Bitcoin ETFs Could Set Price Floor, Similar to Gold’s Historical Trend; CryptoQuant Founder

"War Proof" Bitcoin Still Faces Immense Competition From Gold

Ki Young Ju, the founder of CryptoQuant, suggests that the introduction of spot Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) could influence Bitcoin’s future price floor.

Drawing a parallel to historical trends in the gold market, Ju’s analysis sheds light on the potential impact of ETFs on Bitcoin’s price dynamics.

Gold ETF Impact: Historical Comparison to Bitcoin ETFs

#Bitcoin‘s first spot ETF was approved in January 2024 when its price was $46,376.

NYSE listed the first gold ETF in Nov 2004, and the price never came back.

— Ki Young Ju (@ki_young_ju) March 7, 2024

Ju points to the introduction of the Gold ETF (GLD) on the NYSE in 2004 as a turning point for gold investments. The GLD’s debut made gold more accessible to institutional and retail investors, leading to a sustained increase in gold prices.

Following the ETF listing, gold never returned to its pre-ETF price of $444, showcasing the transformative effect of ETFs on gold’s market dynamics.

Currently trading at $67,544, Bitcoin has seen a significant price increase since the SEC approved 11 spot BTC ETFs in January

The ongoing accumulation of Bitcoin by ETF issuers has created a supply crunch in the market. ETF issuers are accumulating an average of around 10,000 BTC, far exceeding the daily mining output of approximately 900 BTC.

Future Implications and Market Dynamics

The imbalance between supply and demand, coupled with the anticipation surrounding the upcoming Bitcoin halving event, could drive Bitcoin’s price to new highs. 

Ju’s analysis suggests that the introduction of spot Bitcoin ETFs could attract a new wave of institutional investors to the Bitcoin market, potentially establishing a price floor for the cryptocurrency.

As the cryptocurrency market continues to evolve, insights from experts like Ki Young Ju provide valuable perspectives for investors and enthusiasts. 

Ju’s comparison between Bitcoin and gold’s historical trends highlights the potential impact of ETFs on Bitcoin’s price trajectory, offering a glimpse into the future of the cryptocurrency market.

Major US Asset Managers Embrace Spot Bitcoin ETFs

Initially, many conventional banks and major wirehouses were hesitant to offer Bitcoin ETFs to their clients. However, some mainstream brokerage platforms have now embraced these investment vehicles, reflecting a growing acceptance of digital assets in the financial sector.

As reported by ZyCrypto on March 1, Merrill, the wealth management division of Bank of America, and Wells Fargo have begun offering spot Bitcoin ETFs to their wealth management clients with brokerage accounts. 

It is worth noting that access to these ETFs is currently limited to clients who expressly seek exposure to these products, indicating a cautious approach by these institutions towards digital asset investments.

The approval of spot Bitcoin ETFs by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in mid-January has led to a significant inflow of capital into these funds. The total assets under management of spot Bitcoin ETFs now exceed $54 billion, underscoring the growing interest and acceptance of cryptocurrencies among institutional investors.

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