BTC USDT Chart The fund still needs to be approved by the SEC Fidelity Investments has announced plans to launch an exchange traded fund (ETF)
The ETF, called Wise Origin Bitcoin Trust, will track the Cryptocurrency through the Fidelity Bitcoin Index, which takes spot prices from various Bitcoin markets, including popular exchanges.
This is the latest move by Fidelity to bring cryptocurrencies to mainstream finance. The money manager previously experimented with mining Cryptocurrency, allowed clients to donate digital assets to charities, and launched plans to store and trade Bitcoin for professional investors.
However, the ETF still needs to be approved by the SEC, which previously rejected applications for nine Bitcoin ETFs in 2018.The regulator, previously, argued that the market was not ready for a Bitcoin ETF yet. But last week, the SEC acknowledged a Bitcoin ETF proposal from VanEck