Stablecoin Issuance Surged Last Year — UST Saw the Largest 12-Month Increase

Stablecoin Issuance Surged Last Year — UST Saw the Largest 12-Month Increase

Stablecoins have become prominent payment rails in the world of cryptocurrencies commanding $177 billion in fiat value today. The top ten stablecoins by market capitalization represent the largest share of the value in the fiat-pegged coin economy and many of these tokens grew exponentially last year. Terra’s UST stablecoin grew the most last year, jumping 5,431% in 2021. A Deep Dive Into Stablecoin Growth During the Course of 2021 Stablecoins today represent 9.77% of the $1.8 trillion crypto-economy today which is $177 billion in USD value. While many digital assets surged in....


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