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SEC Approves Bitcoin ETF, Opening Crypto to Wider Investor Base

After years of trial and error by would-be fund sponsors, cryptocurrency investing is finally opening up to the masses with the tacit U.S. approval of a bitcoin exchange-traded fund. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) greenlighted bitcoin futures ETFs in a first for the industry on Friday, after the regulator’s five commissioners met on the […]Read More

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SEC Approves Volt Equity’s Crypto Stock ETF — CoinDesk

The SEC’s approval of the fund, which will trade under the ticker BTCR, comes just days after the regulator delayed its decision on four bitcoin ETFs—GlobalX, WidsomTree, Kryptoin, and Valkyrie—to late November at the earliest. While the SEC kicks the crypto-can down the road, bitcoin ETF applications are piling up: on Friday, BlockFi filed for […]Read More

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Nigeria Court Approves CBDC Rollout: Report

A federal court in Abuja, Nigeria, approved the rollout of the country’s central bank digital currency (CBDC), the eNaira. The decision was disclosed Oct. 2 by Justice Taiwo Abayomi, state-run broadcaster Voice of Nigeria reported Sunday The Central Bank of Nigeria had previously received a cease and desist letter concerning the name “eNaira” from ENaira […]Read More

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Morgan Stanley approves Bitcoin investments for a dozen new funds

American investment bank Morgan Stanley plans to allow a dozen of its funds to invest in Bitcoin via cash-settled futures and the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC), according to its filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission published yesterday. “Certain Funds may have exposure to bitcoin indirectly through cash settled futures or indirectly through investments in […]Read More