What are blockchain ETFs? – The Economic Times

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1. Blockchain ETFs offer an efficient investment vehicle to invest in a select basket of blockchain specific stocks.

2. Blockchain specific stocks are those that have blockchain technology-related operations or profit from the development and use of blockchain technology.

3. Blockchain tech enables companies that use it to cut costs and simplify their operations through decentralisation.

4. Being a theme-based investment, blockchain ETFs carry the inherent risk of non-performance, non-adaptability, or failure of the blockchain ecosystem.

5. They are different from Bitcoin ETFs which tracks future price of cryptocurrencies.

(Content on this page is courtesy Centre for Investment Education and Learning (CIEL). Contributions by Girija Gadre, Arti Bhargava and Labdhi Mehta.)