Fidelity Investments unveiled plans Wednesday to launch an exchange-traded fund that tracks the price of bitcoin, furthering the money manager’s push to bring cryptocurrencies to mainstream finance.
The Bitcoin exchange-traded from the company would monitor the cryptocurrency using prices from US-based exchanges. Fidelity’s Wise Origin Bitcoin Trust will use underlying rates from Bitstamp, Coinbase, Gemini, itBit, and Kraken, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
The application comes a month after the first Bitcoin ETFs in North America started trading in Canada, including the Purpose Bitcoin...
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