The U.S. government shutdown may expedite the launch of Ethereum futures ETFs, according to an insider. The SEC is reportedly keen to accelerate their introduction to relieve the pressure before the potential shutdown. The agency has requested the filers to update their documentation by Friday, potentially allowing trading to begin as early as next Tuesday. While some analysts expect the approval of Ethereum futures ETFs, not all of the 15 pending applications are likely to be granted.

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