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Hong Kong Spot Ethereum ETFs Eye Staking

Hong Kong’s spot Ethereum ETF landscape is poised to break new ground following recent authorities’ deliberations about implementing the Ethereum staking feature.

SFC Proposes Ethereum Staking to ETF Issuers

According to a Thursday report from Bloomberg, Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) is in talks with Ethereum ETF issuers in the region to add support for Ethereum staking services.

This move signals a relentless effort to simplify access to crypto services in the region. Its bid to expand its Ethereum ETF products comes only a few weeks after the launch of Hong Kong’s first crypto ETFs.

U.S. versus Hong Kong’s ETF Appeal

While the U.S. SEC has yet to approve proposals on the issuance of Ethereum ETF, Hong Kong’s potential to take its Ethereum ETF services to a new level surprises many. 

This has generated debates within the crypto ecosystem about whether Hong Kong will outperform the U.S. regarding crypto ETF offerings, thereby establishing itself as the world’s largest hub for crypto services. In addition, Hong Kong emerged as the first country to approve a spot ETH ETF ahead of the U.S.

Nonetheless, it is essential to note that although the U.S. SEC has shown potential for a spot Ethereum ETF regulatory approval in the region, it is not considering implementing the Ethereum staking feature.

While Hong Kong’s spot Ethereum ETF decisions propel it for further advancement, it appears far behind the U.S. in the crypto ETF landscape. Recent reports have revealed that Bitcoin ETF issuers in the region face low ETF demands compared to the U.S. spot Bitcoin ETF issuers. Furthermore, Hong Kong’s six spot bitcoin and ether exchange-traded funds (ETFs) recorded the most significant net outflows since their launch last week.

Jerry Rolon
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After working for 7 years as a Internet Marketer, Jerry now aims to explore the journalistic side of Internet. With his impeccable knowledge in this domain, he churns out some of the best news articles from the internet niche. With respect to acedamics, Jerry earned a degree in business from California State University.

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