Uptick In USDT Dominance, Decrease In BUSD Supply: DeFillama Report

DeFillama data reveals USDT’s market dominance at a high since Nov. 2021, while BUSD supply decreased by $2 billion in the last month.

DeFillama data shows top 3 stablecoins control 92% of the market, with USDT leading at 49.18%, USD Coin at 31.05%, and BUSD at 11.52%.

The stablecoin market has declined for ten consecutive months, reaching a low of $137 billion in January, according to a report by CryptoCompare. The report indicates this is the lowest stablecoin market cap since 2021.

The report revealed that USDT’s market cap inched up 0.82% to reach $66.7 billion, while USDC and BUSD saw a decrease of 2.27% and 3.97% to $43.1 billion and $16.1 billion, respectively. On the other hand, the market cap of less popular stablecoins TUSD and USTC increased by 24.5% and 13.1% to $940 million and $225 million, respectively.

The stablecoin sponsored by Binance has had a difficult month due to reports regarding prior mismanagement.

On Jan. 10, Bloomberg reported issues with BUSD management leading to $1B in missing collateral. Binance also confirmed storing customer funds and BNB chain tokens collateral in the same wallet.

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According to the report, fear increased among users causing mass withdrawals, with the main outflows being BUSD and BNB.

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