LUNA, the native staking token that serves as the foundation of the Terra blockchain, reached a new all-time peak of $68.29 earlier this week.
According to data published by CoinMarketCap, the cryptocurrency has gained over 14% in the last 48 hours.
As a result of the most current price increase, LUNA’s market capitalization has surpassed $26 billion.
A blockchain system, Terra, provides a suite of computational stablecoins that are tied to a variety of fiat currencies, including the US Dollar.
The indigenous LUNA token is in charge of ensuring that the price constancy of these stablecoins is maintained. Mint and burn function in conjunction with its flexible supply to ensure that it keeps pace with the amount of demand.
The rise in the value of the TerraUSD (UST) stablecoin has had a positive impact on the LUNA price.
To be able to validate payments, validators must stake Luna to do so. The token can also be used to vote on a variety of governance-related issues.
Terra, per the statistics given by DeFi Llama, has 4.69% of the cryptographic protocol industry, with a total value of $12.84 billion locked up in smart contracts.
In the latter part of September, Terra released its highly awaited Columbus-5 blockchain, which provides compatibility with other blockchains.
The cryptocurrency backed by Mike Novogratz has now valued more than Shiba Inu (SHIB), according to Bloomberg.
Terra (LUNA) has now pushed Dogecoin (DOGE) out of the top 10 on CoinMarketCap, the largest cryptocurrency ranking website.
This comes only a day after it defeated Shiba Inu, another viral coin star, moving past it on the ranking.
The Terra blockchain’s staking and governance coin, Terra, has been a big overperformer over the last week, surging by more than 60% in only one week’s trading.
Even though practically all major coins were in the red on Friday, Terra was up by another 5% on the day. The LUNA cryptocurrency has reached a new all-time high of $69.56.
A 1% decline in the price of Bitcoin yesterday continued the cryptocurrency’s record of sluggish price movement.
The largest cryptocurrency is moving in lockstep with the stock market in the United States, which is now under pressure following November employment data that suggested the Federal Reserve would be encouraged to act more swiftly in decreasing its bond purchases.
Dogecoin managed to move into the top 5 of the CMC rankings in mid-August, overtaking the Tether stablecoin, thanks to a spectacular rise that began in early 2021.
It reached its highest point in early May when its market capitalization surpassed a mind-boggling $90 billion.
Nevertheless, the cryptocurrency was notoriously wrecked during Elon Musk’s hosting appearance on “Saturday Night Live.” It has now fallen by 72.53% from its all-time high of $0.731578.