Commodity strategist predicts Bitcoin ETF could get the nod in US next month

Bloomberg Intelligence Commodity Strategist Mike McGlone believes it is just a matter of time earlier than the U.S. Securities and Trade Fee (SEC) approves the nation’s first Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF).

In an interview with Stansberry Investor host Daniela Cambone on Sept. 21, McGlone asserted that Canada is extending a aggressive lead over the USA after approving Bitcoin ETFs from 3iQ and Coinshares in April.

He emphasised that capital is flowing from the U.S. to Canada’s institutional crypto merchandise, together with from Cathie Wooden’s Ark Make investments. Nonetheless, he believes that lawmakers in the USA is not going to wish to miss out for for much longer.

When requested a few timeframe on potential U.S. Bitcoin ETF approval, McGlone mentioned it might occur “doubtlessly by the tip of October.” He maintained that it was prone to be a futures-backed product first, including that it could open a “legitimization window for a large sum of money influx.”

McGlone additionally reiterated the newest report from Bloomberg Intelligence that said Bitcoin costs hitting $100,000 was a risk this yr, and this is able to be pushed by the approval of an ETF.

Crypto YouTuber Lark Davis shares McGlone’s worth targets, observing that in earlier bull markets in 2013 and 2017, the latter quarters noticed large worth rallies.

Associated: Canadian Bitcoin ETFs rapidly hit $1.3B in AUM whereas US acceptance lags

The SEC is at the moment but to approve a crypto ETF regardless of the variety of functions it has acquired from potential issuers persevering with to mount.

Earlier this month, multinational monetary companies agency Constancy Investments, lobbied the SEC to approve an ETP arguing that Bitcoin markets have already reached maturity underneath the regulator’s personal requirements.