Bitcoin News Today: BTC-Spot ETF Market Saw Net Inflows for a Fifth Session – FX Empire

Net inflows totaled $38.5 million on Thursday. iShares Bitcoin Trust (IBIT) led the way, registering net inflows of $163.9 million. However, on Thursday, Fidelity Wise Origin Bitcoin Fund saw net inflows slide from $232.1 million to just $35.8 million.

BTC-Spot ETF Volumes and Flows 030224

Several notable milestones from the week highlighted the early successes of the BTC-spot ETF market.

On Day 15, iShares Bitcoin Trust trading volumes surpass Grayscale Bitcoin Trust trading volumes. iShares Bitcoin Trust also saw its total assets reach $3 billion in just three weeks of trading.

ETF Institute co-founder Nate Geraci highlighted the achievement, saying,

“Now in the top 10% of all ETFs by assets.”

BitMEX Research: GBTC Outflows Slide to a New Low

BitMEX Research shared GBTC stats for Day 16 of trading (02/02/24). GBTC net outflows slid from $182 million (Day 15) to $145 million (Day 16). GBTC saw outflows fall to a new low, suggesting a possible jump in BTC-spot ETF market net inflows.

Bloomberg Intelligence ETF Analyst James Seyffart shared the BTC-spot ETF market trading volumes for Day 16, saying,

“The volume race isn’t even close today. $GBTC trouncing peers by over $100 mln. Another day with aggregate dollar volumes below $1 billion though.”

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Launch of US BTC-Spot ETF Market and Impact on Non-US Bitcoin Funds

On Friday, James Seyffart looked beyond the BTC-spot ETF market. Sharing data from non-US BTC Funds, Seyffart noted the net outflows from international crypto funds, saying,

“Lot of talk about the inflows to the US spot Bitcoin ETFs. Including from me but taking a step back and looking at other TradFi overlaps with Bitcoin we see the opposite story. Which I wrote about yesterday. ~$537 million in outflows from international crypto funds.”

International crypto fund market data suggested investors pulling out from crypto funds to enter the US BTC-spot ETF market.

Non-US BTC Crypto Fund Outflows – 030224

Later today, investors must consider the flow and volume data for day 16 of trading. Sub-$1 billion trading volumes could signal another session of modest inflows.

Technical Analysis

Bitcoin Analysis

BTC remained above the 50-day and 200-day EMAs, sending bullish price signals.

A breakout from the $43,500 handle would support a move to the $44,690 resistance level.

On Saturday, BTC-spot ETF market net flow data for Day 16 needs consideration.

However, a fall through the $42,968 support level would give the bears a run at the 50-day EMA. A break below the 50-day EMA would bring the $39,861 support level into play.

The 14-Daily RSI reading, 54.00, indicates a BTC move to the $44,690 resistance level before entering overbought territory.

BTCUSD 030224 Daily Chart

Ethereum Analysis

ETH sat above the 50-day and 200-day EMAs. The EMAs affirmed bullish price signals.

An ETH break above the $2,350 would bring the $2,457 resistance level into play.

ETH-spot ETF-related news needs monitoring.

However, an ETH break below the 50-day EMA and $2,300 support level would support a fall to the $2,143 support level.

The 14-period Daily RSI at 48.51 suggests an ETH fall to the $2,143 support level before entering oversold territory.

ETHUSD 030224 Daily Chart


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