ETF TV News #74 Matt Hougan of Bitwise discusses Crypto ETFs

Press Release London May 18, 2021 ETF TV News #74 Matt Hougan of Bitwise discusses Crypto ETFs with Dan Barnes and Deborah Fuhr #PressPlay 

During the week of May 10th there were 26 new listings by 21 issuers on 11 exchanges around the world and there were 18 new cross-listings.


Issuers: 6 Meridian, Adaptive Investments, Bitwise Asset Management, CSOP Global, Da Cheng International Asset Management, E Fund Asset Management, ETFMG Funds, Evolve ETFs, First Trust Advisors, Hwabao, Iconic, KGI Bank, Lyxor Asset Management, Mackenzie Investments, Migdal, Mirae Asset Global ETFs, Ninepoint, Simplify, Sofi, SonicShares, Sygnia Asset Management

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