Solana DEXes book record volumes following airdrops

As Solana continues its price run, activity is picking up on the network’s DeFi protocols. 

Liquidity on Solana’s largest decentralized exchanges has grown tenfold since October 17, according to a Dune Analytics dashboard. DeFiLlama data shows December DEX volume on Solana beating the previous monthly high, set in November, by almost triple. The volume growth came on the heels of two large airdrops in Solana DeFi, while a third airdrop looms.

Since DeFi caught on in force during 2021, Solana’s decentralized exchanges (DEXes) booked marginal volumes in comparison to DeFi’s main hub, Ethereum. The discrepancy worsened after Solana backer Sam Bankman-Fried was outed for fraud in…

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