VanEck Withdraws Bitcoin ETF Application After Launching Fund for Institutional Investors

Investment firm VanEck, which had applied for a Bitcoin ETF earlier this year along with SolidX, withdrew its application on Sep. 13th, according to a filing posted on the SEC website this evening. The federal agency was due to issue a final decision on their application by October 18th. Today‚Äôs application withdrawal leaves just two more players in the Bitcoin ETF fray: Wilshire Phoenix and … Continue reading VanEck Withdraws Bitcoin ETF Application After Launching Fund for Institutional Investors

SEC Postpones Bitcoin ETF Decision To Feb 2019

The SEC has postponed a decision on a bitcoin ETF proposal submitted by investment firm VanEck to Feb 27 next year. VanEck and SolidX proposed a physically-backed ETF meaning that it would be settled using actual bitcoins as opposed to cash. The proposal was submitted in June 2018. Cboe followed up that application with one of its own to list and trade bitcoin ETFs and … Continue reading SEC Postpones Bitcoin ETF Decision To Feb 2019