The short answer is no, there is not currently a stock symbol for Bitcoin. This is because Bitcoin is not a publicly traded company, but rather a decentralized digital currency.
However, there are a few ways that investors can get exposure to the price movement of Bitcoin.
The first way is through the use of a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). An ETF is a type of investment fund that tracks the price of an underlying asset, in this case Bitcoin.
The first Bitcoin ETF was launched in Canada in February 2018 and is traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “BTCC”.
Another way to invest in Bitcoin is through a company that allows you to purchase and store the digital currency on your behalf. These companies, known as “Bitcoin wallets”, provide investors with a way to indirectly own Bitcoin without having to buy or store it themselves.
The most popular Bitcoin wallet provider is Coinbase, which has been around since 2012 and has over 20 million customers.
So while there is no stock symbol for Bitcoin itself, there are still ways for investors to get exposure to its price movements.