Fantom (FTM) jumps 6%: Github data shows Andre Cronje coding for Fantom stablecoin

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Fantom autochthonal token, FTM, has surged by much than 6% contiguous aft Andre Cronje, 1 of the astir prolific DeFi developers, was spotted doing immoderate coding for the Fantom stablecoin platform.

Github information revealed the coding of the developer sparking an intraday FTM terms rally from a debased of $0.3243 to a precocious of $0.3755 outpacing each the apical 100 cryptos.

At the clip of writing, FTM was trading astatine $0.3599 up 6.78% successful the past 24 hours.

Cronje backmost to the crypto space

Earlier successful March, Cronje and Anton Nell announced that they person near Fantom and the crypto abstraction astatine large. Their announcement caused a crisp sell-down of the token from which it had been struggling to recover.

Additionally, earlier successful April, the developer declared successful a blog station that “crypto is dead,” calling for much crypto regulations. He had besides said that helium had nary intentions to travel backmost to the crypto abstraction but his Linkedin illustration shows that helium is presently heading an concern banking platform.

However, his instrumentality comes amid troubled times erstwhile FUSD, Fantom’s stablecoin, has been de-pegging gradually successful the past week and is yet to recover. Its de-pegging comes aft Terra UST besides de-pegged from the US dollar making investors much skeptical astir stabelcoins.

Working connected the Fantom catastrophe

Cronje seems to beryllium moving connected the Fantom FMint protocol, a level connected which FUSD is minted. The determination comes amid the marketplace unit that has de-pegged the FUSD stablecoin, besides, the changes that Fantom introduced to its stablecoin mechanics besides seemed to person tumbled FUSD, which is inactive beneath the $1 peg ($0.7013, down 12.74%).

New FIP out!

Read connected to larn astir projected changes to sFTM and fUSD.

Addressing:
– liquidations
– however to repay outstanding debt
– LTVs and minting limits

We invited everyone to permission comments connected Github.

🧵https://t.co/3wV6Q7jJFg

— Fantom Foundation (@FantomFDN) May 20, 2022

The protocol did outline immoderate of the measures they volition instrumentality to support the presumption done the stablecoin but did not specify the clip it volition let presumption covering. 

FUSD involvement complaint is expected to emergence but according to the gradual FUSD de-pegging, it seems that the traders are not yet convinced by the move. 

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