Bitcoin the ‘main beneficiary’ as crypto funds notch 10-week streak

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Nearly $1.8 billion flowed into crypto investment products over the last 10 weeks, which hasn’t been seen since Bitcoin futures were launched in October 2021.

Bitcoin (BTC)-related investment products have become the “main beneficiary” of recent investor interest in crypto, amid growing anticipation of a spot Bitcoin ETF approval in the United States.

A total of $1.76 billion of investors’ funds have flowed into crypto products over a 10-week period, making up for the largest inflows over such a period since October 2021 — when Bitcoin futures launched, according to a Dec.

CoinShares’ weekly reports over the past 10 weeks shows at least $1.44 billion of inflows went to Bitcoin investment products over the period, as the price of Bitcoin has gained from $26,600 to $37,700 on Dec.

Meanwhile, the latest week ending Dec. Bitcoin (BTC) investment products were the “main beneficiary,” said Butterfill, recording $132.8 million of inflows over the past week, while Ether (ETH) and Solana (SOL) products tallied $30.8 million and 4.3 million, respectively.

Digital asset flows (in millions) week by week in 2023. Source: CoinShares

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The inflows come as spot Bitcoin ETF applications are inching closer toward potential approval in the U.S.

Some Bitcoin futures-based products could be reaping benefits of the recent excitement over approvals, said James Edwards, cryptocurrency analyst at fintech firm Finder in a previous interview with Cointelegraph.

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