21 Jun 2023

Blackrock files for BTC ETF

We explore BlackRock's ETF filing, the timing of the filing, potential implications, and how Q1, 2024 is shaping up to become a monumental quarter.
Source: K33 Research *The iShares deadlines will be established after iShares’ filing gets published for comments in the Federal Register. The current iShares deadlines are thus preliminary and will be corrected in due course.

In Short

BlackRock's ETF filing could receive its final verdict in late February 2024, coinciding neatly with the BTC halving of March 2024.
On Thursday, the world’s largest asset manager Blackrock shook the market after filing for a spot bitcoin ETF (iShares Bitcoin Trust). BlackRock intends to use Coinbase as a custodian while teaming up with Nasdaq in a surveillance-sharing agreement with an unnamed crypto exchange. Filings of U.S. BTC spot ETFs have been plentiful since 2013, and all have
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