The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has shown no objections to Grayscale Investments’ proposed spot Bitcoin ETF, which could signify a forthcoming watershed moment for the cryptocurrency industry. The SEC’s stance was revealed through its lack of response to Grayscale’s application, which was brought into question by the Court of Appeals on Wednesday.
This potential shift in the SEC’s position could simplify the process for financial advisors to recommend Bitcoin investments, marking a significant milestone for the industry. Companies like BlackRock (NYSE:BLK) are also expected to receive approval for similar proposals. While the exact timing is uncertain, the industry is hopeful that this crucial approval could occur as early as next year.
The anticipated U.S. approval is predicted to result in a surge in Bitcoin’s spot price due to institutional investors buying and holding large quantities of Bitcoin to back these ETFs. This is expected to increase demand and attract more institutional investors to the crypto market.
On Wednesday, it was noted that Bitcoin’s rise has transformed the cryptocurrency market from a niche sector into a mainstream financial channel. There is growing interest in alternatives to Bitcoin, particularly spot market Bitcoin ETFs similar to futures-based ETFs and ETPs.
False rumors about BlackRock’s Bitcoin ETF approval led to price fluctuations in the market, indicating robust demand for traditional financial instruments providing access to Bitcoin. Spot market Bitcoin ETFs have the potential to bridge traditional finance and cryptocurrencies, possibly bringing billions of dollars into the market.
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