Report post

What is a futures ETF?

Exchange-traded funds can use futures as the assets that make up the fund. Futures ETFs give investors access to the futures market without having to trade on the futures markets. A futures contract is an agreement between a buyer and a seller based on an underlying asset.

Which companies are launching ether futures ETFs?

Valkyrie Investments, VanEck Funds, Proshares, and Bitwise Asset Management all launched funds incorporating ether futures, while ProShares and Bitwise launched multiple versions. Two other firms, Volatility Shares and Kelly Strategic Management, were also approved to debut ether futures ETFs.

What is an ETF & how does it work?

An ETF (a company) will purchase futures contracts and then offer a securitized version to investors. The ETF doesn't take possession of the underlying asset but continues to trade contracts to keep the futures ETF running. The fund will purchase contracts so that it mirrors the index that it is designed to track.

What are ether futures exchange-traded funds?

Ethereum futures exchange-traded funds hit the market Monday after the SEC approved nine products simultaneously in an encouraging sign for cryptocurrency investors. Valkyrie Investments, VanEck Funds, Proshares, and Bitwise Asset Management all launched funds incorporating ether futures, while ProShares and Bitwise launched multiple versions.

Related articles

The World's Leading Crypto Trading Platform

Get my welcome gifts