SAN FRANCISCO – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Bitwise Index Services, the indexing subsidiary of Bitwise Asset Management, today announced the results of the monthly re-compilation of Bitwise Crypto-Indices, which took place on August 31, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. ET.
As a result of the reorganization on August 31, 2021, there were no changes to the components of the Bitwise 10 Large Cap Crypto Index. On August 31, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. ET, the Bitwise 10 Large Cap Crypto Index held the following constituents: 60.33% Bitcoin (BTC), 27.19% Ethereum (ETH), 6.05% Cardano (ADA), 2.26% Solana (SOL), 0.82% Chainlink (LINK), 0.81% Bitcoin Cash (BCH), 0.78% Litecoin (LTC), 0.60% Uniswap (UNI), 0.59% Polygon (MATIC) and 0.58% Stellar (XLM).
As a result of the reorganization on August 31, 2021, there were no changes to the components of the Bitwise Decentralized Finance Crypto Index. On August 31, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. ET, the Bitwise Decentralized Finance Crypto Index held the following constituents: 33.63% Uniswap (UNI), 19.30% Aave (AAVE), 13.21% Maker (MKR), 9 , 19% Compound (COMP), 5.80% SushiSwap (SUSHI), 5.29% Yearn.Finance (YFI), 3.78% Bancor (BNT), 3.60% Curve (CRV), 3.40% 0x (ZRX) and 2.80% Ren (REN).
The Bitwise Crypto Indexes are rebuilt monthly according to the rules of the Bitwise Crypto Index Methodology as applied by the Bitwise Crypto Index Committee. The minutes of the Bitwise Crypto Index Committee meeting in August 2021 are publicly available here.
The Bitwise Crypto Innovators 30 stock index is reconstituted quarterly and therefore had no changes as of August 31, 2021. As of August 31 at 4 p.m. ET, the following were the 10 largest constituents: 12.66% MicroStrategy (MSTR), 10.00% Coinbase Global Inc. (COIN), 8.81% Silvergate Capital (SI), 6.63 % Marathon Digital Holdings (MARA), 5.17% Hut 8 Mining (HUT TO), 5.09% Riot Blockchain (RIOT), 5.09% Hive Blockchain Tech (HIVE CN.)), 4.80% Bitfarms ( BITF CN), 3.89% Argo Blockchain (ARB LN) and 3.63% Galaxy Digital Holdings (GLXY CN). The index methodology for the Bitwise Crypto Innovators 30 stock index is available here.
About Bitwise Asset Management
Bitwise, based in San Francisco, is one of the largest and fastest growing crypto asset managers. As of August 31, 2021, Bitwise had over $ 1.3 billion under management in a growing suite of investment solutions. The company is known for managing the world’s largest crypto index fund (OTCQX: BITW) and groundbreaking products that include Bitcoin, Ethereum, DeFi and crypto-focused stock indices. Bitwise focuses on working with financial advisors and investment professionals to provide quality education and research. The Bitwise team combines technology expertise with decades of experience in traditional wealth management and indexing from companies such as BlackRock, Blackstone, Facebook and Google, as well as the US Attorney’s Office. Bitwise is backed by leading institutional investors and wealth management executives and has been featured on Institutional Investor, CNBC, Barron’s, Bloomberg and The Wall Street Journal.
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