DeFi & L1L2 Weekly (14/09/2022)

Coinbase proposes to move 1.6 billion USDC from MakerDAO’s DAI collateral. The last Ethereum shadow fork upgrade is deployed on the mainnet. Mysten Labs raises $300 million to accelerate Sui adoption.

Sep 14, 2022
R&I DeFi Layer 1 2 Weekly Update

Weekly DeFi Index

This week’s market cap index was negative at -1.84%, while the volume and volatility indices were positive at +19.43% and +30.62%, respectively.

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DEX Protocols Metrics

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Lending Protocols Metrics

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Charts on Layer-2 Projects

  • After the L2 market TVL increased to over $7.6 billion on 10 September, it dropped by -3.70% in the last week. Optimistic rollup projects dropped by -3.05% and zero-knowledge rollup projects decreased by -3.42%, while Ethereum’s TVL increased by +5.07%.

  • The TVL changes for all major optimistic rollup projects were negative last week, and Arbitrum declined the most at -3.15%.

  • Similarly, ZK rollup projects’ TVL all declined, and ZKSwap 2.0 plummeted most at -29.48%.

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