WhaleStats revealed that as we enter the new year, the richest Ethereum (ETH) whales have accumulated three decentralized finance (DeFi) assets.
According to data from WhaleStats, 1,000 Ethereum whales over the counter are holding SUSHI, the management token of decentralized exchange (DEX) SushiSwap.
The whale watching platform shows that it has purchased an average of 3,499 SUSHIs worth $32,868 in the past week. The second richest ETH whale with total crypto assets of $3.5 billion bought 1.83 million SUSHI worth $17.56 billion in three separate transactions.
The whales also uploaded to local lending and borrowing protocol Aave and purchased 78 AAVEs worth an average of $21,314 over the same time period.
Uniswap (UNI) Purchases Increase
Ethereum whales are also buying Uniswap (UNI). WhaleStats shows that major crypto investors have purchased an average of 678 UNI tokens worth $11,972 over the past seven days. The leading smart contract platform itself made an average of $1.84 million worth of ETH purchases in the same time frame.
Stablecoins Tether (USDT) and USD Coin (USDC) take second and third place.
Ethereum scaling solution Polygon (MATIC) ranks at number five, followed by blockchain-based gaming ecosystem The Sandbox (SAND). stablecoin Gemini Dollar (GUSD) is in eighth place, while decentralized oracle network Chainlink (LINK) is in ninth place.