Worldwide Crypto Based Exchange Traded Products AUM Dropped 17% in
London, UK, Dec. 07, 2022 -- InvestorsHub NewsWire -- Fineqia
International Inc.'s (the "Company" or "Fineqia") (CSE:
FNQ) (OTC: FNQQF) (Frankfurt: FNQA) analysis of Exchange
Traded Products (ETPs) worldwide that have cryptocurrencies as
underlying assets, revealed a 17% decrease in the Assets Under
Management (AUM) value during the month of Nov., closely mirroring
the 15% drop in the cryptocurrency market value during the same
The total AUM decreased to $21 billion from $25.3 billion between
Nov. 1 and Dec. 1 across 163 listed ETPs, according to Fineqia
Research. Two ETPs that had FTX's token (FTT) as their underlying
assets have ceased trading, while six new ETPs were added,
increasing the total number of ETPs listed from 159 to 163 so far
in 2022. The new ETPs listed did not affect the total metrics, that
have a combined AUM of approx. $5 million.
The ETPs include Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) and Exchange Traded
Notes (ETNs). The overall value of cryptocurrencies decreased 15%
to about $850 million in Nov., more than 60% lower than $2.2
trillion in Jan.
On a year-to-date (YTD) basis, the AUM of crypto ETPs decreased
64%, similar to a 61% drop in the broader crypto market. Despite a
50% increase in the number of ETPs to 163 in Nov. compared with 109
in Jan., their overall AUM was $21 billion compared to $58.5
billion in Jan. The price of Bitcoin dropped by 65%, while Ethereum
decreased by 67% during the Jan.-Nov. 2022 period.
"The price of cryptocurrencies dropped as a result of the FTX
bankruptcy in early Nov.," said Fineqia CEO Bundeep Singh Rangar.
"We're still facing contagious effects of the FTX failure that has
consequentially weakened the financial position of other companies
and made some of them insolvent."
A number of crypto-related entities revealed some amount of
exposure to collapsed cryptocurrency exchange FTX. These firms
include Binance, BlockFi, Coinbase, Coinshares, Galaxy Digital,
Genesis Global Trading, and Voyager Digital, among others.
ETH prices have plummeted due to selling by people who are believed
to have hacked FTX. They are estimated to have sold more than
50,000 ETH and still retain more than 200,000 ETH. More selling by
them could further negate the price of ETH.
The AUM of Ethereum (ETH) denominated ETPs decreased by 18%, while
the cryptocurrency's price dropped by 23% to about $1,200 from
almost $1,600. Their AUM fell to $5.3 billion from $6.5 billion.
ETH has been one of the most volatile crypto assets, part of both
an uptrend and downtrend over the past few months.
ETPs holding Bitcoin (BTC) dropped almost 17% to $14 billion from
$16.8 billion in the month of Nov. That has outperformed BTC, which
suffered a 20% decrease to about $16,500 on Nov. 1 compared to
$20,600 a month earlier. ETPs representing alternative coins
decreased by 15% and those with a basket of cryptocurrencies
dropped by 17%.
All references are in US dollars and all cryptocurrency prices are
sourced from CoinMarketCap.
All ETFs and ETPs AUM were compiled from publicly available
sources, such as 21Shares AG, Grayscale Investment LLC, VanEck
Associates Corp., MorningStars, Inc., and TrackInSight SAS by
Fineqia's in-house research department.
About Fineqia International Inc.
Fineqia (www.fineqia.com) is a listed entity in Canada (CSE:
FNQ), US (OTC: FNQQF) and Europe (Frankfurt: FNQA). Fineqia's
strategic focus has been to provide a platform and associated
services to support securities issuances and manage administration
of debt securities. Fineqia is building out its alternative finance
business and holds a growing portfolio of blockchain, fintech and
cryptocurrency technology companies worldwide.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE
Katarina Kupcikova, Analyst
T. +44 7806 730 769
Bundeep Singh Rangar, CEO
T. +1 778 654 2324