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Maker (MKR) price

Maker (MKR) live price in US dollar (USD). View value statistics, market cap and supply.

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Price to USD 24h change
$ 2,580.75
-3.49%
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MKR value statistics

An overview showing the statistics of Maker, such as the base and quote currency, the rank, and trading volume.

Price to USD $ 2,580.75
Price to BTC 0.0405 BTC
Rank 62
24h volume $ 214.28 million
Market cap $ 2.33 billion
Fully diluted market cap $ 2.57 billion
All-time high (daily avg.) $ 4,383.45 on 8/16/2017

Supply information

View the total and circulating supply of Maker, including details on how the supplies are calculated.

901,682.59 MKR
Details
Total supply 995,238.78 MKR
Burned, team or smart contract locked balances. - 93,556.19 MKR
Circulating supply 901,682.59 MKR
Verified supply 90.6%
Circulating supply 901,682.59 MKR
Total supply 995,238.78 MKR
Smart contract address 0x9f8f72aa9304c8b593d555f12ef6589cc3a579a2

Top Maker exchanges

The top crypto exchanges that have Maker available for trading, ranked by 24h trading volume and the current price.

Exchange 24h volume
$ 38.98 million
$ 2,574.31
$ 27.07 million
$ 2,577.39
$ 22.90 million
$ 2,581.17
$ 20.67 million
$ 2,566.08
$ 19.74 million
$ 2,576.00
All MKR exchanges

Top Maker markets

A list of the top Maker markets across all crypto exchanges based on the highest 24h trading volume, with their current price.

Market 24h volume
1 MKR/USDT DigiFinex
$ 38.99 million
$ 2,574.97
2 MKR/USDT Bitwired
$ 22.90 million
$ 2,581.82
3 MKR/USDT Binance
$ 20.45 million
$ 2,575.54
4 MKR/USD Coinbase Pro
$ 18.56 million
$ 2,564.48
5 MKR/USDT OKEx
$ 13.62 million
$ 2,571.84
All MKR markets

What is Maker

Maker (MKR) is a token on the Ethereum blockchain with the aim to govern, secure and support the Dai Stable Coin system (DCS). It is a smart contract platform that controls and sells Dai; Maker stabilizes the value of Dai to one U.S. dollar using external market mechanisms and economic incentives. Without the need of using a third centralized party, Maker aims to offer a transparent stablecoin system that is operating on the Ethereum blockchain. The Maker Platform has two coins: Makercoin (MKR) and Dai (DAI); Dai is a stable coin that is used for payments, savings, or collateral.

The goal of Maker

Maker has three important functions on the Maker Platform. The first is utility; you can only use Maker to pay the fees accumulated on Customer Data Platforms (CPDs) that generate Dai in the Maker system. When someone pays a fee, a Maker coin is burned from the supply, which will then decrease. The second function is governance; holders use Maker to vote for the risk management and logistics of the Maker system. And the third is recapitalization resource. If parts of the collateral portfolio become under-collateralized, the system immediately creates new Maker tokens and sells them. This gains money to capitalize the shortfall of value in the system and brings the entire Maker system back from insolvency.

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