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Gary Gensler Predicts Ethereum ETF Approval by Summer's End

Fri 14 Jun 2024 ▪ 3 min of reading ▪ by Ariela R.
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The world of cryptography has experienced ups and downs in recent days with price volatility and investor anticipation. However, the recent announcement from Gary Gensler presents a glimmer of hope. According to the SEC chairman, Ethereum ETFs could indeed obtain regulatory approval by the end of the summer. This situation will certainly mark a decisive turning point for investment in digital assets.

Gary Gensler with a graphic representation of an Ethereum ETF (Source: Ariela via Ideogram)
Ethereum ETFs could be approved by the end of the summer (Source: Twitter)

What are the expectations around Ethereum ETFs?

In his testimony before a US Senate subcommittee, Gary Gensler hinted that Ethereum ETFs could receive regulatory approval in the coming months. This prospect has sparked keen interest among investors.

Indeed, Ethereum ETFs would facilitate access to investments related to Ethereum, considered the second-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization.

Reminder: Several major players in the financial sector have already obtained initial SEC approval for their Ethereum ETFs. This is notably the case for VanEck and BlackRock. Once their S-1 forms are approved, these new Ethereum ETFs can be traded on the markets.

Final Approval: What impacts on the crypto market?

Several analysts anticipate a positive impact from the approval of Ethereum ETFs on the crypto market. This anticipation is based on signs of a slowdown in US inflation indicating possible monetary policy easing.

The producer price index has indeed recorded a decline, contrary to expectations of an increase. This signals a shift in economic trend.

Admittedly, the current volatility of the cryptocurrency market may raise concerns. However, the promising prospects surrounding Ethereum ETFs bring a breath of hope. The potential approval of these digital assets could mark the beginning of a new era for financial markets.

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Ariela R.

Je m'appelle Ariela et j'ai 31 ans. J'oeuvre dans le domaine de la rédaction web depuis maintenant 7 ans. Je n'ai découvert le trading et la cryptomonnaie que depuis quelques années. Mais c'est un univers qui m'intéresse beaucoup. Et les sujets traités au sein de la plateforme me permettent d'en apprendre davantage. Chanteuse à mes heures perdues, je cultive aussi une grande passion pour la musique et la lecture (et les animaux !)


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