October 18, 2023
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Cointelegraph's 'fake ETF' story suggests a spot ETF approval will move the market

Louise Hallersbo

Cointelegraph's 'Fake ETF' incident provided a glimpse of the market's sensitivity to a potential spot BTC ETF approval. In a recent article, our Chief Risk and Compliance Officer, Sebastian Heine, provided his insights on the situation:

- The news quickly spread on social media, demonstrating Bitcoin's growing relevance in traditional finance and among institutional players.

- Entry of an institutional giant like BlackRock would significantly address low market liquidity, fueling anticipation for the ETF's approval.

- This reflects a growing sentiment that digital assets like Bitcoin are seen as hedges against economic uncertainties, much like gold has been in the past.

The incident sparks debate on the ETF approval's impact and regulatory questions. To learn more about the broader implications of the incident, check out the full article: