The SEC has delayed its decision for listing VanEck to Oct. 18, while Bitwise’s listing on NYSE Arca will be delayed to Oct. 13. The decision on Wilshire Phoenix’s United States Bitcoin and Treasury Investment Trust has been postponed until Sept. 29.
Professional crypto trader and writer Bill Adams takes a look the biggest developments in the Bitcoin ETF saga, unveiling the chances for eventual ETFs approval in 2019.
While crypto industry has dreamed of a Bitcoin ETF since at least 2013, and crypto companies were pushing it hard to get an approval, the SEC hasn’t given green light to any yet. What Bitwise explained is that the SEC are not against crypro ETFs at all.
After barring crypto derivatives, Japan is currently gauging industry interest in ETFs tracking digital currencies. The Liberal Democratic Party will reportedly submit draft legislation by March 2019.