Institutional traders have locked a record sum of capital into Bitcoin investment products despite trade volume declining during the second half of 2021.
According to CoinShares’ Nov. 15 “Digital Asset Fund Flows Weekly” report, Bitcoin (BTC) investment products saw total inflows of $97.5 million between Nov. 8 and Nov. 12 — pushing the sector’s assets under management (AUM) up to a record $56 billion. Year-to-date (YTD) inflows also tagged $6.5 billion last week.
Bitcoin instruments represented 64.6% of the $150.9 million that flowed into digital asset investment products last week. While the record AUM coincided with BTC establishing a new all-time high of roughly $69,000 on Nov. 10, the markets have since pulled back by 10% to last trade hands for $62,100.
Despite CoinShares noting that digital