November 15, 2023
The regulator is yet to indicate its ruling on the latest slate of applicants for Bitcoin ETFs. Previous rejections raised concerns about market manipulation and a lack of surveillance-sharing agreements. However, applicants argue that these concerns have been addressed or are no longer relevant after the approval of Bitcoin futures ETFs.
The SEC has delayed making final decisions on these applications. The regulator has not provided any indication of how it might ultimately rule on the applications.
Investors and applicants are eagerly awaiting the regulator's ruling on the Bitcoin ETF applications. The approval of Bitcoin futures ETFs has provided some hope that the concerns raised in previous rejections have been addressed. However, until the SEC makes its final decisions, the fate of these applications remains uncertain.