Positive Outlook for Market as Stablecoin Outflows Diminish

Stablecoin behavior reveals market sentiment, as recent data shows a potential shift towards bullish outlook.

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  • The Stablecoin market has exhibited resilience amidst market turbulence.
  • A decrease in outflows has signaled a potential for a bullish turnaround.
  • A significant exodus of stablecoins has triggered supply depletion.

The market’s mood can often be deciphered by observing the ebb and flow of stablecoins. These digital assets, designed to maintain a steady value, are sensitive market sentiment indicators. Recent data has shed light on the behavior of stablecoins, offering valuable insights into the state of the market.

Analyzing the Netflow data provided by CryptoQuant has revealed that there has been a decline in stablecoin liquidity, as outflows have outweighed inflows. 


However, data from Glassnode on May 13th showed a different perspective when considering the monthly supply change from a higher timeframe standpoint. It revealed a decline in stablecoin outflows, signaling a glimmer of hope as demand and capital return to the digital asset landscape.

FTX Crash and Luna Collapse Lead to Stablecoin Exodus

The market has recently experienced significant shocks, including the Luna collapse and the FTX crash, leading to a massive exodus of stablecoins. 

Market participants swiftly redeemed their tokens following the LUNA collapse, resulting in a peak monthly outflow of -$8.6 billion, severely depleting the supply.

Despite this, the stablecoin market continues to demonstrate strength. According to CoinMarketCap’s latest data, the stablecoin market has a market capitalization of over $130.5 billion, with a trading volume of over $18.7 billion. 

Stablecoin Inflows Rise: Outflows Diminish, Bullish Outlook Ahead

Tether (USDT) leads in market capitalization and trading volume, with a market cap exceeding $82.8 billion and a 24-hour trading volume over $14.6 billion.


USD Coin (USDC) comes in second with a market cap of nearly $30 billion and a 24-hour trading volume of $1.7 billion. 

While we have yet to see a resurgence of dominant stablecoin inflows, the recent decrease in outflows suggests that we may gradually approach that level.

As capital begins to flow back into the space and outflows diminish, there is potential for a shift in overall sentiment towards a more bullish outlook. This could pave the way for a market bounce, offering renewed hope and positive momentum.

On the Flipside

  • Despite the decline in stablecoin outflows, the overall market sentiment remains uncertain, as stablecoin inflows have not yet shown a significant resurgence.
  • The recent decrease in outflows may be temporary.
  • The potential for a market bounce and a more bullish outlook is still uncertain.

Why You Should Care

Understanding the behavior of stablecoins provides crucial insights into the overall market sentiment. As stablecoin outflows decline and demand returns, there is a potential shift toward a more bullish outlook.

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Kyle Calvert

Kyle Calvert is a cryptocurrency news reporter for DailyCoin, specializing in Ripple, stablecoins, as well as price and market analysis news. Before his current role, Kyle worked as a student researcher in the cryptocurrency industry, gaining an understanding of how digital currencies work, their potential uses, and their impact on the economy and society. He completed his Masters and Honors degrees in Blockchain Technology within Esports and Business and Event management within Esports at Staffordshire University.