Arbitrum’s TVL surges to $1.5B as DeFi degens ape into ArbiNYAN

More than $1 billion value of Ether remains barred within the ArbiNYAN yield farm despite the worth of its native token unmitigated by quite 90% in 24 hours.
Ethereum layer-two rollup network Arbitrum One is getting down to see important growth, with its total price barred (TVL) billowing by roughly 2,300% this past week.

According to L2beat, an analysis platform examining layer-two protocols, Arbitrum’s TVL labeled an incomparable high of $1.5 billion on Sept. 11 as DeFi degens rush to speculate in early farming DApps launching on the network.

Off-chain Labs launched Arbitrum to mainnet following a $120 million funding round on Aug. 31. Since then, Ethereum dealings fees have surged to their near-record levels, driving a migration of liquidity to layer-two scaling solutions and rival layer-ones.

Arbitrum presently holds 65.7% of all capital barred on layer-two networks, followed by the second-layer decentralized exchange dYdX with 14.6%.

Much of Arbitrum’s growth is often attributed to the ArbiNYAN yield farm, which lured investors with multi-thousand proportion returns for staking its native token.

However, optimistic sentiment encompassing ArbiNYAN seems to have been transient, with its native token shedding quite 90% of its price in 12 hours. At the time of writing, NYAN was commercialized at simply roughly $0.60 once sinking as low as $0.45, with current costs down 92% from its Sept. 12 peak of $7.85 in line with outlined.
Despite plug for ArbiNYAN showing to own fizzled out quick, the speedy migration of liquidity onto Arbitrum compact the broader DeFi scheme.

One savvy DeFi farmer noted that the explosive withdrawal of roughly 200,000 Ether (worth $660 million) from Curve’s stETH pool since ArbiNYAN’s launch had created an arbitrage chance through slippage.

A significant share of the capital flowing to Arbitrum additionally seems to own return from questionable ‘Ethereum killers’.

Dune Analytics data shared to social media on Sept. 12 indicated that whereas Arbitrum’s TVL grew by roughly 2,300%, the TVL of bridges to Solana, Fantom, and Harmony had shrunken by 58. 36%, and 62% severally that very same week.
Funds withdrawn from Arbitrum back to the Ethereum mainnet take seven days to process.

All of Ether deposited can stay on Arbitrum for the seven-day amount till it’s on the market for withdrawal. At the time of writing, DefiLama reports there’s still $1.55 billion barred into ArbiNYAN despite the collapse of the NYAN token worth.