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Bitcoin

Legacy US bank increases Bitcoin exposure via Grayscale Bitcoin Trust

A division of Chicago’s First Midwest Bank increased its Bitcoin exposure last month, a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission showed.  BTC institutional watch: In an SEC filing today, First Midwest Bank Trust Division, based in Joliet, Illinois, reported holding 29,498 shares of Grayscale Bitcoin Trust as of June 30. Previously, it reported […]Read More

Bitcoin

Morgan Stanley exposed to 26.5 BTC via Grayscale Bitcoin Trust

$270 billion fund Guggenheim is seeking Bitcoin exposure, SEC filing shows Guggenheim Partners, one of the world’s largest fund managers with $270 billion in client assets under management, is seeking exposure to Bitcoin as part of a new fund, a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) showed yesterday. 2 min read → […]Read More

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Grayscale Bitcoin Trust to Convert to an ETF, Premium Remains

Earlier this Monday, Grayscale Investments announced its plans to transform Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) into an exchange-traded fund. Up until recently, GBTC was one of the only investment funds for institutions and retail investors alike. Amidst growing competition, however, the fund’s high management fees and stringent lock-up periods lost favor with many investors. Since February, […]Read More

Bitcoin

GrayScale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) Premium Sinks To All-Time Lows

Since trading at a negative for nearly 2 months, GrayScale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) premium plummeted to -14.21% this morning. Historically, GBTC has traded at a high premium relative to the underlying Bitcoin, commanding an average of 15.02% premium since the fund’s inception. But as competition grows and firms create cheaper, more accurate financial products, GBTC’s […]Read More

Bitcoin

First Trust Advisors and SkyBridge Capital apply for Bitcoin ETF

Investment advisory firm First Trust Advisors and hedge fund SkyBridge Capital, led by former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci, have filed an application for a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Per the filing, the fund is dubbed “First Trust SkyBridge Bitcoin ETF Trust.” First Trust Advisors is expected […]Read More

Bitcoin

Why is Grayscale’s Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) trading at a discount?

The Grayscale product is one of the only Bitcoin-focused financial instruments for institutional and accredited investors. It’s now trading at a discount, however. What’s with Grayscale? The Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) is trading at a relatively steep discount compared to its otherwise high premiums, data from multiple sources shows. The product allows institutional and accredited […]Read More

Litecoin

Grayscale adds 174k LTC to its Litecoin Trust

New York-based cryptocurrency asset managers Grayscale bought over 174,000 Litecoin over the past month. This is the equivalent of 80% of all mined LTC in February. In the past month @Grayscale Trust has purchased over 174,000 Litecoin. This is approx 80% of all Litecoin mined last month… pic.twitter.com/5RmDARZ3dy — litecoin (@litecoin) March 1, 2021 As […]Read More