Total supply of MakerDAO's stablecoin DAI exceed to $10 billion

DAI is the 5th largest Stablecoin by a Market cap, Tether (USDT) may have continued to be the market leader after all these years, but DAI has the advantage of being open-source and decentralized. 

Total supply of MakerDAO's stablecoin DAI exceed to $10 billion

After all, these years Tether (USDT) may have continued to be the market leader, but DAI has the benefit of being open-source and decentralized something that's sought after in the Def community.

DAI Ascends

According to Makerbum, the total supply of Marker DAO's DAI. a decentralized Stablecoin has shot up to a whopping $10 billion on February 8th, Moreover, its supply from Stablecoin collateral stands at around 62%

DAI has found its niche as one of the most preferred Stablecoins in decentralized trades. Tether's controlling a lion's share of Stablecoins in circulation and comfortably being the go-to Stablecoin in dollar-based crypto trades, MakerDAO's native Stablecoin has grown multi-fold. 

DAI has witnessed an increased transfer volume towards the end of 2021. However, a recent report by Coin Metrics noted that this trend has changed as figures took boating shortly thereafter, in fact, the total supply of the Stablecoin has been moved to other sidechains or layer 2 ecosystems with the help of “bridges” between these networks

also important to note that DAI has found significant viability across several Ethereum based decentralized finance (Defi) protocols that use the decentralized token as a source of collateral or liquidity its use case is strongest as volatility picked up in the crypto markets. 

DAI is built on Ethereum and is stabilized to the value of USD. The Stablecoin is pegged 1:1 this currency through a system called the Maker (MKR) DAI Stablecoin System. 

Argentinians Wrapped Up In DAI

Argentina's perpetual crusts from high inflation capital controls coupled with political turmoil paved the US currency to become the most wanted foreign currency, However, DAI had managed to capture the imagination of the investors in the country. 

Bitcoin continues to be the favorite of the Latin American country. but DAI isn't far behind. Maker Foundation's Marianp DI Pietrantonio had earlier claimed that Stablecoin had reached the status of "a popular store of value" in Argentina. He said.

“Dai isn’t yet used much for day-to-day purchases, such as groceries, because merchants typically don’t accept it. But people are storing their savings in Dai and then converting their Dai back to their local currency as they need it. People are trading Dai in different ways––in person, using bank transfers, and so on.”

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