Tether Liquidates Celsius Bitcoin Loan — ‘Position Has Been Liquidated With No Losses’ to the Company

On July 8, 2022, the company behind the largest stablecoin in the world, Tether, revealed that the firm liquidated a loan made to the crypto lender Celsius, and the liquidation caused “no losses to Tether.” According to the stablecoin issuer, the bitcoin loan to Celsius was “overcollateralized” by roughly “130%+.”

Tether Liquidates Bitcoin Loan Taken out by Celsius — Stablecoin Issuer Stresses It Will ‘Never Put the Integrity of Its Reserves at Risk’

Virksomheden Tether har informed the public that the firm “has never and will never put the integrity of its reserves at risk.” Tether noted on Friday that it did have an investment in Celsius, the embattled crypto lender, but the investment was “a minimal part of its shareholder’s equity.”

A loan denominated in bitcoin (BTC) was taken out by Celsius og Tether said the loan was overcollateralized by more than 130%. “The decision to liquidate the collateral to cover the loan was a part of the original terms of the agreement between the two entities and reconfirmed in writing before the start of the liquidation event,” Tether detailed. The stablecoin issuer added:

This process was carried out in a way to minimise as much as possible any impact on the markets and in fact, once the loan was covered, Tether returned the remaining part to Celsius as per its agreement. Celsius position has been liquidated with no losses to Tether.

Stablecoin Issuer Says Tether Critics ‘Have No Understanding of How Lending, Borrowing, and Risk Management Work’

The company’s blog post added that Tether leverages risk management processes and the firm states that “while the media, critics, and community were wrongly fixated on Tether, other lenders including notable names in the space were blatantly providing lending facilities with nearly zero collateral.” Those kinds of lending practices go against the ethos of Tether and the company’s “strict regulatory practice.”

Se også  Binance lancerer Bitfinity, et betalingsfirma, der målretter mod Web3-økonomien

I mellemtiden, during the last few weeks, a great number of crypto businesses have shown that they were exposed to firms like Celsius and the crypto firm Three Arrows Capital (3AC). The founder of Keyfi is suing Celsius, as the NFT whale also known as “0xb1,” has accused the company of being a “Ponzi scheme,” and allegedly allowed its entire portfolio to have “naked exposure to the market.”

It was further reported this week that Blockchain.com lost $270 million from 3AC exposure and crypto companies like Voyager Digital, Bloker fi, Babel Finance, og Vauld were all affected by 3AC’s financial issues.

Today, stablecoins have an aggregate market capitalization of around $154 milliard, og $65.9 billion worth of USDT is managed by Tether. During the past 24 hours, there’s been $100 billion in global trade volume across crypto markets, og USDT commands $66.6 billion of that volume.

Tether’s blog post about the Celsius bitcoin loan highlights how the company has been vilified by critics over rumors and speculation. “Critics who make claims of Tether’s inconsistencies clearly have no understanding of how lending, låntagning, and risk management work,” Tether’s blog post on Friday concludes.

Tags i denne historie
agreement, Babel Finance, Bitcoin loan, Blockchain.com, Bloker fi, låntagning, Celsius, Celsius Loan, Keyfi founder, udlån, liquidated, loan agreement, risk management, Stablecoin, Stablecoin Economy, Stablecoins, Tether, Tether (USDT), Tether critics, USDT, USDT stablecoin, Vauld, Voyager Digital

What do you think about Tether liquidating the bitcoin loan taken out by Celsius? af den digitale valutaøkonomi med.

Jamie Redman

Jamie Redman er nyhedschef hos Bitcoin-Tidings.com News og en finansteknologisk journalist, der bor i Florida. Redman har været et aktivt medlem af cryptocurrency-fællesskabet siden 2011. Han har en passion for Bitcoin, åben kildekode, og decentrale applikationer. Siden september 2015, Redman har skrevet mere end 5,700 artikler til Bitcoin-Tidings.com Nyheder om de forstyrrende protokoller, der dukker op i dag.




Se også  Rapport: Crypto Hardware Wallet Maker Ledger Søger $100 Millionkapitalrejsning

Billedkreditter: Shutterstock, Pixabay, Wiki Commons

Ansvarsfraskrivelse: Denne artikel er kun til informationsformål. Det er ikke et direkte tilbud eller opfordring til et tilbud om at købe eller sælge, eller en anbefaling eller godkendelse af produkter, tjenester, eller virksomheder. Bitcoin-Tidings.com giver ikke investeringer, skat, gyldige, eller regnskabsrådgivning. Hverken virksomheden eller forfatteren er ansvarlig, direkte eller indirekte, for enhver skade eller tab forårsaget eller påstået at være forårsaget af eller i forbindelse med brugen af ​​eller tilliden til noget indhold, varer eller tjenesteydelser nævnt i denne artikel.

Læs ansvarsfraskrivelse