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What you need to know about staked ether, the token at the center of crypto's liquidity crisis

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What you need to know about staked ether, the token at the center of crypto's liquidity crisis

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Staked ether is supposed to be worth the same as ether, but it's trading at a widening discount right now.Here's what's going on.

Staked ether, or stETH, is a token that's supposed to be worth the same as ether.

Public blockchain records show that 3AC has been actively selling its stETH holdings, and 3AC co-founder Zhu Su has previously said his firm is considering asset sales and a rescue by another firm to avoid collapse.3AC was not available to comment when contacted by CNBC.


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Published On: 2022-06-20, 08:08:54

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