LATEST: Bloomberg Analyst Predicts Spot Ethereum ETFs Trading by July 2

The forthcoming approval of spot Ethereum ETFs by the SEC is stirring excitement within the cryptocurrency community. Set to possibly start trading by July 2nd, these ETFs could herald a significant influx of institutional money, as projected by analysts. The anticipation builds further with Eric Balchunas of Bloomberg suggesting that the light comments on S-1 filings indicate a forthcoming approval. Major firms like BlackRock, Fidelity, and VanEck are among the first in line, poised to capitalize on this opportunity.

Adding to the positive outlook, SEC Chair Gary Gensler hinted at a favorable decision during his recent testimony at a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing. This move aligns with the broader acceptance of cryptocurrency investments, potentially setting the stage for substantial market growth. Estimates by Standard Chartered suggest that these ETFs could attract between $15 and $45 billion in the first year alone.

The implications for Ethereum’s value are significant, with forecasts like those from VanEck suggesting a potential rise to $22,000 per ETH by 2030 due to expected revenue generation. Additionally, QCP Capital predicts a 60% surge in ETH prices post-approval, mirroring the market’s response to Bitcoin’s ETFs. This development not only bolsters Ethereum’s financial outlook but also solidifies its position in the investment mainstream.


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