Breaking: Binance To Dump Its FTX (FTT) Token Holdings

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Binance CEO CZ announced today that exchange will liquidate its remaining FTX (FTT) token holdings. Binance already took an exit from FTX equity last year. Reportedly, $584 Million worth of FTT token were transferred to Binance exchange and token price is already down by 10% in last 24 hrs.

Will Binance Dump More FTT?

As per CZ’s tweet, Binance will liquidate FTT token holding gradually to avoid any market impact. The complete liquidation may take few months as per available liquidity in the market. Binance CEO also clarified that this shall not be taken as an attack on competitor.

Though, as reported by WhaleAlert earlier today 22,999,999 FTT tokens worth nearly 584.8 Million USD were transferred from an unknown waller to Binance exchange. This is a sign that a massive sell off is already underway. 

Binance Dumps FTT Token

FTT Token Price Slumps By More Than 10% In Last 24 hrs

As an effect of huge sell off announcement by Binance, FTT token price is a taking a huge hit. At the time of writing the FTT price is $23.2, 9% down in last 24 hrs. Earlier, as soon as the news broke out, price nosedived to $22 making a new local all time low.

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Why FTT Token Price Is Falling?

As reported by Coindesk, controversial information was revealed in financial documents of FTX exchange and Alameda research. Both these firms have different businesses but the balance sheet of Alameda research shows significant amount of unlocked FTT token worth nearly $3.66 Billion out of total $14.6 billion.

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