Tezos reached four-week high after USDT launch and the price of XTZ increased by 9% in the day so let’s read more today in our latest TEzos news.
XTZ as the native cryptocurrency of the Tezos blockchain is outperforming the rest of the market as it soared to $2.23. Tezos reached four-week high also. The minor correction brought the asset’s price down to $2.15 which still represents the increase of 7.12% inv value in the past day. The latest price action came on the news that Tether announced USDT will be launching on the Tezos blockchain.
Similar to Ethereum, Tezos is a smart contracts platform that enables developers to create decentralized applications and some of the most popular use cases like DEFI and NFT. The main difference is that instead of the energy-hungry PoW mechanism, it relies on the eco-friendly Pos model. The rest of the market is trading sideways at the moment. BTC as the industry’s leader is down by 0.4% in the past hands and it is trading hands at $30,119. other major cryptocurrneices like binance Coin, Ethereum, ADA, and DOGE are following the trend with some notable exceptions like Solana which increased 4.16% in the past day.
As earlier reported, Stablecoin operator Tether launches USDT on Tezos and announced it will be expanding the list of blockchain networks that support its flagship stablecoin USDT to the Tezos network in order to create smart contracts and dapps. With the addition of Tezos, the USDT ecosystem is available on1 2 various networks like Tron, Solana, Ethereum, ALGO, and now most recently, Polygon.
Tezos is powered by XTZ which is the network’s native cryptocurrency that was created via a process called baking. In most aspects, this process is similar to what is called staking on other PoS networks where all holders have the ability to stake their coins and get rewards for signing and publishing blocks. Launched in 2018, Tezos is referred to as the first self-amending blockchain that leverages a unique on-chain governance mechansim to automatically integrate new features without the need for hard forks whcih is an often a preferred method to deploy functionality that includes a different set of rules and requires many upgrades, making the blocks and transactions incompatible with a new version of the protocol.
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