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Japan’s financial Supervisory checks Bitcoin ETFs

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Matthias Nemack –
08.01.2019

So far, Japan’s financial supervision in crypto products presented rather critical. Now the authority is considering the release of ETFs to Bitcoin and co.

Exchange-traded funds as a new crypto-derivatives?

The exchange-traded Fund – the so-called Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) – are also in Germany, everyone is talking about. For example, you can allow retail investors to take part in the stock market with relatively low capital investment. Increasingly, the products of this division on diving in the United States on the basis of the Bitcoins. Also, Ethereum and other digital currencies have been and are regularly in conversation, when it comes to more ETF products in the framework of the crypto-world. Japan could well be in the case of a positive decision, a new stronghold for the Bitcoin ETFs and comparable offers.

Introducing Bitcoin Futures was rejected by 2018

The Financial Services Agency (FSA), had denied in Japan recently due to high speculative risks for investors, the introduction of Futures on Bitcoin Basis. Now, therefore, examined whether crypto-ETFs better than new asset class for digital Assets. In principle, the interest of many private investors to ETFs in the Land of the rising sun is large and increases steadily, as new data layers to detect. Neither in the USA nor in Europe ETFs on crypto were able to obtain products with the necessary approval of the Regulators.

In the U.S., don’t want anything from crypto-knowledge of derivatives

The Worry here is that it could lead to increased illegal influence on the courses and also with regard to product safety, there are the authorities such as the US SEC or the UK financial services and how had misgivings. The Japanese regulatory authority should now come to a positive result in the examination, would ensure the country is automatically a leadership role in the international ETF market. Even if there are no exact forecasts concerning the authorisation of probability: at Least the state Agency agrees to a valuation, which is excluded in other countries continue to like completely. By the end of 2018, the competent authority was also discussed as one of the first on the introduction of a reporting obligation of ICOs, starting in 2019.

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