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U.S. SEC rejects application to list Bitcoin ETF

NEW YORK, March 10 (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday denied a request to list what would have been the first U.S. exchange-traded fund built to track bitcoin, the digital currency.

Investors Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss have been trying for more than three years to convince the SEC to let it bring the Bitcoin ETF to market. CBOE Holdings Inc's Bats exchange had applied to list the ETF.

(Reporting by Trevor Hunnicutt; Editing by Leslie Adler)