Merge 'jitters' sees outflow from Ether-based investment products

Merge ‘jitters’ sees outflow from Ether-based investment products


Institutional investors may be wavering ahead of the Ethereum Merge, with digital asset investment products seeing an outflow of $61.6 million of Ether (ETH), signaling concerns about the success of the upgrade. 

In its digital asset fund flows weekly report, fund manager CoinShares reported that Ether-based investment products made up for the majority of total outflows over the Sept. 5-11 week — leading to the market’s fifth consecutive week of outflows.

Report author James Butterfill said the outflows have come “despite the improved certainty of the Merge,” which could highlight a concern amongst investors that the “event might not go as planned,” referring to the upcoming Ethereum Merge set for Sept. 15.

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This is despite the likelihood of a successful Merge improving over the last week, with

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