Top decentralized finance (DeFi) coins have undergone a severe correction over the past day. Leading names such as MakerDAO’s Maker (MKR), Aave’s AAVE,’s YFI, amongst others, are down 10 percent in the past day.

Bitcoin, by comparison, is only down by approximately 2% in the past day, having fallen from the low-$19,000s to $18,800 now. Ethereum is also only down by a few percent.

The drop in the DeFi market comes in the face of strong fundamental trends. First and foremost, Ethereum 2.0 launched this past week, with this new chain garnering over 1,000,000 ETH in deposits. Further, the total value locked in the DeFi space continues to push to new all-time highs.

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Aave Undergoes Crucial Upgrade

The drop in these coins comes in the face of positive news events pertaining to top protocols in the DeFi space.

Yesterday, Aave announced that it is releasing the second version of the protocol. A company document obtained by CoinDesk indicates that this new version will include an array of new features, including collateral swapping, which will allow users to easily switch the collateral types backing their loans at a low transaction cost:

“Collateral swapping can be a useful tool to avoid liquidations. If the price of your collateral starts to fall, for example, you can simply trade it for a stablecoin so you don’t have to worry about price fluctuations and potential liquidation.”

Many are expecting this upgrade to bring Aave and its native token to the next level. The