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Shiba Inu Fights FTX Token in Battle for Biggest Whale Holding

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Tue, 01/04/2022 - 17:07
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Arman Shirinyan
Shiba Inu is currently going through a hard battle with FTX token
Shiba Inu Fights FTX Token in Battle for Biggest Whale Holding
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After hitting a three-month-low dominance percentage on whale addresses, Shiba Inu rises and becomes the second-most popular asset in Ethereum network whale-tier wallets.

Race against FTX token

While Shiba Inu's dominance dropped to 5% previously, it still remains the most popular token, with second place having a long way to go to catch up to the meme-based token. But after the fund's redistribution, the dominance of the FTX token on whale addresses has reached close to 11%.

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At press time, Shiba has lost first place as the largest holding on whale-tier addresses, with $1.4 billion in large wallet balances. The sell-off of approximately $250 million SHIB also was not a play in the asset's favor, which was the main reason behind the token losing first place as the biggest holding on whale-tier addresses.

WhaleStats Data
Source: WhaleStats

FTX token, on the other hand, has gained even more value, with whales adding an additional $100 million worth of tokens recently, putting the total value of investments at $1.5 billion.

Whales are accumulating again

According to the activity on whale-tier addresses on the WhaleStats tracker, whales have started to redistribute their funds among various tokens, with the percentage of funds concentrated in stablecoins dropping by approximately 9%.

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As the market has experienced relatively low volatility, large crypto investors tend to increase their holdings for better prices. And as the distribution of the assets suggests, whales have chosen FTX tokens and tokens like "BEST" and "GALA." Shiba, on the other hand, has lost part of its investment.

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Arman Shirinyan is a trader, crypto enthusiast and SMM expert with more than four years of experience.

Arman strongly believes that cryptocurrencies and the blockchain will be of constant use in the future. Currently, he focuses on news, articles with deep analysis of crypto projects and technical analysis of cryptocurrency trading pairs.