The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has postponed its decision on the Direxion Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) filing until September 2018. The SEC is yet to approve any of the Bitcoin ETF applications it has received despite the sustained clamor from various stakeholders.
SEC Delays Bitcoin ETF Decision Until September
Arca Inc., submitted a rule change filing to the SEC in January 2018 seeking approval to list and trade shares of five Direxion BTC ETFs. Direxion Asset Management LLC announced plans to list their Bitcoin ETFs on Intercontinental Exchange Inc’s NYSE Arca pending the approval of the SEC.