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Cryptocurrencies:  6,095Markets:  24,560Market Cap:  $352,971,852,32324h Vol:  $86,298,161,926BTC Dominance:  61.0%
Market Cap:  $352,971,852,32324h Vol:  $86,298,161,926BTC Dominance:  61.0%Cryptocurrencies:  6,095Markets:  24,560

The market cap of Ampleforth’s AMPL token has tanked by over 60%

The market cap of Ampleforth’s AMPL token has tanked by over 60%

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The market cap of Ampleforth’s AMPL token has tanked by over 60%

The Block6 days ago
Published on July 30, 2020 09:00 GMT+0edited on July 30, 2020 09:11 GMT+0

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The market capitalization of AMPL, the native token of Ampleforth protocol, has declined by over 60% in the last three days.

From about $719 million on Monday, the AMPL market cap went down to as low as $262 million today before recovering slightly to $323.8 million at the time of writing. AMPL is a price-elastic token, meaning its supply adjusts in response to demand, and thus, affects its market cap.

When the price of 1 AMPL is above $1, the token's supply is increased until the desired price equilibrium of $1 is reached. If the price of AMPL goes below $1, the supply is decreased until the price parity has been restored.

The price of AMPL token has gone down by about 50% in the last 24 hours to currently trade at around $0.86. This resulted in deflated supply and affected AMPL's …