During December, highly scalable blockchain Near and its underlying asset has experienced an important rally. Coming in hot from a monthly low at around $6, the NEAR token currently trades at $15,37, close to its all-time high north of the $16 mark.
In the past 7-days, according to data from Coingecko, NEAR has record a 71.5% rally and an 87.4% increase in the last 30 days. The team behind the protocol has been announcing improvements and partnerships that have contributed with this token’s trend to the upside.
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Terra’s UST stablecoin integration with NEAR and the Aurora ecosystem has been a highly expected event by users. Per an official post, the integration was facilitated by a partnership with NearPad, an Aurora DeFi gateway, and Rose, a liquidity and stableswap borrowing protocol running on the same ecosystem.
The team behind NEAR believes the partners will be able to strengthen the Terra ecosystem and stablecoin UST as they become more adopted on Aurora. In that sense, users will have several new use cases that will be able to leverage including moving assets from Aurora to Terra or any other compatible blockchain.
Users will be incentive to participate and to provide UST liquidity on the aforementioned ecosystems. Aiden Knox, founder of NearPad and Rose claimed the following on this integration:
Partnering with Terra to bring UST to ecosystem to our community will be a big step…