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of penetrating new, exciting and occasionally untapped investment areas. Consider the first gold ETF, the first fixed-income ETF, or even the first equity ETF -- the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (SPY) -- which took more than four years for the SEC to approve. Not that breaking ground is always an entirely good thing , but in general, it has been a net positive for investors. A recent example of this that echoes bitcoin is the Deutsche X-trackers Harvest CSI 300 China A-Shares ETF (ASHR), which was approved in 2013. ASHR was the first-of-its kind fund to provide physical exposure to China A-shares, which at the time was only available only to mainland residents or Hong Kong firms that had a quota. ASHR sometimes limited creations as a result, and so the ETF had some periods where its price became unhinged from its net asset value. But for certain investors, it made access easy an...

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