NEW: BlackRock’s Bitcoin ETF Surges to the Forefront, Ranking in the Top 0.2% of ETFs This Year

BlackRock’s iShares Bitcoin Trust ETF has astonishingly climbed to the top 0.16% of all U.S. ETFs, amassing $3.19 billion in inflows. This significant achievement positions it just behind major index funds like those tracking the S&P 500. Notably, despite a late start, with spot Bitcoin ETFs approved for trading only from January 11, 2024, BlackRock’s and Fidelity’s Bitcoin ETFs have shown remarkable growth. Fidelity’s Bitcoin Fund also stands out, holding the eighth position among U.S. ETFs with $2.51 billion. The rapid ascent of these cryptocurrency-based funds, even with a trading disadvantage compared to other ETFs, underscores the increasing investor interest in digital currencies. Furthermore, the competitive edge of Bitcoin ETFs is becoming more pronounced, especially as they start to outpace traditional investment vehicles in the ETF market. This trend marks a significant shift in investment preferences towards innovative financial products.

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