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Terra injects 450M UST into Anchor reserve days before protocol depletion By Cointelegraph

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In a tweet revealed early Friday, Do Kwon, founding father of Terraform Labs, the entity creating the Luna (LUNA) and Terra USD (UST) stablecoin ecosystem, introduced the injection of 450 million UST ($450 million) into the Anchor protocol’s reserves. The proposal handed a vote by the Luna Basis Guard on Feb.10. Anchor serves because the flagship financial savings protocol of the Terra ecosystem, providing customers as much as 20% curiosity each year on their UST deposits, paid for by debtors.

The protocol’s reserves had lately dwindled to as little as $6.56 million as there wasn’t sufficient borrowing demand to maintain up with an inflow of lenders. When such an imbalance happens, the protocol should faucet into its reserves in an effort to pay lenders the promised yield. From the start of December to late January, Anchor’s reserve funds fell by about $35 million.