No changes to the Bitwise 10 Large Cap Crypto Index or Bitwise Decentralized Finance Crypto Index; Bitwise Crypto Innovators 30 Index adds Core Scientific, CleanSpark, MercadoLibre, Interactive Brokers, and Mawson Infrastructure Group Inc.; Clone X enters the Bitwise Blue-Chip NFT Collections Index
Bitwise Index Services, the indexing subsidiary of Bitwise Asset Management, today announced the results of the monthly reconstitution of the Bitwise Crypto Indexes, which took place on Mar 31, 2022, at 4pm ET.
There were no changes to the constituents of the Bitwise 10 Large Cap Crypto Index as a result of the March 31, 2022 reconstitution. As of March 31, 2022, at 4pm ET, the Bitwise 10 Large Cap Crypto Index held the following constituents: 60.89% Bitcoin (BTC), 27.75% Ethereum (ETH), 2.81% Solana (SOL), 2.59% Cardano (ADA), 1.78% Avalanche (AVAX), 1.65% Polkadot (DOT), 0.78% Polygon (MATIC), 0.61% Litecoin (LTC), 0.59% Cosmos (ATOM), and 0.55% Chainlink (LINK).
There were no changes to the constituents of the Bitwise Decentralized Finance Crypto Index as a result of the March 31, 2022 reconstitution. As of March 31, 2022, at 4pm ET, the Bitwise Decentralized Finance Crypto Index held the following constituents: 31.45% Uniswap (UNI), 17.45% Aave (AAVE), 11.48% Maker (MKR), 8.87% Loopring (LRC), 6.34% Curve DAO Token (CRV), 6.03% Compound (COMP), 5.16% SushiSwap (SUSHI), 4.96% Yearn.Finance (YFI), 4.24% Bancor (BNT), and 4.02% 0x (ZRX).
There were no changes to the constituents of the Bitwise 10 ex Bitcoin Large Cap Crypto Index as a result of the March 31, 2022 reconstitution. As of March 31, 2022, at 4pm ET, the Bitwise 10 ex Bitcoin Large Cap Crypto Index held the following constituents: 70.95% Ethereum (ETH), 7.19% Solana (SOL), 6.62% Cardano (ADA), 4.54% Avalanche (AVAX), 4.21% Polkadot (DOT), 2.01% Polygon (MATIC), 1.56% Litecoin (LTC), 1.51% Cosmos (ATOM), and 1.42% Chainlink (LINK).
The Bitwise Crypto Indexes are reconstituted on a monthly basis according to the rules of the Bitwise Crypto Index Methodology as applied by the Bitwise Crypto Index Committee. Minutes of the March 2022 Bitwise Crypto Index Committee meeting are publicly available here.
The Bitwise Crypto Innovators 30 Index of equities reconstitutes quarterly and had five changes as a result of the March 18, 2022 reconstitution: Core Scientific (CORZ), CleanSpark (CLSK), MercadoLibre (MELI), Interactive Brokers (IBKR), and Mawson Infrastructure Group Inc. (MIGI) entered the index, while Arcane Crypto (ARCANE), Banxa Holdings (BNXA CN), Digihost Technology (DGHI CN), EQONEX (EQOS), and SOFI Technologies (SOFI) were removed. As of March 31, 2022 at 4pm ET, the following were the 10 largest constituents of the Bitwise Crypto Innovators 30 Index: 11.50% Galaxy Digital Holdings (GLXY CN), 9.92% MicroStrategy (MSTR), 9.59% Coinbase Global Inc. (COIN), 5.36% Silvergate Capital (SI), 5.35% Riot Blockchain Inc. (RIOT), 4.80% Core Scientific (CORZ), 4.61% Marathon Digital Holdings (MARA), 4.60% Bakkt Holdings Inc. (BKKT), 4.13% Canaan Inc. (CAN), and 3.53% Hut 8 Mining (HUT CN). The index methodology for the Bitwise Crypto Innovators 30 Index of equities is available here.
The Bitwise Blue-Chip NFT Collections Index reconstitutes quarterly and had one change as of March 31, 2022: Clone X entered the index, replacing Fidenza. As of March 31, 2022, at 4pm ET, the Bitwise Blue-Chip NFT Collections Index held the following constituents: 36.54% Bored Ape Yacht Club, 22.54% CryptoPunks, 13.94% Mutant Ape Yacht Club, 9.37% Clone X, 4.43% VeeFriends, 3.37% Meebits, 2.96% Autoglyphs, 2.83% Cool Cats, 2.15% Chromie Squiggle, and 1.86% Cyberkongz Genesis. The index methodology for the Bitwise Blue-Chip NFT Collections Index is available here.
About Bitwise Asset Management
Based in San Francisco, Bitwise is one of the largest and fastest-growing crypto asset managers. As of March 31, 2022, Bitwise managed $1.2 billion across an expanding suite of investment solutions. The firm is known for managing the world’s largest crypto index fund (OTCQX: BITW) and pioneering products spanning Bitcoin, Ethereum, DeFi and crypto-focused equity indexes. Bitwise focuses on partnering with financial advisors and investment professionals to provide quality education and research. The team at Bitwise combines expertise in technology with decades of experience in traditional asset management and indexing, coming from firms including BlackRock, Blackstone, Facebook and Google, as well as the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Bitwise is backed by leading institutional investors and asset management executives, and has been profiled in Institutional Investor, CNBC, Barron’s, Bloomberg and The Wall Street Journal.
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