Ethereum upgrade to unlock over $30 billion in crypto tokens

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Reuters UK

By Tom Wilson (Reuters) – The software that underpins the second-biggest crypto coin ether is due for a software upgrade on Wednesday that will give investors access to more than $30 billion of the digital tokens. Known as Shapella, the latest upgrade to the Ethereum blockchain will enable investors to redeem an offshoot of ether tokens that they have deposited in return for interest on the blockchain network over the past three years. Such so-called “staked ether” tokens currently account for about 15% of all ether tokens, according to data firm Dune Analytics, and are worth some $31 billion….

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