underlying investment itself. “People should make their own decisions” whether to buy […]

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Vaneck Files Prospectus With US Regulator to Launch a Bitcoin Mutual Fund

Vaneck Files Prospectus With US Regulator to Launch a Bitcoin Mutual Fund

On June 21, the wealth manager Vaneck filed a prospectus to launch what it calls a Bitcoin Strategy Fund. The prospectus filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) explains the fund will procure bitcoin exchange-traded products and futures. Vaneck’s Fund Will Invest in Bitcoin Futures and Pooled Investments Tied to the Leading Crypto […]

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