Why Beefy Finance (BIFI) crypto volume surged 3000%?

May 16, 2022 06:30 AM PDT | By Versha Jain
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  • Beefy Finance (BIFI) is a decentralized, multi-chain, yield-optimizer platform.
  • Its main products are vaults, where one can stake crypto tokens. 
  • The platform has a Total Value Locked (TVL) of US$396.7 million.

Beefy Finance (BIFI) traded 97.59% higher to US$882.59 at 5:19 am ET on Monday. The token began to rally after the yield-optimizer platform announced several updates on Saturday.

After multiple hacking attacks on apps on Tuesday, Beefy warned its Tweeter followers to avoid SpiritSwap or QuickSwap Dex for trading. It added that Beefy Vaults were safe where one could stake crypto tokens.

In another update, it announced partnering with Oasis Protocol, a privacy-enabled layer one blockchain. The third update on the same day said that users could also deposit the token in the Binance crypto exchange from blockchain Fantom blockchain. 

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In yet another announcement, Beefy on Monday said people could purchase the BIFI token directly from the Beefy App using fiat currency through Transak, which allows users to buy cryptocurrencies using debit/credit cards or bank transfers. 

Backed by these developments, the token raced up on Monday. Its trading volume surged more than 3145% to US$38.65 million in the last 24 hours.

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Why Beefy Finance (BIFI) crypto volume surged 3000%?Data Source: coinmarketcap.com

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What is Beefy Finance? 

Beefy Finance is a decentralized yield-optimizer platform that works on multi chains. The platform allows users to earn compounded interest on their crypto holdings. It claims to offer users the highest APYs with safety and efficiency.

Beefy Finance uses different investment strategies secured by smart contracts, which automatically maximize users' rewards from yield farming in the DeFi ecosystem, liquidity pools (LPs), and automated market-making (AMM) projects.  

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Its main products are vaults, where one can stake crypto tokens. These vaults have specific investment strategies. The token deposits are compounded automatically.

Unlike the traditional vaults, Beefy Finance Vaults do not lock funds, and people can withdraw them whenever they want. This way, the user has total control over the funds. The profits from the vaults are distributed to those who stake BIFI.

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BIFI token:

The BIFI tokens are ‘dividend-eligible’, meaning the token holders can earn a profit when they stake their tokens. They also have the right to vote on platform decisions. Hence, BIFI is the native governance token of Beefy Finance. 

BIFI has a market cap of US$62.89 million. Its Total Value Locked (TVL) is US$396.7 million. The token can be traded on Binance, Crypto.com Exchange, Hoo, Gate.io etc.  

Of the total supply of 80,000 BIFI tokens, its circulating supply is 72,000 BIFIs. 

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Bottom line:

The crypto market made a significant recovery after crashing to US$1.13 trillion last week, driven down by Terra stablecoin losses. The market was up 0.56% to US$1.27 trillion on Monday morning. Cryptos are highly volatile assets, and investors should apply caution before investing in them.

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