October 21 – October 27, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter

North iQ Weekly Newsletter is curated to provide insights on digital asset industry developments, market announcements, and performance analysis.

October 21 – October 27, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter Bitcoin ETFs Aren’t New. Here’s How They’ve Fared Outside the US

October 20, 2021 – Canada’s top three ETFs by AUM are all directly invested in spot bitcoin with the futures-based alternative drawing in only $7.6 million (CAD $10.48 million) AUM or about 0.3% of Canadian ETFs, providing insight to the preference of investors.

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October 21 – October 27, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter Mastercard says Any Bank or Merchant on its Vast Network can soon Offer Crypto Services

October 25, 2021 – “Our partners, be they banks, fintechs or merchants, can offer their customers the ability to buy, sell and hold cryptocurrency through an integration with the Baktt platform.” Sherri Haymond, Mastercard’s executive V.P of digital partnerships, said in an interview.

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October 21 – October 27, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter Cryptocurrency Funds Post Record Inflows in Latest Week

October 25, 2021 – Cryptocurrency products and funds had record inflows last week to the tune of $1.5 billion, their 10th straight week of investments, as optimism soared with the trading of bitcoin exchange traded funds, a report from digital asset manager CoinShares showed on Monday.

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October 21 – October 27, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter Bitcoin’s Record High is Within Sight after Sharp Recent Rally

October 25, 2021 – Ethereum’s upcoming Altair upgrade will add features to the network’s beacon chain. Experts consider this a key and probable final addition to the network before “The Merge.” Analysts have a bullish outlook on ETH price with the upcoming upgrade and statement issued by a former Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) official about the likely approval of an Ethereum ETF by SEC.

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October 21 – October 27, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter $200 Million ‘Bitcoin Fund’ Receives Approval for Listing on Nasdaq Dubai

October 27, 2021 – “We are extremely proud to have received the approval of the ATM program from the DFSA. Since we listed The Bitcoin Fund on the Nasdaq Dubai, we have seen an ever-increasing appetite from the large regional institutional investors. With the ability to now execute significantly larger sale offerings we anticipate that this will help to further grow the fund in the region,” explained Frederick Pye, Chairman and CEO, 3iQ Corp.

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October 21 – October 27, 2021 | North iQ Newsletter Futures-Based Bitcoin ETFs: What the Market May Expect to See

October 27, 2021 – One thing to note about futures-based ETFs, for BITO or even more recent entrants like Valkyrie Bitcoin Strategy exchange-traded fund (BTF), is that unlike physically-backed ETFs, futures-based ETFs would have to keep rolling the monthly futures contracts forward to maintain their exposure as front-month contracts approach expiry.

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Fred Pye

Frederick T. Pye

CHAIRMAN, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER & DIRECTOR

Frederick T. Pye is the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Director of 3iQ Corp. He is also the Chairman and Director of 3iQ Digital Holdings Inc. Mr. Pye is recognized for creating and promoting creative and unique investment products for the investment industry.

Mr. Pye has managed private client portfolios with Landry Investment Management and various other investment dealers. Prior to this Mr. Pye was Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer of Argentum Management and Research Corporation, a company dedicated to managing and distributing quantitative investment portfolios including the first long-short mutual fund in Canada.

He was also Senior Vice-President and National Sales Manager of Fidelity Investments Canada and an integral part of the team that saw assets rise from $80 million to over $7.5 billion in assets under management during his tenure. He also held various positions with Guardian Trust Company, which listed the first Gold, Silver and Platinum Certificates on the Montreal Exchange.

Mr. Pye obtained a Masters in Business Administration from Concordia University.