- Tether’s (USDT) market cap has increased by 44.9% since the beginning of 2021 hitting $30.33 Billion
- Demand for stablecoins has increased as traders look for fiat onramps
- Furthermore, DeFi on both Tron and Ethereum has accelerated the use of USDT
The market capitalization of Tether (USDT) has increased by a whopping 44.9% since the beginning of 2021 to hit a new all-time high of $33.334 Billion. This is according to data by the team at CryptoRank Platform who shared their observation of the growth by Tether via the following statement and accompanying chart.
Tether Market Capitalization Crossed $30 Billion $USDT cap has shown a growth of 44.9% from the beginning of 2021: $20.94B —> $30.35B.
Stablecoins Being Used as Fiat Onramps
btc exchanges reserves (orange) *still* continues to decrease 🙂 (this 30-40k range is re-accumulation) Stablecoins exchanges reserve (purple) are at all time high.
Tether (USDT) is at the Core of DeFi
Furthermore, at the core of the DeFi realm are stablecoins that serve as a base for a majority of the borrowing and lending. Tether is particularly the fan-favorite of DeFi users on both the Ethereum and Tron network.
At the time of writing the amount of Tether issued on Ethereum and Tron stands at $19.117 Billion and $10.494 Billion. This amount is bound to increase with time as DeFi gains popularity and trust from the traditional world of finance.
Ray Schuetz received a Masters Degree in computer science from The University of Texas (Austin). Ray has been working as a full-time blockchain consultant for the past 3 years. In his spare time, Ray enjoys writing for EthereumCryptocurrency.com and other crypto news publications.