LATEST: Hong Kong Set to Approve Bitcoin, Ether ETFs by Monday

Hong Kong is poised to make a significant leap in the cryptocurrency market by potentially approving new exchange-traded funds (ETFs) for Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH) as early as Monday. Bloomberg sources suggest that if the Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing finalizes the listing details swiftly, these pioneering products could be launched by the month’s end. Harvest Global Investments, alongside Bosera Asset Management and HashKey Capital, are at the forefront, possibly becoming the first to receive these crucial approvals.

This development could mark a pivotal moment, positioning Hong Kong as a frontrunner in Asia’s digital-asset sector. The approval of such ETFs, notably in a financial hub like Hong Kong, not only underlines the growing acceptance of cryptocurrencies but also forecasts a robust future for digital assets in the region. With major players like BlackRock increasingly focusing on Bitcoin ETFs, the financial landscape appears set for an exciting transformation.

Bloomberg

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