December 9, 2023

Blackrock’s plans for a spot Ethereum exchange-traded fund (ETF) has now been confirmed, per a 19b-4 form filing submitted to the United States Securities and Exhange Commission on Nov. 9.


Among them are VanEck, ARK 21Shares, Invesco, Grayscale and Hashdex.

Ether (ETH) spiked 8.9% to $2080 on the news that BlackRock is moving forward its plans for an iShares Ethereum Trust and is up 10.1% over the last 24 hours, according to CoinGecko.

ETH’s change in price over the last 24 hours. Source: CoinGecko

The price surge has helped ETH claw back some market dominance against Bitcoin (BTC), which has outperformed ETH in recent months.

ETH’s market dominance now sits at 17%, up 1.3% percentage points prior to the news.

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