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Crypto FOMO Makes Even a 350% Premium on Bitcoin Look Appealing

  • Buyers are paying the equivalent of about $100,000 for Bitcoin
  • Despite premiums, ‘there aren’t really better options’: BI
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Bitcoin’s awe-inspiring surge to record highs has investors racing for exposure to the rally -- even if it means paying an absurdly high markup.

As the largest cryptocurrency rocketed above $23,000 for the first time this week, the mania pushed the price of the Bitwise 10 Crypto Index Fund (ticker BITW) as much as 650% above the value of its holdings and is currently trading near 350%, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Meanwhile, the premium on the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (ticker GBTC) swelled to 34% amid the rally.