2 months ago 1 min read

In the Midst of the Bitcoin (BTC) Price Drop and the Binance USD (BUSD) Scandal, Tether Mints 1 Billion USDT


Tether, a stablecoin manufacturer, has produced another billion USDT. Immediately following the Binance USD (BUSD) scandal, which the U.S. According to reports, the Securities and Exchange Commission is attempting to have an unregistered security recognized.

The minting of a billion USDT is a permitted but unissued transaction, Tether's CTO Paolo Ardoino quickly declared to the public. According to Ardoino, this sum will be used as inventory for chain swaps and issuance requests in next seasons.

The market capitalizations of USDT and BUSD, which are two of the biggest stablecoins on the cryptocurrency market, are $68.58 billion and $16.13 billion, respectively. The issuer of stablecoin is Paxos, which will be a defendant before the SEC, while Binance USD bears the name of the largest cryptocurrency exchange in the world, where 90% of its turnover is concentrated. It's also crucial to remember that 21% of all customer reserves on Binance are held in BUSD.


At its high, Binance USD lost 0.48% against USDT due to the announcement, which also caused a premium to be added to the price of Tether USD. 1 BUSD is now valued at 0.998 USDT.

The CEO of Binance has already stated that the exchange will keep supporting BUSD in the near future while also working to distinguish its selection of investment items. The current BUSD offer, on the other hand, is still fully supported and redeemable through at least February 2024, according to Paxos.

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