How to leverage Bitcoin

BTC is Bitcoin token.

The BTC is a volatile asset, therefore can be benefited in trading by usage of leverage.

Derivatives serving as perpetuals and future contracts are accessible on many crypto venues. Trading position can be leveraged even 125 times.

Bitcoin Perpetual Future Contracts

For the purpose of leveraging your position, you can benefit from perpetual swaps.

Exchange Symbol Premium (-)
Discount (+)
Spread Funding Rate Open Intrest 24h Volume
MEXC Global (Futures) BTC_USDT 0.022 0.01 0.00500 3,195,999,796 1,894,659,954
Binance (Futures) BTCUSDT 0.045 0.01 0.01000 2,661,469,562 12,176,739,369
BingX (Futures) BTC-USDT 0.000 0.01 -0.01000 2,070,512,236 4,059,926,840
C-Trade BTCUSDT 0.037 0.02 0.01000 1,854,866,904 75,735,017
FTX (Derivatives) BTC-PERP 0.002 0.02 0.00720 1,338,369,144 2,367,991,034
BTCEX (Futures) BTC-31MAR23 -0.634 0.01 0.00860 1,205,320,343 790,530,990
BTCEX (Futures) BTC-30DEC22 -0.316 0.01 0.00860 1,205,320,343 551,320,967
Bybit (Futures) BTCUSDT 0.057 0.01 -0.01640 1,156,700,333 3,568,440,967
Prime XBT BTC/USD 0.000 0.05 0.00000 1,115,515,400 77,903,393
Bybit BTCUSDT 0.051 0.01 0.01000 1,073,535,970 3,330,158,640
BTCEX (Futures) BTC-30SEP22 0.162 0.04 0.00630 981,441,422 846,336,704
Gate.io (Futures) BTC_USDT -0.017 0.01 0.01000 942,923,906 481,522,861
BTSE (Futures) BTCPFC 0.039 0.08 0.00000 879,451,624 332,563,363
Bitget Futures CMT_BTCUSDT 0.008 0.02 -0.00136 650,218,862 2,589,428,358
BTCEX (Futures) BTC-24JUN22 0.078 0.06 0.01000 600,632,539 1,089,317,456
KuCoin Futures XBTUSDTM 0.004 0.02 0.00270 568,583,915 1,089,934,340
Bybit BTCUSD 0.058 0.01 0.00620 445,125,214 732,610,774
Deribit BTC-PERPETUAL -0.021 0.01 0.00000 444,217,020 256,078,158
Bybit (Futures) BTCUSD 0.034 0.01 0.01000 443,385,529 745,711,979
Phemex (Futures) BTCUSD 0.094 0.01 0.01000 439,860,514 4,286,376,748
Bitfinex (Futures) TBTCF0:USTF0 0.175 0.12 0.00000 413,715,764 72,274,942
Binance (Futures) BTCUSD_PERP 0.047 0.01 0.00580 355,822,900 2,460,153,777
Crypto.com Exchange (Futures) BTCUSD-PERP -0.002 0.01 0.00040 355,140,798 355,140,798
BitMEX XBTUSD 0.006 0.01 0.00000 343,574,300 405,676,611
AAX Futures BTCUSDTFP 0.006 0.01 -0.00570 338,151,444 481,481,147
ZBG Futures BTC_ZUSD 0.142 0.01 -0.00543 324,272,699 1,120,235
Binance (Futures) BTCBUSD 0.049 0.01 0.00196 323,373,698 1,865,651,395
OKEx (Futures) BTC-USDT-SWAP -0.032 0.01 0.00748 295,259,300 4,325,657,815
BTCMEX BTCUSD 0.084 0.00 0.01000 289,778,991 2,143,017,004
BTCMEX BTCUSDT 0.050 0.00 0.01000 289,778,991 572,722,079
BTCC Futures BTCUSDT 0.027 0.01 0.00000 267,232,795 478,780,209
AAX Futures BTCUSDFP -1.530 0.17 -0.01074 236,029,257 336,119,270
OKEx (Futures) BTC-USD-SWAP -0.019 0.01 -0.00814 205,257,500 679,545,460
BitZ (Futures) 101 0.023 0.12 0.00000 147,712,494 2,328,854,320
Huobi Futures BTC-USDT 0.052 0.01 0.00741 137,088,791 343,934,487
C-Trade BTCUSD 0.054 0.02 0.01000 131,810,170 16,945,622
Bitfinex (Futures) BTCF0:USTF0 -0.064 0.01 0.00180 112,902,251 8,088,415
MXC (Futures) BTC_USD 0.018 0.06 0.02000 111,583,200 1,212
Bitrue (Futures) BTC-USDT -0.016 0.01 0.01033 107,470,412 1,505,560,132
ZBG Futures BTC_USDT 0.099 0.01 -0.00734 105,190,970 1,418,028
Bitforex (Futures) SWAP-USD-BTC 0.039 0.01 -0.00603 83,992,116 1,586,851,567
MXC (Futures) BTC_USDT -0.023 0.03 0.00297 63,213,940 113,293,123
BingX (Futures) BTC-USDC 0.000 0.02 0.01000 60,698,406 334,999,370
MyCoinStory BTCUSDT -0.016 0.02 0.01000 51,117,733 18,546,549
MCS BTCUSDT -0.159 0.12 0.01000 50,901,999 13,793,324
Huobi Futures BTC-USD 0.043 0.01 0.01000 45,678,300 73,707,050
dYdX Perpetual BTC-USD 0.027 0.02 0.00157 44,674,271 218,807,968
KuCoin Futures XBTUSDM 0.077 0.02 -0.00380 39,853,348 9,391,639
Phemex BTCUSD -0.058 0.10 0.05913 31,597,323 341,056,663
Kraken (Futures) PI_XBTUSD -0.040 0.06 -0.00042 30,732,077 45,791,143
Bitget Futures BTCUSD 0.004 0.01 0.00469 22,994,034 89,974,754
Gate.io (Futures) BTC_USD 0.017 0.02 0.00300 18,724,293 16,006,574
BitZ (Futures) 201 -0.009 0.13 0.00000 17,312,302 268,684,298
BaseFEX BTCUSDT -0.079 0.04 0.01000 17,272,631 18,032,837
MEXC Global (Futures) BTC_USD 0.052 0.01 0.02080 15,563,800 96,018
CoinEx (Futures) BTC-USDT -0.036 0.01 -0.00898 9,982,572 149,978,179
Hopex BTCUSDT 0.077 0.00 0.00000 9,380,366 876,750,948
dYdX Perpetual PBTC-USDC 0.090 0.05 0.00001 7,554,375 1,121,936
Deribit BTC_USDC-PERPETUAL -0.003 0.02 0.00001 6,305,377 3,260,216
BitZ (Futures) 1 0.055 0.11 0.00000 5,427,012 84,214,110
Kumex XBTUSDM -0.052 0.11 0.01000 4,542,007 12,254,524
BitMEX BCHUSD -0.071 0.05 0.02690 4,286,551 2,071,978
Drift Protocol BTC-PERP 0.000 0.00 0.12668 4,226,706 0
Bit.com BTC-PERPETUAL 0.197 0.02 0.00000 4,090,270 6,338,440
Perpetual protocol BTC_USDC 0.000 0.00 -0.02000 2,913,536 0
WOO Network (Futures) PERP_BTC_USDT -0.018 0.02 0.00047 2,685,228 26,120,024
BitMax (Futures) BTC-PERP -0.105 0.00 0.04963 2,439,673 7,922,145
BitZ (Futures) BTC_USDT -0.001 0.03 0.00000 2,082,641 11,464,759
Kumex XBTUSDTM 0.058 0.11 0.01000 1,999,642 1,926
Hopex BTCUSD 0.125 0.00 0.00000 1,844,910 21,592
AscendEX (BitMax) (Futures) BTC-PERP 0.208 0.00 -0.00376 1,794,007 1,411,065
CoinEx (Futures) BTC-USD -0.067 0.02 -0.00804 1,588,294 2,935,239
Bithumb (Futures) BTC-PERP -0.099 0.13 0.04236 1,300,023 7,381,074
BigONE Futures BTCUSDT -0.079 0.02 0.08656 1,275,917 397,963,065
Mango Markets (Derivatives) BTC-PERP -0.224 0.17 -0.00321 1,237,921 866,501
BigONE Futures BTCUSD -0.068 0.02 0.02097 1,008,946 99,606,356
Bit.com (Futures) BTC-PERPETUAL 0.034 0.09 0.00000 859,210 13,380,800
ZB (Derivatives) BTC_USDT 0.994 0.13 0.01000 848,581 774,149,658
dYdX Perpetual (L1) PBTC-USDC 0.128 77.50 0.00000 843,580 410,367
Kraken (Futures) PI_BCHUSD 0.000 0.17 -0.19521 715,414 900,840
ZB (Derivatives) BTC_QC -0.010 0.06 0.01000 666,061 20,640,169
Crypto.com Exchange (Futures) BTCUSD-220325 0.086 0.05 0.00000 415,158 359,471
Bitmart Futures 1 0.017 0.01 0.01510 404,991 566,863,869
BaseFEX BTCUSD 0.013 0.04 0.01000 314,593 3,087,350
Crypto.com Exchange (Futures) BTCUSD-220225 0.234 0.22 0.00000 291,801 203,876
Bit.com (Futures) BTC-USDT-PERPETUAL -0.065 0.06 0.00000 243,717 23,094,340
CoinFLEX (Futures) BTC-USD-SWAP-LIN 0.005 0.17 0.00080 157,902 31,392
MCDEX (BSC) BTC-BUSD 0.000 0.80 0.06702 146,347 9,391
Crypto.com Exchange (Futures) BTCUSD-211231 0.017 0.11 0.00000 86,159 148,680
Crypto.com Exchange (Futures) BTCUSD-220624 -0.156 0.02 0.00000 70,307 136,184
BitZ (Futures) BTC_USD -0.001 0.08 0.00000 50,787 296,651
Crypto.com Exchange (Futures) BTCUSD-220930 -0.983 0.04 0.00000 44,827 376,080
Crypto.com Exchange (Futures) BTCUSD-220527 -0.093 0.10 0.00000 21,324 18,506
MCDEX (Arbitrum) BTC-USDC -2.771 0.20 -0.00005 18,218 4,556
Crypto.com Exchange (Futures) BTCUSD-220128 0.061 0.10 0.00000 17,046 60,591
Crypto.com Exchange (Futures) BTCUSD-220429 0.054 0.10 0.00000 7,160 7,059
Crypto.com Exchange (Futures) BTCUSD-220729 -0.526 0.05 0.00000 5,735 3,564
Alpha5 XBTUSD 7.706 0.57 0.00003 292 11,194
BTCEX (Futures) BTC-USDT-PERPETUAL -0.009 0.01 0.00860 0 5,290,182,569
Deepcoin (Derivatives) BTCUSDT -0.004 0.02 -0.02075 0 4,374,317,971
Biki (Futures) 28 -0.020 0.13 0.00997 0 4,057,314,709
BTCEX (Futures) BTC-25MAR22 -0.302 0.01 0.01000 0 1,631,238,351
HBTC (Futures) BTC-PERP-REV -0.004 0.01 -0.02077 0 1,586,088,571
CoinTiger (Futures) BTCUSDT 0.036 0.01 0.01000 0 1,225,023,834
Bitget Futures CMT_BTCSUSDT -0.003 0.01 -0.01086 0 805,185,697
BHEX (Futures) BTC-PERP-REV -0.014 0.01 -0.01084 0 661,137,486
Stormgain Futures BTC-PERPUSDT 0.000 0.04 0.00400 0 555,621,821
BHEX (Futures) BTC-PERP-BUSDT -0.014 0.01 0.00422 0 544,266,307
Biki (Futures) 11 -0.022 0.10 0.00993 0 460,193,559
Deepcoin (Derivatives) BTCUSD 0.051 0.05 0.01963 0 341,988,938
Bybit BTCUSDM21 -1.335 0.01 -0.04060 0 329,470,782
BitZ (Futures) BTC_DKKT 2.155 0.07 0.00000 0 297,641,032
Bybit BTCUSDU21 -6.760 0.01 -0.04060 0 205,364,120
HBTC (Futures) BTC-PERP-BUSDT 0.051 0.01 -0.00284 0 203,428,138
BitZ (Futures) 301 0.042 0.12 0.00000 0 186,963,949
Biki (Futures) 1 1.440 0.02 -0.16641 0 140,945,714
Bitflyer (Futures) FX_BTC_JPY 0.000 0.02 0.00000 0 131,645,676
Biki (Futures) 29 -0.020 0.12 0.01544 0 107,521,811
Biki (Futures) 17 -0.019 0.11 0.01790 0 99,640,498
GMO Japan (Futures) BTC_JPY 0.000 0.04 0.00000 0 57,159,349
Binance (Futures) BTCUSDT_210326 -4.217 0.18 0.00000 0 55,708,338
Biki (Futures) 16 0.027 0.11 -0.03174 0 43,147,817
HBTC (Futures) BTC-SWAP -0.019 0.07 -0.00668 0 39,112,668
Bitget Futures BTCPERP_CMCBL 0.030 0.01 -0.00520 0 35,710,446
HBTC (Futures) BTC-SWAP-USDT -0.064 0.02 0.01014 0 30,321,688
Crypto.com (Futures) BTCUSD-PERP 0.000 0.05 0.00000 0 28,463,889
ZBG Futures BTC_USD-R 0.243 0.01 -0.00638 0 27,563,179
Delta Exchange BTCUSDT -0.176 0.01 0.05600 0 23,882,819
Biki (Futures) 25 -0.023 0.12 0.00998 0 15,249,112
HitBTC (Derivatives) BTCUSDT_PERP -0.035 0.01 0.01000 0 12,016,708
Biki (Futures) 27 -0.020 0.12 0.00998 0 10,865,415
Biki (Futures) 26 -0.023 0.15 0.00993 0 10,138,308
Biki (Futures) 21 -0.024 0.14 0.00997 0 10,103,314
Biki (Futures) 15 -0.021 0.12 0.00997 0 9,924,614
Delta Exchange BTCUSD -0.116 0.01 0.06750 0 8,511,155
ZBG Futures BTC_USD-R20190927 0.000 0.11 0.00000 0 8,043,860
Biki (Futures) 24 -0.028 0.17 0.00166 0 6,828,717
Biki (Futures) 19 -0.121 0.11 -0.00003 0 6,584,926
Biki (Futures) 18 0.063 0.12 0.01940 0 6,486,261
Injective Exchange (Futures) BTC/USDT PERP 0.224 0.09 0.00760 0 4,008,293
Bibox (Futures) 4BTC_USDT 0.000 0.02 0.00000 0 3,028,979
Perpetual Protocol BTC_USD 0.000 0.00 -0.00002 0 1,862,248
Crypto.com (Futures) BTCUSD-210625 0.000 0.06 0.00000 0 868,907
MCDEX (BSC) BTC-USX -0.548 0.00 0.00000 0 561,379
Helix (Futures) BTC/USDT PERP -0.001 0.05 0.00040 0 377,524
ZBG Futures BTC_USD-R20190628 0.000 0.11 0.00000 0 311,190
Injective Pro (Futures) BTC/USDT PERP -0.451 0.03 0.00040 0 292,561
Biki (Futures) 14 -0.021 0.14 0.00998 0 280,646
BHEX (Futures) BTC-SWAP-USDT 0.004 0.12 -0.02497 0 124,255
Crypto.com Exchange (Futures) BTCUSD-210924 0.183 0.13 0.00000 0 114,430
BHEX (Futures) BTC-SWAP 0.052 0.07 -0.01350 0 39,659
MCDEX 00002 0.000 0.00 0.00000 0 34,889
Crypto.com Exchange (Futures) BTCUSD-211126 0.065 0.09 0.00000 0 25,256
EQONEX (Perpetual) 25 -2.339 7.41 -80.48430 0 20,713
ACDX Futures BTC-PERP -1.082 0.04 0.00000 0 13,950
Bitmart Futures 32895 0.068 0.02 0.01106 0 13,855
Bitfinex (Futures) BTCF0:EUTF0 -0.130 0.06 0.00000 0 11,100
Crypto.com (Futures) BTCUSD-210924 0.000 0.12 0.00000 0 9,349
Crypto.com (Futures) BTCUSD-211231 0.000 0.24 0.00000 0 8,974
Crypto.com Exchange (Futures) BTCUSD-210625 0.000 0.33 0.00000 0 5,475
MCDEX BTC-USDC -0.369 0.12 0.03156 0 2,262
Liquid Perpetuals P-BTCUSD -1.188 1.19 0.00500 0 1,212
BitZ (Futures) BTC_USDT_BZ -1.676 0.04 0.00000 0 868
Biki (Futures) 2 -0.170 0.11 -0.13722 0 406
DueDEX BTCUSD 0.663 0.00 0.01000 0 134
DueDEX BTCUSDT -2.508 0.00 0.01000 0 126
Liquid Perpetuals P-BTCJPY -2.114 1.00 0.04700 0 105
Binance JEX (Futures) BTCUSDT 0.491 0.86 0.01000 0 10
Powertrade (Derivatives) BTC-USD-PERPETUAL -0.370 0.00 5,645,423.00000 0 0
MCDEX (BSC) BTC-ETH 0.310 0.02 0.00000 0 0
Stormgain Futures BTC-PERPDAI NaN 0.04 0.00400 0 0
Stormgain Futures BTC-PERPUSDC NaN 0.11 0.00400 0 0
Stormgain Futures BTC-PERPUDAI NaN 0.11 0.00400 0 0
Prime XBT BTC/USDC 0.000 0.00 0.00000 0 0
Prime XBT BTC/USDT 0.000 0.00 0.00000 0 0
CoinFLEX (Futures) BTC-USD-SWAP-LIN_LIQ 0.000 0.00 0.00000 0 0
CoinFLEX (Futures) BTC-USD-SWAP-LIN-LIQ 0.000 0.00 0.00000 0 0

Leveraging by Futures

Furthermore, future contracts can be used to leverage position.

Exchange Symbol Premium (-)
Discount (+)
Spread Open Intrest 24h Volume Expiry Date
BTCC Futures BTC-WEEKLY 0.032 0.01 860,383,072 1,541,683,269 7/10/2022
BTCC Futures BTC-QUARTERLY 0.027 0.01 149,637,938 268,116,917 31/3/2023
BTCC Futures BTC-DAILY 0.030 0.01 120,243,240 215,451,643 4/10/2022
Binance (Futures) BTCUSD_221230 -0.499 0.01 131,767,000 142,753,597 30/12/2022
OKX (Futures) BTC-USD-221230 -0.199 0.01 575,134,900 96,082,905 30/12/2022
OKX (Futures) BTC-USDT-221230 -0.326 0.01 11,215,000 66,078,546 30/12/2022
Binance (Futures) BTCUSD_PERP -0.099 0.11 1,635,700 62,305,943 25/12/2100
Binance (Futures) BTCUSD_230331 -0.769 0.01 10,262,600 58,275,312 31/3/2023
OKX (Futures) BTC-USD-230331 -0.400 0.02 127,652,800 54,482,959 31/3/2023
OKX (Futures) BTC-USD-221007 0.060 0.02 18,002,300 44,352,307 7/10/2022
Huobi Futures BTC_CQ -0.131 0.01 13,080,300 41,325,700 30/12/2022
OKX (Futures) BTC-USDT-221007 0.019 0.02 2,449,300 37,931,904 7/10/2022
FTX (Derivatives) BTC-1230 -0.324 0.01 204,937,509 28,851,384 30/12/2022
OKX (Futures) BTC-USD-221014 -0.016 0.02 9,371,300 27,394,971 14/10/2022
OKX (Futures) BTC-USDT-230331 -0.630 0.05 3,740,300 25,109,666 31/3/2023
OKX (Futures) BTC-USDT-221014 -0.069 0.02 2,149,100 22,320,162 14/10/2022
Deribit BTC-30DEC22 -0.230 0.01 140,268,490 15,771,819 30/12/2022
Huobi Futures BTC_NW -0.035 0.01 1,096,300 9,347,587 14/10/2022
Huobi Futures BTC_CW 0.033 0.01 1,711,300 9,119,931 7/10/2022
Deribit BTC-28OCT22 -0.199 0.04 22,769,310 8,673,933 28/10/2022
FTX (Derivatives) BTC-0331 -0.658 0.02 27,698,295 5,198,073 31/3/2023
Huobi Futures BTC_NW 0.027 0.01 1,411,800 4,990,539 7/10/2022
Deribit BTC-14OCT22 -0.052 0.03 2,448,850 4,351,242 14/10/2022
Deribit BTC-7OCT22 -0.116 0.04 4,594,890 4,207,062 7/10/2022
Deribit BTC-31MAR23 -0.440 0.03 69,300,440 3,266,724 31/3/2023
Deribit BTC-25NOV22 -0.151 0.03 2,174,830 3,090,120 25/11/2022
Deribit BTC-30JUN23 -0.715 0.10 28,244,380 1,192,999 30/6/2023
Deribit BTC-29SEP23 -0.795 0.14 1,027,360 985,110 29/9/2023

Besides there are other derivatives which can be considered for the purpose of leveraging.

Indexes as partly correlated with BTC can be also considered for accelerating trades.

Positive correlation with Bitcoin

Identifying long term correlated crypto assets can also serve as an alternative for leveraging. The alternative can come with more derivative choice and higher volumes.

FTT ADA XMR MIOTA ONT
BTC 0.71 0.68 0.68 0.63 0.63

Check other correlations with Bitcoin or use a custom form to check BTC changes in correlation coefficient with other token.