VanEck Ethereum Strategy ETF set for CBOE listing

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Funding administration agency VanEck is about to launch its Ethereum Technique ETF on Oct. 2, with the product now listed on its website underneath the ticker EFUT and set for buying and selling on the Chicago Board Choices Alternate (CBOE).

The VanEck Ethereum Technique exchange-traded fund (ETF) will look to accrue capital by investing in Ether (ETH) futures contracts and has no direct publicity to ETH. The fund will expose cash-settled ETH futures contracts on Commodity Futures Buying and selling Fee-regulated commodities exchanges.

VanEck additionally touts the advantages of the product being a “C-Corp” construction, which incorporates tax advantages to lengthy traders in contrast with registered funding firm constructions.

The funding supervisor has been promoting the launch of the ETH spot ETF on its social media accounts over the previous few days, with two “Enter the Ether” themed TV commercials selling the upcoming launch.

VanEck additionally announced that it intends to donate 10% of all earnings from its upcoming Ether futures ETF to Ethereum core builders over the subsequent 10 years.

As Cointelegraph reported, 15 totally different Ether futures ETFs from 9 issuers had been awaiting approval from the US Securities and Alternate Fee on the finish of September 2023. Analysts cited sources throughout the SEC saying the regulator needed to approve Ether futures ETFs earlier than a possible U.S. authorities shutdown.

In the meantime, Bitwise Asset Management confirmed that buying and selling for its two Ether ETH futures ETFs would begin on Oct. 2 as properly, with traders getting access to ETH futures buying and selling on the Chicago Mercantile Alternate.