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Cboe Reapplies to List the First Bitcoin ETF After SEC Reopens

Feb. 1, 2019, 3:11 PM

Cboe Global Markets Inc. refiled its application to list the first Bitcoin exchange-traded fund, resurrecting a document the exchange withdrew a week ago because of the U.S. government shutdown.

The Securities and Exchange Commission was mostly frozen until a few days ago by the closure, creating a problem because the regulator’s deadline to decide on the application was approaching. With no guarantee the government would reopen anytime soon, Cboe decided to reset the 240-day clock by withdrawing and now refiling the application.

Cboe wants to offer trading of a fund issued by VanEck Associates Corp. and SolidX Partners Inc. SEC ...