Up to date Jan. 10, 2024 5:20 pm ET
The U.S. Securities and Alternate Fee voted Wednesday to permit mainstream traders to purchase and promote bitcoin as simply as shares and mutual funds, a call hailed by the trade as a game changer.
The SEC choice clears the way in which for the primary U.S. exchange-traded funds that maintain bitcoin to be offered to the general public. Expectations of U.S. regulatory approval for such funds drove the worth of bitcoin to the best degree in about two years. The digital forex fell to only beneath $46,000 late Wednesday, up from $17,000 in January 2023.
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