Ether ETFs

Ophelia Snyder, Co-Founder, 21Shares, at Consensus 2024 by CoinDesk, Austin, USA  (CoinDesk)
Ether ETF's Lack of Staking Won't Dampen Strong Institutional Demand, 21Shares' Ophelia Snyder Says
Prospective providers of spot ether ETFs in the U.S. removed provision for staking from their applications to avoid potential regulatory roadblocks.
Ophelia Snyder, Co-Founder, 21Shares, at Consensus 2024 by CoinDesk, Austin, USA  (CoinDesk)

Ark Invest CEO Cathie Wood at Consensus in Austin, Texas. (Marco Bello/Getty Images, modified by CoinDesk)
Cathie Wood's Ether ETF Pullback Is Likely Due to Fee War
The asset manager’s name was removed from a recent document filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission in preparation for the launch and later confirmed that it dropped...
Ark Invest CEO Cathie Wood at Consensus in Austin, Texas. (Marco Bello/Getty Images, modified by CoinDesk)

Ethereum (Unsplash)
Ether Price Poised for Supply 'Shock' as ETFs May Attract $4B Inflows in Five Months, K33 Research Says
ETH will start outperforming bitcoin following the ETF launch after almost two and a half years of underperformance, the report said.
Ethereum (Unsplash)

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Gary Gensler (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)
3 Questions About the SEC’s Abrupt ETH ETF Approval
Was the decision politically motivated? What does it mean for Ethereum going forward? Will other leading chains benefit too?
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Gary Gensler (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)

The Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC) on Thursday approved 19b-4 forms filed by issuers looking to launch a spot ether exchange-traded fund (ETF), marking a key step forward in bringing the fund on the market. (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)
Ether ETFs Clear Major Hurdle, Though SEC Hasn't Cleared Them for Trading Yet
"A week ago, I would've said you were a little crazy to think that these ETFs were going to get SEC approval," a Bloomberg analyst said.
The Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC) on Thursday approved 19b-4 forms filed by issuers looking to launch a spot ether exchange-traded fund (ETF), marking a key step forward in bringing the fund on the market. (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)

SEC headquarters (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)
Ether ETFs Filing Process Sees Abrupt Progress, Though Approval Not Guaranteed: Sources
Exchanges are being asked to update 19b-4 filings on an accelerated basis by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
SEC headquarters (Nikhilesh De/CoinDesk)

U.S. SEC Chair Gary Gensler (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)
Ether Spot ETFs Still Have No More Than 50% Chance of Approval in May: JPMorgan
There will probably be litigation against the SEC after May if ether ETFs aren’t approved, the report said.
U.S. SEC Chair Gary Gensler (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)

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BlackRock's Fink Says an Ether ETF Is Possible Even if ETH Is a Security
The BlackRock CEO isn't worried about the U.S. Securities and Exchange classifying Ethereum's ether as a security.
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Fidelity Investments sign on a building
Fidelity Adds Staking to Ether ETF Application, Sending LIDO Up 9%
The asset manager filed to launch an ethereum fund in November.
Fidelity Investments sign on a building

BlackRock's corporate office in New York, New York. (Jim.henderson/Wikimedia Commons)
SEC Pushes Back Decision on BlackRock, Fidelity's Ether ETF Applications
The SEC wants to know if the applications for ETFs that hold Ethereum's ether (ETH) are supported by the same arguments that led to the approval of spot bitcoin ETFs.
BlackRock's corporate office in New York, New York. (Jim.henderson/Wikimedia Commons)