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Bitcoin: ETF Outflows are Accelerating!

Fri 21 Jun 2024 ▪ 3 min of reading ▪ by Mikaia A.
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Recent massive capital outflows from Bitcoin ETFs raise questions: should this be seen as a harbinger of deeper turbulence? Are investors abandoning ship, or is this just a temporary adjustment? With withdrawals reaching $139 million in one day, the current situation necessitates serious reflection.

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The sharp rise in outflows from Bitcoin ETFs

Recently, capital outflows from Bitcoin ETFs have intensified, marking a worrying downward trend for this asset class. In a single day, on June 20, Bitcoin ETFs recorded capital outflows reaching $139.98 million, according to data from SoSoValue.

Among the hardest hit, Grayscale Investments’ GBTC saw $53 million evaporate, followed by Fidelity Investments with $51 million. Bitwise and VanEck were not spared, recording withdrawals of $32 million and $4 million respectively.

Only BlackRock’s iShares Bitcoin Trust has withstood the wave, even showing a small net capital inflow of $1 million. This dynamic illustrates a significant disinvestment by investors in Bitcoin ETFs, reflecting a loss of confidence in this asset class.

The impact of these outflows on the crypto market

The capital outflows from Bitcoin ETFs are not without consequences for the broader bitcoin market. Indeed, the withdrawal of $900 million over the past week has contributed to a significant drop in the price of BTC.

June 20 marked the fifth consecutive day of outflows, culminating in a 2.8% drop in the price of bitcoin, now at $63,784.68.

This situation is reminiscent of the mid-April market woes. However, trading volume rose by 33.93% to nearly $26 billion, indicating resilience and a hope for rebound.

Investors are closely monitoring the performance of Bitcoin ETFs, looking for signs of stabilization or recovery that could reverse the current trend.

The outlook for Bitcoin ETFs remains uncertain, with a notable decline in interest in cryptocurrencies. However, patience and careful analysis could reveal future opportunities, despite current volatility.

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Mikaia A. avatar
Mikaia A.

La révolution blockchain et crypto est en marche ! Et le jour où les impacts se feront ressentir sur l’économie la plus vulnérable de ce Monde, contre toute espérance, je dirai que j’y étais pour quelque chose


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