The Hong Kong branch of the Chinese investment company Harvest Fund Management has submitted a proposal to the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission for the launch of a spot BTC-ETF. The regulator may permit the listing of the products after February 15. A powerful cryptocurrency lobby has formed in the US Senate. At least 18 senators in the United States actively support the crypto industry. In January, major holders added 76,000 BTC to their assets, totaling around 3 billion dollars.