Index Coop Introduces Index for Diversified Liquid Ethereum Staking

The product includes Lido's etETH, Rocket Pool's rETH and StakeWise's sETH2

AccessTimeIconJan 25, 2023 at 10:46 a.m. UTC
Updated May 9, 2023 at 4:06 a.m. UTC

Decentralized autonomous organization Index Coop has released an index that offers users diversified liquid-staking assets on the Ethereum network.

The Diversified Stakes ETH Index (dsETH) is designed to make it easier for users to distribute their stake across a range of platforms to earn an aggregated return and mitigate the risk of volatility, Index announced Tuesday.

At inception, the product includes Lido's etETH, Rocket Pool's rETH and StakeWise's sETH2.

Interest in liquid-staking protocols such as these has been on the rise so far this year ahead of Ethereum's Shanghai upgrade, which is set to take place in March. The upgrade will allow ETH stakers to withdraw their tokens, which are locked on the network, thereby attracting more users looking to stake their assets.

The aim of dsETH is to provide users with a way of earning yield on the most prominent staking services without being completely exposed to one particular protocol.


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