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Bitcoin and Ether ETN Enlisted by Nasdaq Stockholm

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As 2022 approaches, Europe crypto-based exchange-traded products keep inflating.

On the Swedish trading platform, twenty-one shares have been recorded in its first two physically-backed exchange trade notes (ETN) announced Tuesday by stock exchange giant Nasdaq Stockholm. 

Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH) both the most popular cryptocurrencies in existence today, have been adding to ETNs—a senior, unsecure, unsubordinate debt security issued by an underwriting bank that traces fundamental equity indexes and major exchange trades. 

As stated in the announcement, the investors are provided access to investment opportunities with the new ETNs in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ether. 

“We are happy to launch this new segment at Nasdaq Stockholm with 21Shares as the first issuer.” Said the European head of exchange-traded products at Nasdaq, Helena Wedin. 

Wedin indicated that ETNs grant one investment option in non-traditional assets while preserving the transparency of a regulated market.

Most conventional banks and brokers permit venture capitalists to trade all ETNs listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. As a result according to the news release. This is a first that opens up new prospects for individuals interested in investing. But who doesn’t feel secure trading cryptocurrency via unregulated exchanges?

Even with several recent deflations, cryptocurrency returns remain elevated. Throughout recent years, the cryptocurrency market has experienced an abrupt growth in valuation. 

Since the introduction of Bitcoin futures in December 2017, interest and investments have increased significantly. This could be due to an increase in institutional investment which is propelling products. However, such as ETNs into regulation on exchanges like VanEck introduced by Solana (SOL) and Polkadot (DOT) ETNs on Deutsche Boerse’s Xetra.

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