On Tuesday, November 16, the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) launched Bitcoin ETF futures trading of VanEck under the ticker XBTF.
The VanEck Bitcoin Strategy ETF is the third such instrument on US exchanges, after ProShares and Valkyrie Investments, which were listed on the NYSE and Nasdaq, respectively.
— VanEck (@vaneck_us) November 16, 2021
VanEck’s application to launch an ETF based on bitcoin futures was approved by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) at the end of October.
The opening price for XBTF shares was $60.91 per share. During the first hour of trading, the price of XBTF fell to $60.6 and then climbed to $61.43.
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