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AAVE’s Lending Platform Sees Major Borrowing Activity And Deleveraging Amid Prolonged Accumulation

The $AAVE lending platform remains the leading protocol where borrowers and lenders can create a money market without intermediaries or custodians.

Remarkably, $AAVE has been in an accumulation zone for 777 days, marking the longest accumulation period for any fundamentally strong cryptocurrency, underscoring its robust support.

According to IntoTheBlock’s data, last week saw a significant surge in the value of borrowed WETH on AAVE, reaching $1.2 billion for loans with a health factor between 1 and 1.025.

This increase followed AAVE’s introduction of Leverage Restaking Tokens (LRTs), enabling 14x leverage strategies. However, such high leverage can pose risks, as spikes in borrow rates can trigger liquidations if loans are not carefully managed.

Over the weekend, the total value of these high-leverage loans decreased to $725 million as users began deleveraging their positions. Reducing leverage helps mitigate the risk of cascading liquidation events, which can occur when multiple liquidations happen rapidly due to market conditions.

AAVE’s extended accumulation phase and recent borrowing activity highlight the platform’s resilience and the market’s confidence in its fundamentals. The significant borrowing followed by deleveraging reflects a cautious approach by users to manage risk, particularly in a volatile market environment.

As AAVE continues to innovate and introduce new features like LRTs, it remains a key player in the decentralized finance space. The platform’s ability to maintain strong support and adapt to market dynamics will be crucial for its future growth and stability. Investors and users should closely monitor these developments, as they can have substantial implications for the broader DeFi ecosystem.

Disclosure: This is not trading or investment advice. Always do your research before buying any cryptocurrency or investing in any services.

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