Huobi USD (HUSD) depegs amid Justin Sun and TRON takeover

share to other networks share to twitter share to facebook
Huobi

Huobi USD (HUSD) has depegged and fallen below $1.00.

The depeg comes after Huobi announced that HUSD will be delisted from its crypto trading platform.

Advertisement

The HUSD stablecoin has fallen over 58% since instability began on October 28. In the meantime, Justin Sun, the founder of the cryptocurrency TRON, is currently in the process of taking over Huobi Global.

Huobi USD (HUSD) depegs

In the last 24 hours Huobi USD (HUSD) has fallen over 58%. The depeg is reminiscent of Luna’s UST collapse.

Huobi Global announced on October 27 that they would be delisting HUSD and converting all HUSD assets to USDT assets.

Advertisement

From Huobi Global:

As part of our continuous efforts to promote the healthy development of the blockchain ecosystem, Huobi Global will be ceasing the HUSD trading service and delisting HUSD
The service termination and delisting of HUSD will start at 08:00 (UTC) on October 28, 2022. In the meantime, users' HUSD assets will be converted to USDT assets at a 1:1 ratio.

The process of Huobi switching from HUSD to USDT will be complete on November 4, which leaves more room for the HUSD token to fall.

Advertisement

Speculators and crypto traders have taken advantage of the situation by shorting HUSD to make profits from its demise.

TRON takeover

TRON founder Justin Sun, who is on the Global Advisory Board of Huobi is set to take over the crypto exchange sometime soon.

As reported by Colin Wu of WuBlockchain, Huobi’s former heads have resigned from the company to make way for Justin Sun and TRON.

Advertisement

Get the latest on the crypto Fear and Greed index, Ethereum, Luna Classic and Shiba Inu's Shiba Eternity game.