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Cathie Wooden’s ARK dumps 700K GBTC shares in a single month

Cathie Wooden’s funding agency ARK Make investments has offered 700,000 shares of the Grayscale Bitcoin Belief (GBTC) over the previous month, whilst Bitcoin (BTC) hit 17-month highs over pleasure for a attainable spot Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF).

The ARK Subsequent Era Web ETF (ARKW) offered 36,168 GBTC shares on Nov. 22, offloading a complete of 697,768 GBTC since Oct. 23, based on ARK’s day by day buying and selling information seen by Cointelegraph.

ARKW offloaded roughly $1 million in GBTC as Grayscale’s belief traded round $30 on Nov. 22, closing at $30.50, per Google Finance data. United States markets closed on Nov. 23 for Thanksgiving.

GBTC day by day worth on Nov. 22. Supply: Google Finance

ARK started selling Grayscale Bitcoin Trust shares on Oct. 23, 2023, as Bitcoin was reaching $34,000. Earlier than that, ARK’s earlier reported GBTC transaction was in November 2022, when the firm sold 450,272 GBTC shares.

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After promoting practically 700,000 GBTC shares over the previous month, ARK’s ARKW nonetheless holds $131.8 million value of GBTC, or greater than 4.3 million GBTC shares. As of Nov. 24, Grayscale Bitcoin Belief accounts for 9.2% of ARKW’s portfolio, ranked third after Coinbase and Roku, according to the official ARKW information.

The ARK Subsequent Era Web ETF’s high three holdings by weight. Supply: ARK

The ARK ETF that offloaded the funds is up over 68% year-to-date in comparison with the over 271% posted by Grayscale’s belief, per Google Finance data.

In the meantime, Bitcoin is up 125% YTD and neared $38,000 on Nov. 16, the very best since Could 2022, per Cointelegraph Markets Pro.

Extra reporting by Helen Partz.

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