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Celsius pays down 143M in DAI loans since July 1

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Celsius (CEL) has repaid a considerable quantity of its excellent debt to Maker (MKR) protocol for the reason that starting of the month, signaling that the troubled crypto lending platform was making an attempt to stave off a whole collapse amid credible rumors of insolvency. 

Since July 1, Celsius has repaid $142.8 million value of Dai (DAI) stablecoins throughout 4 separate transactions, in accordance to knowledge from DeFi Explorer. The crypto lender nonetheless has $82 million in excellent debt owed to Maker. Out of $1.8 billion in lifetime investments, the agency’s losses presently stand at $667.2 million.

With the mortgage repayments, Celsius’ liquidation worth on its Wrapped Bitcoin (wBTC) mortgage has dropped to $4,966.99 Bitcoin (BTC). The liquidation worth reportedly fell by almost half since Celsius posted a $64 million DAI cost on July 4, mere hours after it paid $50 million in DAI.

Celsius is amongst a number of crypto blue-chip corporations getting ready to insolvency after excessive market circumstances triggered historic losses throughout a number of positions. The agency paused withdrawals in mid-June as a result of excessive market circumstances and later introduced on new authorized counsel to advise on restructuring. Reports that United States mega-bank Goldman Sachs was trying to amass Celsius’ property quickly surfaced.

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Despite liquidity points and indicators of an imminent collapse in its enterprise, Celsius was reportedly nonetheless paying rewards as of final week. Although Celsius customers have been nonetheless receiving rewards, they have been unable to withdraw them as a result of liquidity constraints.