ChainLink (LINK) and REN, 2 Tokens to Escape October’s DeFi Correction

Summary:

Majority of known DeFi tokens have continued to lose value in the crypto marketsChainLink (LINK) and REN are two DeFi tokens to post gains in October

The DeFi industry is currently experiencing what looks like a cooldown after an impressive run in Q3 of 2020. The cooldown has been accompanied by a significant drop in the value of prominent DeFi tokens such as Yearn Finance (YFI), Compound Finance (COMP), Curve Finance (CRV), just to name a few.

ChainLink (LINK) and REN, 2 DeFi Tokens With Gains in October

The performance of the top 10 DeFi tokens in the month of October was analyzed by the team at CryptoRank Platform who then concluded that only ChainLink (LINK) and Ren (REN) posted significant gains last month. According to CryptoRank, LINK and REN grew by 13.7% and 12.2% respectively. However, other prominent DeFi tokens continued with their losing streak in the crypto markets as highlighted in the tweet below by CryptoRank Platform.

Top-10 #DeFi Tokens Performance in October 2020

According to CryptoRank, all top-10 DeFi tokens by market cap except $LINK (+13.7%) and $REN (+12.2%) demonstrated negative return in October.

👉 https://t.co/SaYaphcuT7
👉 https://t.co/uakqV8Rpa5 pic.twitter.com/tRn6HPRXsw

— CryptoRank Platfrom (@CryptoRank_io) November 2, 2020

More Crypto Projects Continue to Integrate ChainLink

Also in the month of October, 29 crypto-related projects integrated ChainLink technology bringing the total to 315 since the project was launched in 2017. Of this amount, 98 DeFi projects are currently using ChainLink to power their protocols. This data was collected and aggregated by @TheLinkMarine1 via the following tweet.

#Chainlink ecosystem growth never slows with 29 new October integrations 🔥

Total $LINK integrations 315 – including:

74 #blockchains
98 #DeFi
23 #data providers
44 nodes and more!

View all here: https://t.co/ZUaUvFgUSd

Is your #smartcontract #PoweredByChainlink

It should! pic.twitter.com/IdCX65zNYa

— TheLinkMarine 🦆 (@TheLinkMarine1) November 1, 2020

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