Invesco launched the Invesco Physical Bitcoin ETP (BTIC), a 100% physically backed product that tracks the CoinShares Bitcoin Hourly Reference Rate index. Bitcoins will be held on behalf of the Invesco ETP by Zodia Custody, a UK-based digital asset custodian, who are registered with the FCA as a Crypto Asset Business under UK Anti-Money Laundering Regulations. The Invesco Physical Bitcoin ETP is listed on the Deutsche Boerse with a total expense ratio (TER) of 0.99%.
Peer WisdomTree also expanded their crypto product range with the launch of three new physically backed cryptocurrency basket ETPs in Europe.
The WisdomTree Crypto Market (BLOC), WisdomTree Crypto Altcoins (WALT) and WisdomTree Crypto Mega Cap Equal Weight (MEGA) ETPs, listed on the Swiss stock exchange, and Börse Xetra, and are eligible for sale across the European Union. BLOC and WALT have an expense ratio of 1.45%, while MEGA will charge 0.95%. The ETPs track proprietary indices developed by WisdomTree in collaboration with CF Benchmarks.
BLOC provides exposure to a basket of cryptocurrencies (70% of the total crypto market cap), including Bitcoin, Ethereum, Cardano, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, Polkadot and Solana. WALT focuses on Altcoins with exposure to other major cryptocurrencies and excludes Bitcoin and Ethereum. The ETP?s underlying index is currently comprised of Cardano, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, Polkadot and Solana. MEGA on the other hand provides an equal weighted allocation to mega cap crypto assets, currently Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) with a quarterly rebalance.
Investors can check out all the available Crypto ETPs in Europe on Trackinsight.
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