Crickets on day 1, but Proshares short Bitcoin ETF volume up 380% on day 2

Crickets on day 1, but Proshares short Bitcoin ETF volume up 380% on day 2

A slow first day of trading on the short Bitcoin ETF may have been nothing but a slight hiccup in ProShares’ newest product as volumes grew on the second day. The first short Bitcoin ETF from ProShares got off to a very slow start on its June 21 launch but gathered pace by increasing trading volume 380% on day two.On launch day June 21, the ProShares Bitcoin Short Strategy Exchange-Traded Fund (BITI) traded a lackluster 183,300 shares which ETF analyst at Bloomberg Eric Balchunas noted in a tweet was “less than 1% of the volume $BITO had at this time on Day One.”However the next day’s....

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