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21Shares lists first polygon crypto ETP

Nov 19th, 2021 | By
CoinShares unveils three new directly backed crypto ETPs

Digital asset ETP specialist 21Shares has listed the world’s first ETP providing exposure to MATIC, the native token underpinning the Polygon network.

21Shares launches Avalanche and Algorand crypto ETPs

Nov 19th, 2021 | By
Hany Rashwan, CEO of 21Shares.

21Shares has introduced two new ETPs on SIX Swiss Exchange providing exposure to AVAX and ALGO, the native tokens underpinning the Avalanche and Algorand blockchains.

Global X combines bitcoin futures and blockchain equities in latest ETF launch

Nov 19th, 2021 | By
Jay Jacobs, Head of Research & Strategy at Global X

Global X has launched an actively managed ETF that taps into the digital assets investment theme by combining bitcoin futures with equities of companies poised to benefit from advances in blockchain technology.

VanEck undercuts rivals with lower-cost bitcoin futures ETF

Nov 16th, 2021 | By
Samsung AM launches bitcoin futures ETF in Hong Kong

VanEck has unveiled the VanEck Bitcoin Strategy ETF (XBTF US), the third ETF in the US to provide exposure to bitcoin through futures contracts. The fund comes with an expense ratio of 0.65%, 30 basis points cheaper than its rivals.

Bitcoin and ethereum drive ETC Group’s AUM above $2bn

Nov 10th, 2021 | By
21Shares unveils risk-controlled bitcoin & ethereum ETPs

Specialist crypto ETP provider ETC Group has surpassed $2 billion assets under management courtesy of investor net inflows and strong market performance related to the firm’s bitcoin and ethereum ETPs.

Purpose launches carbon-neutral bitcoin and ether ETFs

Nov 9th, 2021 | By
Som Seif, CEO of Purpose Investments.

Purpose Investments has launched carbon-neutral share classes for the Purpose Bitcoin ETF and Purpose Ether ETF, the first directly backed cryptocurrency ETFs to list on a developed market stock exchange.

Advocate debuts multi-asset ‘rising rate hedge’ ETF

Nov 2nd, 2021 | By
Federated Hermes enters the ETF arena

New York-based Advocate Capital Management has launched the Advocate Rising Rate Hedge ETF (RRH US) on NYSE Arca, an actively managed multi-asset fund designed to benefit during periods of rising long-term interest rates.

Volt debuts options-enhanced crypto industry ETF

Nov 2nd, 2021 | By
Volt debuts options-enhanced bitcoin industry ETF

San Francisco-based Volt Equity has launched a new ETF offering exposure to companies within the bitcoin industry while utilizing an options strategy overlay in a bid to enhance performance.

FTSE Russell introduces its first crypto-asset indices

Oct 28th, 2021 | By
Kristen Mierzwa, Managing Director, ETP Strategy and Business Development at FTSE Russell

FTSE Russell has made its debut foray – in a formal capacity – into crypto-asset markets with the unveiling of the FTSE Digital Asset Index Series.

UK investors prepared to sidestep advisers to access crypto, finds survey

Oct 27th, 2021 | By
Jason Guthrie, Head of Digital Assets, Europe, WisdomTree

Almost half of UK-based investment advisers have reported that clients are intending to step outside of the adviser relationship in order to gain exposure to digital assets.