Tagged: etfs

Switzerland’s PostFinance Introduces Savings Plans via E-Trading

As of 18 June 2024, PostFinance is reportedly the first major Swiss retail bank to offer its customers access to the saving plan function for ETFs, shares and themed certificates. Philipp Merkt, Chief Investment Officer at PostFinance said: “Thanks to their simplicity and cost efficiency,… Read More

Global Exchange Traded Products with Digital Assets Increase 93% Year to Date

Year-to-date, Exchange Traded Products (ETPs) that hold digital assets have jumped by 93% assets under management (AUC), up from $49.5 billion at the end of 2023 to $95.4 billion, according to a report. Fineqia (CSE: FNQ) says that the total AUM recorded at the end… Read More

State Street Expands Fund Connect ETF APIs to Offer International Coverage

State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) announced the expansion of its Fund Connect ETF portal via upgrades to its Application Protocol Interface (API), now offering coverage to all clients globally including Europe and the APAC region. Fund Connect ETF APIs have been “available in the U.S…. Read More

France: Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) Reports Sharp Rise in Retail ETF Activity in Q1 2024

Retail investors have been active in the stock market. In fact, there’s been a sharp increase in retail ETF activity in Q1 2024, according to the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF). Each quarter, the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) in France “provides an overview of… Read More

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd Welcomes Asia’s Spot Virtual Asset ETFs

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) is pleased to welcome today (Tuesday) the listing of Asia’s first Spot Virtual Asset (VA) ETFs, adding to the diversity of products in Hong Kong’s markets and further “supporting the city’s position as the region’s leading ETF marketplace… Read More

Bitcoin Surpasses Gold in Terms of Issuance Scarcity, Investor Predicts Hard Assets Will Continue to Appreciate in Value – Report

Digital asset firm Gemini notes in its Weekly Market Update that Bitcoin miners are seeing rewards cut following the halving event. However, there are some positive indicators in terms of the supply of Bitcoin and its relationship to the availability of gold in global markets…. Read More

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, Shanghai Stock Exchange, Shenzhen Stock Exchange to Expand ETF Offerings

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) is pleased to announce it has reached an agreement with Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) and Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SZSE) in order “to expand the scope of eligible exchange-traded funds (ETFs) under Stock Connect.” The eligibility criteria for ETFs… Read More

Norman Wooding from SCRYPT Comments on Differences Between Direct Ownership of Bitcoin (BTC) and Institutional Bitcoin ETFs

Following the approval of multiple spot Bitcoin ETFs and resulting rising Bitcoin prices, Norman Wooding, CEO of SCRYPT, has shared his perspective on the increased institutional demand for Bitcoin. Norman Wooding from SCRYPT, a Swiss-licensed company offering a range of crypto asset services, has commented… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Price Correlations with Major Asset Classes Increases But Declines in Comparison to Gold – Report

Bitcoin experienced a solid rally of 67.0% during the quarter, marking as one of its most impressive first quarters to date, the team at NYDIG noted in a new report. This surge was primarily fueled by “the overwhelming demand for the recently introduced spot bitcoin… Read More

Spot Bitcoin ETFs Gather $12B in Funds Since Launch with Record $1B+ of Inflows on March 12 – Report

Collectively the spot Bitcoin ETFs have been quite successful, but even individually, most of the BTC ETFs would be considered successful compared to most ETFs, according to an extensive update from NYDIG. NYDIG researchers note that price movements and ETF flows will likely work in… Read More

Brazil’s Digital Bank Nubank Reports Significant Investments Made by Clients in ETFs

Five months after Nubank (NYSE: NU) launched its first index funds (ETFs) through its investment fund manager, Nu Asset, Nu Renda Ibov Smart Dividendos (NDIV11) and Nu Ibov Smart Dividendos (NSDV11) have already “accumulated R$57 million in investments, with R$23 million in NSDV11 and R$34… Read More

US Claims Over 80% of Spot Bitcoin ETF Market, Surpassing Canada – Report

The US has reportedly captured 83% of the Spot Bitcoin ETF market, overtaking Canada. This, according to an update from CoinGecko. Spot Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are “incorporated in 11 countries worldwide and traded in just 6 geographical markets,” the team at CoinGecko noted. CoinGecko… Read More

Digital Assets: $5.7B in Value Now Held in Ethereum ETFs with Europe Leading with 81% Share – Report

The team at CoinGecko reveals in an extensive report that there are around $5.7B worth of assets in Ethereum ETFs, which is being led by Europe with an 81% share. XBT Ethereum Tracker One (COINETH) is reportedly “the global top Ethereum exchange-traded fund (ETF), with… Read More

Gemini Shares Insights After Being Named Digital Asset Custodian on VanEck’s Approved Spot Bitcoin ETF Application

VanEck, a global investment fund manager with $76.4 billion USD in assets under management, announced recently the listing of its spot bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) under the ticker HODL, with Gemini named as custodian. Both Gemini and VanEck claim that they “have been pioneers in… Read More

BTC Adoption: US Retail Investors May Trade Bitcoin ETFs via eToro

Trading and investing platform, eToro, announced the addition of spot bitcoin ETFs to the platform, following the Security and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) approval of the products. US users can buy iShares Bitcoin Trust (IBIT) and ARK 21Shares Bitcoin ETF (ARKB) on eToro for whole share… Read More

Bitpanda Explains Why Spot Bitcoin ETFs Are Significant for the Crypto Market

Bitpanda has commented on why they think spot Bitcoin ETFs are a “game-changer” for the crypto market. Bitpanda notes in a blog post the crypto world has “reached an important milestone as major financial institutions receive approval from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)… Read More

Huh? Vanguard is Blocking Bitcoin ETFs for its Customers

Vanguard, a financial services firm with over 50 million investors, is blocking its customers from purchasing newly listed Bitcoin ETFs. The news was circulating on X yesterday, with Vanguard responding to questions about accessing Bitcoin EFTs as follows: “Thank you for your question! While we… Read More

Galaxy to Offer Exposure to Spot BTC via Invesco Galaxy Bitcoin ETF (BTCO)

Galaxy Asset Management, which claims to be one of the largest digital assets and blockchain investment managers, in partnership with Invesco Ltd. (NYSE: IVZ), a global provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), announced the launch of the Invesco Galaxy Bitcoin ETF (BTCO). BTCO invests directly in… Read More

Senator Elizabeth Warren Hammers SEC’s Approval of Bitcoin ETFs

Senator Elizabeth Warren has taken to X to express her displeasure with the Securities and Exchange Commission’s decision to approve eleven Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs). These funds started trading today after being approved yesterday, experiencing solid trading demand. Warren, a policymaker who is no fan… Read More

Watershed Moment for Digital Assets Industry: Crypto Industry Reacts to Spot Bitcoin ETF Approvals by SEC

As expected by most industry analysts and also after an embarrassing false start (following the official SEC X account being “compromised”) the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has finally approved 11 spot bitcoin ETF applications – which were submitted by traditional financial and crypto-focused… Read More