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
BTSE (Futures) BTCPFC -0.010 0.01 0.00000 2,435,594,330 1,652,097,650
Binance (Futures) BTCUSDT 0.039 0.01 0.01000 2,350,970,753 8,205,090,437
MEXC Global (Futures) BTC_USDT 0.027 0.01 0.01000 1,950,113,865 1,019,144,562
BingX (Futures) BTC-USDT 0.019 0.01 0.00890 1,819,708,687 4,889,981,017
Prime XBT BTC/USD 0.000 0.04 0.00000 1,532,051,400 137,317,655
Bybit (Futures) BTCUSDT -0.006 0.01 0.01000 1,131,490,493 2,235,073,628
Bybit BTCUSDT 0.051 0.01 0.01000 1,073,535,970 3,330,158,640
C-Trade BTCUSDT 0.044 0.01 0.01000 1,056,269,319 48,055,085
BTCEX (Futures) BTC-30SEP22 0.162 0.04 0.00630 981,441,422 846,336,704
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
AAX Futures BTCUSDTFP 0.000 0.07 0.20459 599,756,558 17
FTX (Derivatives) BTC-PERP -0.605 0.02 0.41280 556,680,218 3,931,839,727
Bybit (Futures) BTCUSD -0.040 0.01 0.01000 518,792,235 547,886,425
KuCoin Futures XBTUSDTM -0.049 0.01 0.01000 472,829,543 627,854,382
Binance (Futures) BTCUSD_PERP 0.037 0.01 0.00490 468,507,000 1,136,425,421
Bybit BTCUSD 0.058 0.01 0.00620 445,125,214 732,610,774
Bitfinex (Futures) TBTCF0:USTF0 0.175 0.12 0.00000 413,715,764 72,274,942
Binance (Futures) BTCBUSD 0.058 0.01 0.00192 388,816,232 1,303,135,628
Deribit BTC-PERPETUAL -0.022 0.01 0.00019 348,205,950 168,864,801
BitMEX XBTUSD 0.006 0.01 0.00000 343,574,300 405,676,611
ZBG Futures BTC_ZUSD 0.142 0.01 -0.00543 324,272,699 1,120,235
Gate.io (Futures) BTC_USDT 0.049 0.01 0.01000 322,616,327 279,297,694
OKEx (Futures) BTC-USDT-SWAP -0.032 0.01 0.00748 295,259,300 4,325,657,815
C-Trade BTCUSD 0.044 0.01 0.01000 290,046,548 8,585,645
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
OKEx (Futures) BTC-USD-SWAP -0.019 0.01 -0.00814 205,257,500 679,545,460
AAX Futures BTCUSDFP 0.307 4.21 0.04903 194,079,416 274,981,140
BitZ (Futures) 101 0.023 0.12 0.00000 147,712,494 2,328,854,320
Phemex (Futures) BTCUSD -0.052 0.01 0.01000 143,905,291 417,660,691
Bitfinex (Futures) BTCF0:USTF0 -0.077 0.01 0.01412 111,764,648 9,634,004
MXC (Futures) BTC_USD 0.018 0.06 0.02000 111,583,200 1,212
ZBG Futures BTC_USDT 0.099 0.01 -0.00734 105,190,970 1,418,028
Bitrue (Futures) BTC-USDT 0.025 0.01 0.01016 104,900,004 1,847,722,424
BTCEX (Futures) BTC-31MAR23 -0.076 0.01 0.00030 76,111,971 524,528,810
dYdX Perpetual BTC-USD -0.243 0.01 0.00064 75,722,854 318,641,031
BTCEX (Futures) BTC-30DEC22 0.221 0.02 0.00030 75,710,085 322,017,007
Huobi Futures BTC-USDT -0.043 0.01 0.01043 71,968,519 217,620,567
Bitforex (Futures) SWAP-USD-BTC 0.076 0.01 0.01983 66,732,916 515,172,269
MXC (Futures) BTC_USDT -0.023 0.03 0.00297 63,213,940 113,293,123
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
BingX (Futures) BTC-USDC 0.000 0.02 0.01000 36,416,459 240,974,060
Huobi Futures BTC-USD -0.053 0.01 0.01000 33,295,600 17,251,618
Gate.io (Futures) BTC_USD 0.074 0.03 0.01000 32,483,066 28,057,699
Phemex BTCUSD -0.058 0.10 0.05913 31,597,323 341,056,663
Kraken (Futures) PI_XBTUSD 0.033 0.02 0.00085 28,775,061 13,964,150
KuCoin Futures XBTUSDM -0.071 0.01 0.01000 27,064,079 7,725,789
Bitget Futures BTCUSD 0.004 0.01 0.00469 22,994,034 89,974,754
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
Hopex BTCUSDT -2.019 0.00 0.00000 16,394,223 135,611,173
CoinEx (Futures) BTC-USDT -0.044 0.01 -0.01676 8,489,672 98,309,290
dYdX Perpetual PBTC-USDC 0.090 0.05 0.00001 7,554,375 1,121,936
Hopex BTCUSD -2.021 0.00 0.00000 7,076,300 86,278,108
MEXC Global (Futures) BTC_USD 0.020 0.01 0.00480 6,313,000 36,055
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
HitBTC (Derivatives) BTCUSDT_PERP 0.118 0.03 -0.05848 3,596,103 15,406,349
BIT (Futures) COIN-M:BTC-PERPETUAL -1.599 0.72 0.00000 3,551,174 1,373,094,100
Deribit BTC_USDC-PERPETUAL -0.011 0.01 -0.00052 3,191,155 1,891,005
Perpetual protocol BTC_USDC 0.000 0.00 -0.02000 2,913,536 0
BitMax (Futures) BTC-PERP -0.105 0.00 0.04963 2,439,673 7,922,145
Perpetual Protocol BTC_USD 0.000 0.00 -0.00003 2,305,231 1,143,894
BitZ (Futures) BTC_USDT -0.001 0.03 0.00000 2,082,641 11,464,759
Crypto.com Exchange (Futures) BTCUSD-PERP 0.019 0.01 -0.00048 2,051,227 96,836,296
Kumex XBTUSDTM 0.058 0.11 0.01000 1,999,642 1,926
WOO Network (Futures) PERP_BTC_USDT -0.068 0.02 0.00101 1,938,162 33,613,896
BigONE Futures BTCUSDT -0.018 0.02 0.01000 1,773,975 330,607,370
AscendEX (BitMax) (Futures) BTC-PERP 0.012 0.00 -0.00252 1,743,605 3,132,938
Mango Markets (Derivatives) BTC-PERP -0.092 0.28 0.00583 1,573,348 63
CoinEx (Futures) BTC-USD -0.060 0.02 0.04371 1,498,053 1,373,038
Bithumb (Futures) BTC-PERP -0.099 0.13 0.04236 1,300,023 7,381,074
BigONE Futures BTCUSD 0.001 0.02 0.01000 1,042,516 65,044,941
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
Bit.com (Futures) COIN-M:BTC-PERPETUAL 0.079 0.03 0.00000 789,320 142,086,793,600
ZB (Derivatives) BTC_QC -0.010 0.06 0.01000 666,061 20,640,169
Powertrade (Derivatives) BTC-USD-PERPETUAL -5.503 0.01 5,645,423.00000 514,309 1,134,759
Bit.com (Futures) BTC-PERPETUAL 0.014 0.06 0.00000 503,410 4,689,380
Bitmart Futures 1 0.048 0.01 -0.00151 416,497 660,863,582
Crypto.com Exchange (Futures) BTCUSD-220325 0.086 0.05 0.00000 415,158 359,471
Bitget Futures BTCUSD_DMCBL_230331 -0.541 0.02 0.00000 404,488 1,133,074
Kraken (Futures) PI_BCHUSD 0.000 0.22 -0.21315 393,216 71,933
Bitget Futures BTCUSD_DMCBL_230630 -1.566 0.01 0.00000 343,113 772,418
Bitget Futures BTCUSD_DMCBL_221230 -1.566 0.01 0.00000 343,113 772,418
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 58,703
MCDEX (BSC) BTC-BUSD 0.000 0.80 0.06702 146,347 9,391
CoinFLEX (Futures) BTC-USD-SWAP-LIN 0.056 0.89 0.01810 103,839 18,448
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
Bybit (Futures) BTCPERP -0.104 0.03 0.01000 1,020 15,237,275
Bit.com (Futures) USD-M:BTC-USD-PERPETUAL 0.143 0.02 0.00000 341 40,440,020
Alpha5 XBTUSD 7.706 0.57 0.00003 292 11,194
BIT (Futures) USD-M:BTC-USD-PERPETUAL 0.042 0.08 0.01500 264 54,007,375
Biki (Futures) 28 -0.020 0.13 0.00997 0 4,057,314,709
XT.COM (Derivatives) BTC_USDT 0.016 0.00 0.00930 0 3,563,708,142
BTCEX (Futures) BTC-USDT-PERPETUAL -0.000 0.01 0.01010 0 3,232,013,937
Deepcoin (Derivatives) 4BTCUSDT 0.014 0.01 0.01193 0 2,459,007,805
Deepcoin (Derivatives) BTCUSDT 0.019 0.02 0.00961 0 2,456,578,398
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
BTCC Futures BTCUSDT -0.032 0.01 0.00000 0 1,257,861,309
Bitget Futures CMT_BTCSUSDT -0.003 0.01 -0.01086 0 805,185,697
CoinTiger (Futures) BTCUSDT 0.053 0.01 -0.00014 0 751,347,224
Bitmart Futures BTCUSDT 0.013 0.01 0.01310 0 741,576,864
BHEX (Futures) BTC-PERP-REV -0.014 0.01 -0.01084 0 661,137,486
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
Bybit BTCUSDM21 -1.335 0.01 -0.04060 0 329,470,782
Stormgain Futures BTC-PERPUSDT 0.000 0.03 0.00400 0 312,327,731
BitZ (Futures) BTC_DKKT 2.155 0.07 0.00000 0 297,641,032
XT.COM (Derivatives) BTC_USD 0.078 0.00 0.00690 0 287,394,800
Deepcoin (Derivatives) BTCUSD 0.048 0.04 0.00807 0 207,658,730
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 0 112,962,998
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
Binance (Futures) BTCUSDT_210326 -4.217 0.18 0.00000 0 55,708,338
GMO Japan (Futures) BTC_JPY 0.000 0.03 0.00000 0 45,143,513
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
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
Bitget Futures BTCPERP_CMCBL -0.014 0.01 0.00080 0 23,870,219
Biki (Futures) 25 -0.023 0.12 0.00998 0 15,249,112
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
Globe (Derivatives) BTC-PERP 0.040 0.04 0.00000 0 7,848,067
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 0.01 0.00000 0 3,096,526
Helix (Futures) BTC/USDT PERP -0.007 0.01 0.00000 0 2,219,646
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
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
Bitmart Futures BTCUSD 0.058 0.01 0.01900 0 19,782
Bitmart Futures 32895 0.043 0.03 0.01690 0 15,640
ACDX Futures BTC-PERP -1.082 0.04 0.00000 0 13,950
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
MEXC Global (Futures) BTC_MUSDT 0.012 94.74 0.00000 0 3,350
Bitfinex (Futures) BTCF0:EUTF0 -0.001 0.06 0.00000 0 2,448
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
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-QUARTERLY 0.001 0.01 0 387,930,722 31/3/2023
Binance (Futures) BTCUSD_PERP -0.099 0.11 1,635,700 62,305,943 25/12/2100
Binance (Futures) BTCUSD_230331 -0.745 0.01 105,024,400 58,054,487 31/3/2023
OKX (Futures) BTC-USD-230331 -0.561 0.01 277,005,800 55,823,519 31/3/2023
FTX (Derivatives) BTC-0331 -1.709 0.74 17,744,774 40,056,070 31/3/2023
OKX (Futures) BTC-USDT-230331 -0.724 0.01 38,036,362 32,536,778 31/3/2023
OKX (Futures) BTC-USD-230630 -1.550 0.01 41,646,900 28,337,182 30/6/2023
Binance (Futures) BTCUSD_230630 -1.788 0.01 30,045,200 20,048,655 30/6/2023
Bybit (Futures) BTCUSDM23 -1.152 0.01 14,439,800 16,138,893 30/6/2023
OKX (Futures) BTC-USDT-230630 -1.689 0.01 11,610,370 10,521,269 30/6/2023
OKX (Futures) BTC-USDT-230210 -0.078 0.02 2,164,485 10,198,427 10/2/2023
Huobi Futures BTC_CQ -0.187 0.01 3,433,900 8,852,991 31/3/2023
OKX (Futures) BTC-USD-230210 -0.085 0.02 3,547,500 7,473,655 10/2/2023
OKX (Futures) BTC-USDT-230217 -0.187 0.01 1,080,317 6,380,776 17/2/2023
Bybit (Futures) BTCUSDH23 -0.498 0.02 11,475,071 5,828,625 31/3/2023
Deribit BTC-31MAR23 -0.614 0.03 85,652,950 4,696,343 31/3/2023
Deribit BTC-24FEB23 -0.345 0.04 30,112,740 4,305,857 24/2/2023
OKX (Futures) BTC-USD-230217 -0.231 0.01 1,357,400 4,049,660 17/2/2023
Huobi Futures BTC_CW -0.073 0.02 270,400 3,417,915 10/2/2023
Deribit BTC-10FEB23 -0.094 0.02 8,839,150 2,916,666 10/2/2023
Huobi Futures BTC_NW -0.133 0.06 252,800 2,188,491 10/2/2023
Huobi Futures BTC_NW -0.199 0.13 247,200 2,108,072 17/2/2023
Deribit BTC-17FEB23 -0.226 0.04 2,545,880 1,340,441 17/2/2023
Deribit BTC-30JUN23 -1.372 0.04 34,350,590 722,019 30/6/2023
Deribit BTC-29DEC23 -2.646 0.25 3,318,500 160,122 29/12/2023
Deribit BTC-29SEP23 -1.897 0.05 18,923,980 74,280 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.

ADA XMR ONT MIOTA NEO
BTC 0.68 0.68 0.63 0.63 0.63

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