JPMorgan Chase, the largest bank in the US, has disclosed buying spot bitcoin ETFs, according to an SEC filing. JPMorgan disclosed its Bitcoin ETF holdings Friday. The bank holds shares in spot Bitcoin ETFs managed by BlackRock, Bitwise, and Fidelity as of March 31.

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Due to these filings dating back to the end of March, JPMorgan may have even more exposure to these ETF assets. The bank’s Spot Bitcoin ETF holdings total over $1M in investments.

Furthermore, the news comes as a surprise since the bank’s CEO, Jamie Dixon, has publicly doubted Bitcoin. Dixon has been widely outspoken against the digital asset since last year, however, JPMorgan Chase has been investing since the approval of Bitcoin ETFs in January 2024.

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Throughout 2024, Spot Bitcoin ETFs have become a massive part of the dialogue within the finance sector. Indeed, the investment offerings saw their inaugural approvals issued in January. Since then, they have only increased in prominence through their immense success. Early Friday, the third-largest bank in the US, Wells Fargo, also disclosed Spot Bitcoin ETF holdings.

These Bitcoin ETFs enable investors to expose their portfolio to BTC price movements, without requiring direct ownership. JPMorgan Chase is one of many leading banks that are now integrating Bitcoin into their offerings. The presence of Spot Bitcoin ETFs presents a perfect entryway to that.


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