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Tether Launches Stablecoin for Mexican Peso
Tether launched a new stablecoin pegged to the Mexican Peso Thursday, marking the company’s first foray into Latin America while adding to a roster that already includes USD₮, the world’s largest stablecoin by market capitalization. Dubbed MXN₮, the stablecoin is pegged 1:1 to the Peso, according to Tether, meaning each MXN₮ token is worth one …
Tether Has Reduced Commercial Paper Backing USDT by 20% Since April
The world’s largest US dollar stablecoin, Tether (USDT), today announced its first attestation report in six months. The report disclosed that Tether had decreased its commercial paper holdings – short-term commercial debt – by 17% from December 2021 through March 2022, from $24.2B to $20.1B. Tether said it has decreased its commercial paper holdings by …
USDT Briefly Slips Below $1 Peg as Terra Contagion Spreads
Crypto’s largest stablecoin USDT traded as low as $0.95 overnight before recovering.
Doomsday Scenarios in DeFi Revolve Around Stablecoins USDC and USDT
Doomsday scenarios in DeFi revolve around the strength of stablecoins such as USDC and USDT.
Are the Bulls Back? Crypto Markets Whipsawed With Amazon News
Crypto markets were showing impressive strength to start the week, on track for a sixth straight day of gains –– until news headlined caused prices to trip mid-run. Bitcoin shot up to as high as $40,300 and Ethereum was trading above $2,400 on Tuesday. The DeFiPulse Index (DPI), a market capitalization-weighted index which consists of …
We Need to Talk About #TETHER
Tether has faced accusations from many in the digital asset industry that it is a form of privately-issued fiat currency, backed not by “real” dollars in any meaningful way but minted in ever-increasing quantities to buy (and inflate the price of) assets like BTC.