BlackRock appears set to propose a spot ether ETF

BlackRock could jump into the race for a spot ether ETF soon after the asset management giant proposed a bitcoin fund in June, a Thursday disclosure suggests.  

A filing for an iShares Ethereum Trust appeared on the website for Delaware’s department of state Thursday. 

The filing could signal the finance giant, which manages about $9 trillion in assets, plans to propose such an offering to the US Securities and Exchange Commission. It appears no formal proposal has been made to the regulator. 

A BlackRock spokesperson declined to comment. 

BlackRock filed with the SEC to launch a spot bitcoin ETF on June 15. A disclosure for that planned iShares Bitcoin Trust, however, had…

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