Grayscale’s LTCN asset, boasting publicly quoted over-the-counter shares, at present trades far above the value of Litecoin (LTC) — its underlying asset.
At press time, Litecoin trades at $60.62, whereas LTCN shares trade at $54.01. The 2 costs appear shut, though every share of LTCN equals simply 0.094 LTC, based on Grayscale’s web site.
Shopping for roughly 10.64 LTCN equates to possession of 1 LTC. At present costs, nevertheless, shopping for 1 LTC value of LTCN prices about $574 — over $500 greater than the value of 1 LTC bought on the crypto markets. Aug. 20 yielded a fair increased premium, with every share of LTCN holding a price ticket of $99.
In July 2020, Grayscale announced its LTCN shares for public OTC citation and buying and selling, touting regulatory approval from the U.S. Monetary Trade Regulatory Authority, or FINRA. Grayscale originally made LTCN obtainable in March 2018, however just for accredited members.
Grayscale’s time-tested Bitcoin (BTC) buying and selling product, referred to as GBTC, often holds a notable premium over its underlying spot asset, however not one as unusually excessive as seen in LTCN.