What Happens to DeFi Today ? (06 MAR 2023, Monday)


What Happens to DeFi Today ?

 

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CHAINLINK (LINK)

Current Price:  $ 6.9 (24h Changes: -0.86 % )

Current Market Cap:  $ 3,391,973,928 (24h Changes: -0.88 % )


LINK-Positive News

1. Coinbase-Backed Ethereum L2 ‘Base' Integrates Chainlink Price Feeds on Its Testnet
Source:  CryptoGlobe
Date:  Sun, 05 Mar 2023 08:54:21

Chainlink has announced exciting news for its followers: the launch of Chainlink Price Feeds on Base testnet, a new Ethereum L2 incubated by Coinbase. On 23 February 2023, Coinbase announced the testnet launch of Base, an Ethereum Layer 2 (L2) blockchain that provides a cost-effective and developer-friendly platform for building decentralized applications (dApps) on-chain.

2. Chainlink price analysis: LINK rebounds at $6.92 as  bullish trend intensifies
Source:  Cryptopolitan
Date:  Sun, 05 Mar 2023 02:45:33

Chainlink price analysis is on a bullish trend today, with the LINK/USD pair rising to the $6.92 mark. The bulls have been in control since the beginning of today, with the price surging by over 0.02% for the last 24 hours.


LINK-Neutral News

1. Coinbase Utilizing Ethereum-Based Altcoin in Its New Layer-2 Scaling Platform
Source:  The Daily Hodl
Date:  Sun, 05 Mar 2023 05:15:14

Top US crypto exchange Coinbase is now using price feeds from decentralized oracle network Chainlink (LINK) for its new Ethereum (ETH) layer-2 project called Base. Base is Coinbase's layer-2 network powered by blockchain scaling solution Optimism (OP), and its testnet was launched late last month.

 

UNISWAP (UNI)

Current Price:  $ 6.34 (24h Changes: 0.59 % )

Current Market Cap:  $ 4,780,387,274 (24h Changes: 0.58 % )


UNI-Positive News

1. Over 167 Million BAT Utilized In DeFi Mainly In Compound, Aave And Uniswap
Source:  NewsBTC
Date:  Sun, 05 Mar 2023 08:13:21

In a recent report, Brave Browser said that over 11% of BAT, their native token, is being actively utilized in DeFi protocols, mainly in Uniswap and Compound. BAT Usage In Compound, Uniswap, And Aave Brave, a privacy-focused browser that rewards users with Basic Attention Token (BAT) when they view advertisements, said more than 167 million BAT were locked in DeFi protocols in 2022.


UNI-Neutral News

1. Battle of V3s: PancakeSwap and Uniswap to compete on BNB Chain
Source:  AMBCrypto
Date:  Sun, 05 Mar 2023 12:30:33

BNB Chain's leading decentralized finance (DeFi) protocol PancakeSwap [CAKE], has announced that it will be launching its third iteration in the first week of April, marking a significant milestone for the popular decentralized exchange (DEX).

 

AAVE (AAVE)

Current Price:  $ 75.65 (24h Changes: -1.45 % )

Current Market Cap:  $ 1,080,966,171 (24h Changes: -1.4 % )


AAVE-Positive News

1. Over 167 Million BAT Utilized In DeFi Mainly In Compound, Aave And Uniswap
Source:  NewsBTC
Date:  Sun, 05 Mar 2023 08:13:21

In a recent report, Brave Browser said that over 11% of BAT, their native token, is being actively utilized in DeFi protocols, mainly in Uniswap and Compound. BAT Usage In Compound, Uniswap, And Aave Brave, a privacy-focused browser that rewards users with Basic Attention Token (BAT) when they view advertisements, said more than 167 million BAT were locked in DeFi protocols in 2022.

 

LIDO-DAO (LDO)

Current Price:  $ 2.54 (24h Changes: -5.69 % )

Current Market Cap:  $ 2,157,069,787 (24h Changes: -5.7 % )


LDO-Negative News

1. Lido Price Suffers on Rumors of Wells Notice
Source:  BeInCrypto
Date:  Sun, 05 Mar 2023 07:13:50

Lido token (LDO) plummeted by almost 20% since Friday after the rumors of a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Wells Notice. 

 

MAKER DAO(MKR)

Current Price:  $ 931.52 (24h Changes: 3.05 % )

Current Market Cap:  $ 840,918,146 (24h Changes: 3.13 % )


MKR-Positive News

1. MakerDAO adds 27% to lead weekly gains, outperforms bitcoin and ethereum 
Source:  Crypto news
Date:  Sun, 05 Mar 2023 14:23:33

The governance token of MakerDAO, MKR, topped gains last week, adding 27%, trackers on Mar. 5 show.


MKR-Neutral News

1. Top 5 Cryptocurrencies Of The Week – Week 9
Source:  CryptoTicker
Date:  Sun, 05 Mar 2023 02:18:34

We have compiled a list of the top 5 cryptocurrencies of the week based on their performance over the last seven days. Let's take a look at it in more detail.

2. Cryptocurrencies to watch for the week of March 6, 2023
Source:  Finbold
Date:  Sun, 05 Mar 2023 13:12:12

As we enter the week of March 6, the cryptocurrency market has taken a downturn, with many assets experiencing corrections. The drop in momentum has been triggered by macroeconomic factors and liquidity concerns at digital asset-friendly Silvergate bank.

 

Synthetix Network (SNX)

Current Price:  $ 3.24 (24h Changes: 4.13 % )

Current Market Cap:  $ 1,018,238,105 (24h Changes: 4.18 % )


SNX-Neutral News

1. Top 5 Cryptocurrencies Of The Week – Week 9
Source:  CryptoTicker
Date:  Sun, 05 Mar 2023 02:18:34

We have compiled a list of the top 5 cryptocurrencies of the week based on their performance over the last seven days. Let's take a look at it in more detail.

2. Cryptocurrencies to watch for the week of March 6, 2023
Source:  Finbold
Date:  Sun, 05 Mar 2023 13:12:12

As we enter the week of March 6, the cryptocurrency market has taken a downturn, with many assets experiencing corrections. The drop in momentum has been triggered by macroeconomic factors and liquidity concerns at digital asset-friendly Silvergate bank.

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