Monday market decline triggered second-highest amount of liquidations in DeFi space’s history

Feb 22, 2021 | The Block News | 0 comments

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Monday morning’s market fall triggered the second-highest amount of DeFi-related liquidations in the ecosystem’s history, according to available data. 

In total, out of the more than $24.1 million worth of liquidations, approximately $13.7 million came from DeFi protocol Compound. Aave saw the second-highest number in liquidations, making up about $5.4 million of the total. 

The highest liquidation occurred November 26, 2020, when a momentary price increase in DAI led to Compound liquidating over $88.4 million worth of collateral. 

Source: DeBank

The market development occurred alongside a brief plunge in the price of bitcoin below the $50,000 mark. The price of the cryptocurrency fell below $47,000 on Coinbase, a move that came on the heels of an earlier market fall that triggered significant liquidation levels, as previously reported

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