Bitcoin Spot ETFs Notch $113M Net Inflows On Wednesday, Grayscale Outflows Continue

Zinger Key Points
  • Grayscale's GBTC saw a net outflow of $75.14 million, increasing its total historical net outflows to $15.23 billion.
  • Fidelity's Bitcoin ETF led daily net inflows with approximately $116 million, reflecting strong investor confidence.

Bitcoin BTC/USD spot exchange-traded funds (ETFs) continued to attract significant investment on Wednesday, with the total net inflows into these funds reaching $113 million.

What Happened: However, the story within the Bitcoin ETF landscape remains nuanced.

While the overall market witnessed positive inflows, the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust GBTC experienced a net outflow of $75.14 million, according to data from SoSoValues.

This adds to GBTC’s already substantial historical net outflow of $15.23 billion, raising questions about the future of this long-established investment vehicle.

The positive inflows into the broader Bitcoin ETF market were driven by other players.

The Fidelity Bitcoin ETF FBTC emerged as the leader for daily net inflows, attracting approximately $116 million.

BlackRock’s iShares Bitcoin Trust IBIT also saw strong investor interest, bringing in roughly $42.03 million in net inflows.

Ark’s ARKB ARKB ETF recorded a zero inflow/outflow balance after a record $87.5 million net outflow day on Tuesday.

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Why It Matters: These figures highlight a potential shift in investor preferences within the Bitcoin ETF space.

Newer entrants like FBTC and IBIT appear to be capturing a larger share of the market, while GBTC struggles to reverse its negative outflow trend.

The contrasting fortunes of GBTC and other Bitcoin spot ETFs raise questions for investors.

Factors such as expense ratios, liquidity, and investor sentiment towards different providers likely play a role in these divergent flows.

What’s Next: Benzinga’s upcoming Future of Digital Assets conference, scheduled for November 19th, 2024, offers a valuable platform to gain insights into the dynamics of institutional investments into Bitcoin.

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