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MakerDAO: Can these developments maintain MKR’s ongoing green streak

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MakerDAO was seen witnessing some dominance in the DeFI market as of 15 October. And one of the reasons for this development could be the constant introduction of new proposals to improve the protocol on the whole.


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According to a tweet that was posted by MakerDAO’s twitter account on 14 October, the latest executive proposal’s approval would entail a set of auction risk parameter changes for specific vault types. Furthermore, this also included a reduction in the debt ceiling and reduction of fees for certain protocols as well.

Despite MAkerDAO’s constant efforts to create proposals to instigate growth, things didn’t look great just yet. MakerDAO’s treasury’s funds kept declining.

Additionally, as can be observed from the image below, MakerDAO’s treasury funds depreciated significantly as compared to 2021. Thus, for MakerDAO to witness some growth it was essential for the team to have the funds required to incentivize progress and positive changes.

Source: DeepDAO

The declining treasury funds, however, did not hamper MakerDAO’s control over the DeFi market. According to DeFiLama, MakerDAO ranked number one in terms of TVL compared to other protocols as of 15 October.

However, it remains to be seen whether MakerDAO can continue its reign as there was a decline observed in terms of fees and revenue generated over the past two months. This could thus, be a cause of concern for MakerDAO’s team.

Source: DeFiLlama

Despite the decline in revenue and fees, the MKR token managed to remain popular among the whales. 

According to WhaleStats, a whale activity tracking platform, the MKR token was one of the most used smart contracts by the top 500 ETH whales as of 15 October. This continued interest from whales could have a positive impact on the MKR token.

Are things getting “DAI”cy?

The growth of MakerDAO can be considered as congruent with the success of the DAI stablecoin. According to analytics on Dune, DAI ranked second in terms of transfer volume in the past 30 days.

Furthermore, the DAI stablecoin also accounted for 28.1% of the total transfer volume of stablecoins, coming second to USDC.

Source: Dune Analytics

It also appeared that DAI’s growth did have an influence on the MKR token. As of 15 October, MKR’s price increased by 3.66% over the last 24 hours. The market cap appreciated by 3.00% during the same time period as well.

However, its volume witnessed a depreciation of 21.15% which could imply that MKR’s price may take a bearish position in the near future.


Saman Waris works as a News Editor at AMBCrypto. She has always been fascinated by how the tides of finance and technology shape communities across demographics. Cryptocurrencies are of particular interest to Saman, with much of her writing centered around understanding how ideas like Momentum and Greater Fool theories apply to altcoins, specifically, memecoins. A graduate in history, Saman worked the sports beat before diving into crypto. Prior to joining AMBCrypto 2 years ago, Saman was a News Editor at Sportskeeda. This was preceded by her stint as Editor-in-Chief at EssentiallySports.
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