Grayscale’s GBTC About to Surpass World’s Leading Gold ETF: Bloomberg’s Mike McGlone
Mike McGlone of Bloomberg expects GBTC to surpass the world’s leading gold ETF – GLD – later this year
Bloomberg’s chief commodity strategist reckons that Grayscale Bitcoin Trust is likely to exceed the leading gold tracking ETF by funds in July this year – SPDR Gold Shares (GLD).
“Gold has diminishing potential for price advances”
Mike McGlone has tweeted that when versus Bitcoin gold has become a symbol of dropping potential for sustained commodity price moves.
He believes that the world’s leading gold tracker SPRD Gold Shares will be surpassed by Grayscale Bitcoin Trust by the total amount of funds by May-July this year.
On the chart, the total fund assets of GLD have been going flat and are expected to continue to do so. Meanwhile, funds in GBTC keep rising at a fast pace.
McGlone’s tweet was also was retweeted by Grayscale chief Michael Sonnenshein.
Another senior Bloomberg analyst, Eric Balchunas, has confirmed this forecast.
In March, U.Today reported that Mike McGlone opined about Bitcoin’s high chances to surpass Amazon by market cap once BTC hits $80,000 per unit.
Bloomberg’s chief strategist also believes that by 2025, Bitcoin is likely to go as high as high as $100,000 – he voiced that opinion in October last year.
Grayscale absorbs large amounts of crypto quickly
Grayscale has been actively absorbing Bitcoin, Ethereum and other digital currencies. Its crypto trusts include those based on Stellar, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, etc.
Recently, Grayscale has rolled out another five crypto trusts – BAT, FIL, MANA, LINK and LPT. As reported by U.Today earlier this week, the company added around $1.6 billion worth of cryptocurrencies over the weekend.
Besides, in the near future, Grayscale plans to convert its Bitcoin Trust into a full-sized Bitcoin ETF – this was confirmed recently by the company.