BlackRock launches crypto ETF in Europe

    BlackRock launched the iShares Blockchain Technology UCITS ETF, as the world’s largest asset manager has been increasingly engaging in the crypto sector. The world’s largest asset manager BlackRock just made another step into the crypto sector, this time launching an ETF with exposure to blockchain and crypto companies for its European customers.  According to a…

    Grayscale Bitcoin Trust discount hits a record -35% amid market downturn

    The Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC), which has been trading at a discount since the beginning of 2021, hit a record low of -35.26% on Sept. 23. This decline comes four months after its previous all-time low of 34%. Now, Grayscale is suing the SEC after rejecting its application to convert to a spot Bitcoin ETF…

    Franklin Templeton launches metaverse ETF based on Solactive innovation index

    Franklin Templeton joined the metaverse with a new thematic ETF. The global investment firm has launched The Franklin Metaverse UCITS ETF that tracks the Solactive Global Metaverse Innovation Net Total Return Index. The new ETF will list on the Deutsche Börse Xetra (XETRA) on Sept. 7, and the Borsa Italiana and London Stock Exchange (LSE)…

    SEC rejects Grayscale Bitcoin spot ETF, while Jacobi announces the first Bitcoin ETF in Europe

    Bitcoin fell over 5% following the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rejected the Bitcoin spot ETF proposed by Grayscale. The crypto fund has launched a lawsuit against the SEC after the regulator’s denial. Meanwhile, Jacobi Asset Management announced the launch of Europe’s first Bitcoin ETF on the Euronext Amsterdam exchange. Thursday morning, Bitcoin fell…

    ProShares launches Short Bitcoin Strategy ETF

    ProShares, an investment product provider, announced the launch of the US first short Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) that would allow investors to bet on Bitcoin’s decline. The product has launched Tuesday under the ticker BITI. According to Monday’s statement, the ProShares Short Bitcoin Strategy ETF would allow investors to profit from a BTC price decrease…

    Institutional investors keep ‘buying the dip’ totaling $126 million in Bitcoin inflows

    According to Coinshares, about $506 million has been invested in exchange-traded Bitcoin funds since the start of the year, with $126 million of it flowing into ETPs last week. Contrary, Ethereum-based funds saw outflows for a ninth straight week. Bitcoin investment products saw cumulative inflows totaling $126 million over the last week, according to the…