Crypto asset manager Valkyrie will liquidate its Balance Sheet Opportunities exchange-traded fund (ETF) at the end of October and then delist from Nasdaq.
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Fast facts

  • Valkyrie said that the liquidation and delisting is a part of an “ongoing review of products” and discontinuing the fund is the best action, according to the press release.
  • Instead of investing directly in bitcoin spot or futures, the fund targeted stocks of companies that have exposure to bitcoin or are related to bitcoin.
  • The fund has the most exposure to Tesla stock, followed by software maker Microstrategy. The fund also holds shares in crypto payment service provider Block Inc and crypto exchange Coinbase.
  • The price of the ETF has dropped 54% year-to-date, trading at US$11.35 at 3 p.m. Hong Kong time.

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