The depegging of USD Coin (USDC) and Dai (DAI) from the United States dollar prompted a frenzy of loan repayments over the weekend, allowing debtors to save a total of more than $100 million off their loans.
Following the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) on March 10, the USD Coin (USDC) price dropped to lows of $0.87 on March 11 amid concerns about its reserves being locked at SVB.
MakerDAO’s stablecoin DAI also depegged briefly, going as low as $0.88 on March 11, according to CoinGecko.
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The USDC price briefly dropped to lows of $0.87 on March. 11. Source: Cointelegraph
The depegging, in the backdrop of broader crypto turmoil, led to more than $2 billion in loan repayments on March 11 on decentralized (DeFi) lending protocols Aave and Compound —
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