Institutional Investors Flock to Bitcoin and Solana: A $721 Million Inflow

Bitcoin Dominates Institutional Inflows

  • Bitcoin saw a massive inflow of $703 million last week, accounting for 99% of all inflows into digital asset investment products.
  • Solana came in second with a modest inflow of $13 million, outperforming Ethereum’s $6.4 million inflow.

Spot Bitcoin ETFs Shine in the US

  • Spot Bitcoin ETFs in the US attracted a significant inflow of $721 million last week.
  • These new ETFs have averaged $1.9 billion in inflows over the past four weeks, bringing their total inflows to $7.7 billion since launch.
  • Grayscale’s GBTC has seen outflows of $6 billion, but these outflows have slowed in recent weeks.

Trading Volume Dips

  • Trading volume in digital asset investment products experienced a decline last week.
  • ETPs (Exchange Traded Products) trading volumes fell to $8.2 billion from the previous week’s $10.6 billion.
  • Spot Bitcoin ETFs recorded a daily trading volume below $1 billion for the first time on February 1st and 2nd.

BlackRock and Fidelity Lead the Charge

  • BlackRock and Fidelity, the top two issuers of Spot Bitcoin ETFs, now hold over 134,358 BTC ($5.7 billion) for their funds.
  • These funds made it to the top 10 of all ETF inflows in January, indicating strong institutional interest in Bitcoin.

Institutional Adoption on the Rise

  • The impressive inflows into Spot Bitcoin ETFs and the growing interest from institutional investors suggest that the adoption of Bitcoin and other digital assets is on the rise.