Blockchain ETF Overview

The blockchain is a digital ledger in which transactions are recorded that provides a secure and unalterable record of transactions, storing them in linked blocks of data. Blockchain technology powers cryptocurrencies, and its adherents claim much wider applications than just supporting digital money. Blockchain ETFs seek exposure to companies collecting revenue from blockchain, or developing and researching blockchain technology.

With 6 ETFs traded in the U.S. markets, Blockchain ETFs gather total assets under management of $329.10M. The average expense ratio is 0.72%. Blockchain ETFs can be found in the following asset classes:

  • Equity

The largest Blockchain ETF is the Amplify Transformational Data Sharing ETF BLOK with $160.62M in assets. In the last trailing year, the best performing Blockchain ETF was the BCNA at 0%. The most-recent ETF launched in the Blockchain space was the Reality Shares Nasdaq NexGen Economy China ETF BCNA in 06/20/18.

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