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BlackRock's Bitcoin ETF Achieves $2 Billion in Assets Under Management (AUM) within a Span of Two Weeks

Updated: Feb 29

BlackRock has emerged as the inaugural Bitcoin ETF among the recent issuers to achieve the noteworthy milestone.

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BlackRock's Bitcoin Holdings Expand After Successful ETF Launch


BlackRock's Bitcoin holdings have expanded significantly following the success of its Bitcoin ETF in the traditional finance (TradFi) sector since its approval on January 10. This has attracted a surge of investors eager to participate in the excitement surrounding this financial instrument.


BlackRock, a prominent figure in the finance industry, has stood out prominently among the available options. After discreetly acquiring an impressive 11,500 bitcoins in the first two days of the ETF's launch, the asset manager now oversees a remarkable total of 49,952 bitcoins. At the current market value, this translates to an impressive $2 billion.


Notably, BlackRock's recently introduced Bitcoin ETF has become the first among the new issuers to achieve the milestone of accumulating over $2 billion in assets under management (AUM). Fidelity follows closely behind with $1.8 billion in AUM. Despite BlackRock managing the highest assets, Grayscale's Bitcoin Trust has experienced significant outflows in the past two weeks, with nearly $5 billion exiting its holdings.



Why This Matters


BlackRock's triumph with its Bitcoin spot ETF has the potential to influence the path of Bitcoin. The increasing demand for this financial instrument may lead to a significant transformation in the market landscape.

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