The volatility in the cryptocurrency market continues. As the leading crypto Bitcoin moves back and forth around $20,000, altcoins follow suit. In this environment, the popular meme coin Shiba Inu (SHIB) has managed to maintain its position in the largest Ethereum wallets.
- 1 Biggest whales have $608.6 million worth of SHIB
- 2 XRP whale collects Shiba Inu, not Bitcoin
- 3 A new token is coming to the Shiba Inu ecosystem
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Biggest whales have $608.6 million worth of SHIB
Cryptocurrency investors and traders specifically follow investors with large amounts of crypto assets. Because the purchases or sales of these deep wallets have the power to affect the price of the relevant token. According to whale watching platform WhaleStats, the SHIB token has emerged as the largest token held by the 2,000 largest ETH whales. The data shows that these wallets hold approximately $608.6 million worth of Shiba Inu tokens. Meanwhile, whales are also accumulating $379.5 million worth of new tokens called “ShibDoge”.
However, SHIB is the second largest token held by the top 1,000 Ethereum wallets. These whales have approximately $592.9 million worth of SHIB tokens. Also, according to the data, the largest of the 100 ETH whales is holding $536.9 million worth of SHIB tokens. This corresponds to approximately 16% of its total holdings. Therefore, it is the largest token they have.
XRP whale collects Shiba Inu, not Bitcoin
According to the report, an XRP whale transferred approximately 20 trillion SHIB tokens from Binance to its wallet. The transfer is worth approximately $210.1 million. This was reported as the largest single transaction in SHIB history. The whale currently holds approximately 48.7 trillion Shiba Inu tokens.
The world’s second largest meme coin, meanwhile, has a market cap of more than $5.69 billion. With this market cap, it ranks 14th in the crypto league. SHIB was trading at $0.00001042 at press time, gaining 1.75% on a daily basis. In addition, SHIB prices have increased by 3.26% in the last 7 days. However, SHIB is about 88% off the all-time high of $0.00008845. The collapse in the crypto market has seriously damaged the dog-themed meme coin.
A new token is coming to the Shiba Inu ecosystem
Interest in the largest whales has probably increased due to the recent announcement by the Shiba Inu. AmkNews.comAs you follow, ShibaSwap’s lead developer, Shytoshi Kusama, announced that the Shiba ecosystem will launch a new token. In the announcement, it was stated that the new token will be named “TREAT”.
Kusama mentioned that the Treat token will first be used as a reward in the ecosystem. However, it was previously announced that BONE tokens will be used as rewards in Shibarium. Meanwhile, the new token will be used as a reward for everything but the generation of validators.
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