A total of 11,000 BTC sold?
It appears that BTC outflows (fund outflows) are continuing from Grayscale’s Bitcoin spot ETF “GBTC”.
According to Arkham Intelligence, a blockchain data analysis service, it was confirmed that a total of 9,000 BTC (57.4 billion yen), with 1 transaction = 1,000 BTC, was sent to a Coinbase account before the stock market started trading on Tuesday.
This transfer follows last week’s 2,000 BTC, bringing the total outflow to date to 11,000 BTC. Currently, Grayscale’s Bitcoin holdings are 617,853 BTC.
GBTC currently has the highest management fee (1.5%) among the 11 Bitcoin ETFs, and large investors and traders who acquired GBTC at a low price when it went negative are likely to turn to Bitcoin ETFs with lower fees such as BlackRock and Fidelity. It is believed that they are selling it in order to switch cars.
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Last week, Anthony Scaramucci, the founder of US investment fund Skybridge Capital, which also invests in Bitcoin, said that the sale of his holdings in GBTC will spur the fall in the Bitcoin (BTC) market after the approval of Bitcoin ETF (Exchange Traded Fund). He said that he believed that the Meanwhile, the company said it expects this selling pressure to be resolved within six to eight business days.
For the third day, total trading volume for the U.S. Bitcoin ETF was around $1.8 billion, a significant drop from last Friday’s $3 billion.
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