ETF News

Hopes Dashed as SEC Says No to Bitwise Bitcoin ETF
Hopes Dashed as SEC Says No to Bitwise Bitcoin ETF
10 October 2019, 04:07
The U.S SEC disapproved a Bitcoin ETF application by Bitwise Asset Management.
SEC Institutes Proceedings for the Wilshire Phoenix Bitcoin ETF Proposal
SEC Institutes Proceedings for the Wilshire Phoenix Bitcoin ETF Proposal
24 September 2019, 19:54
The US SEC has instituted proceedings to decide whether or not to approve a proposed rule change by Wilshire Phoenix to list and trade shares of their Bitcoin and Treasury Investment Trust on NYSE Arca.
Jay Clayton Reports ‘Progress’ is Being Made on Bitcoin ETFs
Jay Clayton Reports ‘Progress’ is Being Made on Bitcoin ETFs
10 September 2019, 07:14
Chairman of the United States Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC), Jay Clayton has reported that progress is being made on the path to approving the first Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF).
VanEck, SolidX Plans Bitcoin ETF-like Product Under SEC Rule
VanEck, SolidX Plans Bitcoin ETF-like Product Under SEC Rule
03 September 2019, 16:21
VanEck and SolidX plan to launch on Thursday, a new Bitcoin-ETF like product targeting institutional investors who want exposure to Bitcoin.
Swiss Stock Exchange Lists Bitcoin Cash ETP
Swiss Stock Exchange Lists Bitcoin Cash ETP
05 July 2019, 20:40
Swiss Stock Exchange has added an exchange-traded product tracking Bitcoin Cash (BCH)
Jay Clayton — Custody and Market Manipulation Hinders Bitcoin ETF
Jay Clayton — Custody and Market Manipulation Hinders Bitcoin ETF
06 June 2019, 21:37
U.S SEC Chairman Jay Clayton has revealed the crypto market must satisfy custody features and market manipulation issues if it will ever get an ETF approval.
Crescent Crypto Submits Crypto ETF Application
Crescent Crypto Submits Crypto ETF Application
10 May 2019, 16:06
Crescent Crypto has submitted a cryptocurrency exchange-traded fund proposal to the United States Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC).
SEC Begin Countdown For Bitwise Bitcoin ETF Application
SEC Begin Countdown For Bitwise Bitcoin ETF Application
15 February 2019, 15:10
U.S SEC will have 45 days to make its decision on whether to approve, reject or extend its deadline Bitwise's proposed rule change.
SEC Halts ETF Sneaking Bitcoin Futures
SEC Halts ETF Sneaking Bitcoin Futures
14 February 2019, 12:31
The United States Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC) has asked Reality Shares Advisors to withdraw its clever draft ETF prospectus that included Bitcoin Futures.
Newly Proposed ETF Will Sneak Bitcoin
Newly Proposed ETF Will Sneak Bitcoin
12 February 2019, 07:00
Reality Shares To Sneak Bitcoin in Clever ETF proposal filed with U.S SEC
Bitwise Bitcoin ETF Now Awaits SEC Resumption
Bitwise Bitcoin ETF Now Awaits SEC Resumption
25 January 2019, 20:37
Latest update on the proposed Bitwise Bitcoin ETF shows that its ally, the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Arca has submitted a filing pending the resumption of the U.S SEC.
SEC Delay Bitcoin ETF Decision For The Last Time
SEC Delay Bitcoin ETF Decision For The Last Time
10 December 2018, 20:34
A document released by the US SEC last week confirmed that a decision on an application for such a derivative filed by fund manager VanEck and blockchain startup SolidX had been delayed for the third and final time until Feb. 27, 2019
Nasdaq And VanEck Unite To Launch Bitcoin Futures
Nasdaq And VanEck Unite To Launch Bitcoin Futures
30 November 2018, 00:55
VanEck will use its digital asset pricing indices called MVIS to complement Nasdaq SMARTs Market Surveillance system in the development phase of the Bitcoin Futures contract. However, It is yet to be known whether returns on the contract will be physically-settled (paid in BTC) or backed with cash.
SEC Chairman: Almost All ICOs Are Non-compliant
SEC Chairman: Almost All ICOs Are Non-compliant
28 November 2018, 15:33

The recent clampdown on ICOs is not expected to end soon after the U.S SEC Chairman; Jay Clayton told CNBC reporters that the regulators’ definition of Initial Coin Offerings ICOs) remain the same and projects who fail to meet up to their requirements will still be considered “non-compliant.”

BlackRock CEO Says Bitcoin ETF Will Happen But Not Just Now
BlackRock CEO Says Bitcoin ETF Will Happen But Not Just Now
02 November 2018, 05:06

Anyone hoping to see a Bitcoin ETF soon will have to wait until the cryptocurrency industry becomes more 'legitimate’ according to Larry Fink, CEO of investment management firm BlackRock.