FiCAS Subsidiary Bitcoin Capital Lists Actively Managed Bitcoin, Ethereum ETPs in Switzerland


Bitcoin Capital, a subsidiary of Zug, Switzerland-based funding supervisor FiCAS, has listed actively managed exchange-traded merchandise (ETPs) providing publicity to bitcoin and ether on the SIX Swiss Exchange.

  • Through energetic administration, the merchandise are designed to counter the worth volatility inherent in crypto belongings, Bitcoin Capital said Thursday.
  • The 1 FiCAS Active Bitcoin ETP and 1 FiCAS Active Ethereum ETP can be found to institutional, non-public {and professional} traders in Switzerland, Liechtenstein and European Union nations aside from Hungary.
  • Investors will be capable to entry the product by way of their financial institution or dealer simply as they’d investments reminiscent of equities or bonds, in response to Bitcoin Capital.
  • The itemizing follows that of FiCAS’s actively-managed crypto ETP final 12 months, which traded bitcoin in opposition to a variety of different cryptoassets together with ether, bitcoin money and litecoin.
  • Increasing consciousness of crypto belongings has pushed the discharge of exchange-traded merchandise in latest months as institutional traders search publicity to the sector. While exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that make investments instantly in crypto have but to be permitted in the U.S., different jurisdictions have been extra sanguine. Among others, WisdomTree has listed bitcoin and ether merchandise in Switzerland and the European Union and Canada additionally permits them.

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