Lido expects staked Ethereum withdrawals in May

Liquid staking protocol Lido (LDO) has set a May target for staked Ethereum (stETH) withdrawals. The protocol explained that its timeline was affected by the ongoing audits of its V2 platform. Lido spent $1.2 million on seven audits In a March 14 Twitter thread, the DeFi protocol said it had spent $1.2 million on seven … Read more

Lido [LDO]: Ethereum’s Shanghai upgrade will impact the staking platform by…

The Shanghai Upgrade will be released in three days. As a result of the upgrade, LDO has seen a surge in staking. The coming week is extremely important for the Ethereum [ETH] community because the Shanghai upgrade is scheduled to take place in three days, counting down from press time. There has been a lot … Read more

Lido’s staked Ethereum crosses 5M, Frax Ethereum on the rise

Liquid staking protocol Lido said its staked Ethereum on the Beacon Chain reached 5.05 million ($8.32 billion). LDO surged 18% to $2.45 in the last 24 hours, according to CryptoSlate data. The token rose by 16% in the previous seven days and 25% in the last 30 days. Lido dominates liquid staking On Feb. 6, Lido … Read more

Liquid staking tokens surge 40% in seven days, Lido rises highest

Liquid staking derivatives tokens have increased by an average of over 40% in the last seven days, with Lido (LDO) rising the highest by over 64%, according to CryptoSlate’s data. Liquid staking platforms have enjoyed renewed interest following recent revelations that staked Ethereum could be unlocked as early as March when the network undergoes the … Read more

Assessing MakerDAO’s [MKR] health following its displacement by Lido

MakerDAO had a system surplus at press time, indicating that the total debt owed was not more than the value of the collateral in the system Its displacement by Lido might be temporary due to its slipping grip on the ETH staking market Leading decentralized finance protocol (DeFi) MakerDao [MKR] provided users with an overview … Read more

Lido now has the highest DeFi TVL as LDO increases 17%

Ethereum (ETH) staking protocol Lido (LDO) is now the dominant DeFi protocol based on the total value of assets locked (TVL) in its ecosystem, according to DeFillama data. Lido’s TVL overtook that of MakerDAO (MKR) in the last 24 hours after rising by 0.57% to $5.90 billion. According to the data aggregator, this places Lido’s … Read more

stETH sees growth in APR, yet fails to deliver on the price front because…

stETH clinched an all-time high in its APR since the Merge Recent market downturn caused by FTX’s collapse has made it hard for its price to see much positivity stETH, the tokenized form of staked Ether native to Lido Finance, saw a jump in its annual percentage rate (APR) to an all-time high of 10.7% … Read more

‘The stETH discount has all but vanished’- How true is this?

Staking rewards for Ether and Ether-backed liquid staking derivatives shot up in recent weeks. This could be attributed to increased network activity, specifically in ways that result in higher fees for network validators. Does it mean that ETH enthusiasts finally saw post-Merge ETH’s success? Here are some insights for the same. Here’s AMBCrypto’s Price Prediction … Read more

What these divergences mean for LDO’s waning buyers’ interest

With the Ethereum Merge just a few weeks away, happenings around the number one protocol facilitating the staking of ETH – Lido Finance – have become more interesting. Data from Santiment revealed that over the last few months, Lido’s native token, LDO, exhibited divergences in some of its on-chain metrics. In fact, according to Santiment, … Read more