YFI, the native token of decentralized finance protocol Yearn Finance, has managed to fend off bearish market forces with a 7% upward transfer as buyers try to capitalize on the upcoming roll out of liquid staking derivatives (LSD).
Over the previous 48-hours, YFI has surged by 22.61% towards its bitcoin (BTC) buying and selling pair and 18.87% towards tether (USDT), in accordance with Cryptowatch data.
The trigger for optimism amongst YFI merchants was final week’s announcement that Yearn Finance was transferring into liquid staking derivatives. Liquid staking derivatives are a sort of token that offers buyers publicity to an underlying asset while receiving staking rewards as part of Ethereum’s proof-of-stake community.
“Get publicity to a basket of LSDs in a single token,” yearn finance said in a tweet. “Unfold your danger. [Receive] boosted yields.”
On the time of writing, YFI was buying and selling at $10,770 with 24-hour buying and selling quantity topping $252 million throughout all exchanges.