How to leverage Ethereum

ETH is Ethereum token.

The ETH 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.

Ethereum 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
MXC (Futures) ETH_USDT -0.003 0.02 0.00827 985,385,032 150,738,726
MEXC Global (Futures) ETH_USDT 0.017 0.03 0.00640 864,810,961 115,725,885
Binance (Futures) ETHUSDT 0.028 0.01 0.00553 832,188,926 7,652,608,065
Bitfinex (Futures) ETHF0:USTF0 0.052 0.01 0.00000 641,968,745 38,076,766
FTX (Derivatives) ETH-PERP -0.021 0.02 0.00240 593,216,195 1,244,753,246
C-Trade ETHUSD -0.152 0.01 -0.17638 435,663,717 29,147,863
Hopex ETHUSDT 0.008 0.00 0.00000 383,461,714 1,546,755,496
Bybit ETHUSD 0.046 0.01 0.00730 343,629,664 1,396,075,584
Huobi Futures ETH-USD 0.017 0.01 -0.02261 297,411,790 752,473,556
Binance (Futures) ETHUSD_PERP 0.014 0.01 0.00443 247,419,590 2,998,447,096
Bitfinex (Futures) TETHF0:USTF0 0.808 0.21 -0.25000 217,744,062 18,656,998
Huobi Futures ETH-USDT 0.063 0.01 -0.01922 201,491,522 2,486,335,236
Phemex (Futures) ETHUSD 0.027 0.01 0.00957 193,794,155 38,015,698
MXC (Futures) ETH_USD 0.136 0.02 0.02000 179,583,950 6,033
Deribit ETH-PERPETUAL -0.022 0.01 -0.00090 174,583,836 294,163,554
MEXC Global (Futures) ETH_USD 0.015 0.02 0.00020 166,817,850 6,332
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USDT-SWAP 0.051 0.01 -0.01254 148,610,153 2,466,510,207
BitMEX ETHUSD -0.140 0.01 0.01000 144,679,210 263,956,855
Bybit ETHUSDT 0.049 0.01 0.01000 123,521,955 541,758,267
MyCoinStory ETHUSDT_QUANTO_PERP -0.094 0.00 0.01989 108,653,252 2,024,852
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USD-SWAP -0.036 0.01 -0.01020 107,777,390 384,940,640
Bitget Futures CMT_ETHUSDT 0.004 0.02 -0.02000 96,592,790 552,915,999
BitZ (Futures) 102 0.039 0.12 0.00000 94,644,211 283,991,832
Kraken (Futures) PI_ETHUSD 0.113 0.03 0.00418 73,797,427 141,831,918
ZBG Futures ETH_USDT -0.079 0.03 0.01000 63,887,363 7,300,435
Prime XBT ETH/USD 0.000 0.04 0.00000 53,352,810 195,969,825
Perpetual protocol ETH_USDC 0.000 0.00 -0.00860 24,430,128 13,753,042
BTSE (Futures) ETHPFC -0.093 0.02 0.00000 24,275,064 83,431,636
BitZ (Futures) ETH_USDT 0.016 0.10 0.00000 22,988,878 204,994,849
Bitforex (Futures) SWAP-USD-ETH -0.007 0.02 -0.00200 16,173,675 14,969,961
dYdX Perpetual ETH-USD 0.612 0.01 0.00822 14,477,865 19,758,765
BitZ (Futures) ETH_USDT_BZ -0.025 0.19 0.00000 12,543,131 1,631,389,199
Prime XBT ETH/BTC 0.000 0.17 0.00000 8,462,261 5,065,001
Bitget Futures ETHUSD 0.021 0.01 0.01000 6,431,180 18,061,420
Phemex ETHUSD -0.173 0.11 0.07048 6,296,398 27,182,027
BitZ (Futures) 2 0.002 0.11 0.00000 2,457,740 37,688,760
Poloniex Futures ETHUSDTPERP 0.048 0.09 0.00000 1,394,575 1,709,498
AAX Futures ETHUSDTFP -0.336 0.06 -0.02025 1,205,587 4,794,229
Hopex ETHUSD -0.016 0.00 0.00000 1,160,940 22,038
BitZ (Futures) ETH_USD -0.090 0.14 0.00000 1,155,373 15,247,458
Gate.io (Futures) ETH_USD -0.293 0.00 0.02060 985,348 2,492,316
BitZ (Futures) 202 0.056 0.14 0.00000 947,450 151,945,180
CoinFLEX (Futures) ETH-USD-SWAP-LIN 0.000 0.01 -0.00050 649,736 14,981,879
AscendEX (BitMax) (Futures) ETH-PERP 0.055 0.00 0.00464 544,254 1,332,710
ACDX Futures ETH-PERP 0.058 0.06 0.00000 542,130 21,480,587
BigONE Futures ETHUSDT -0.100 0.07 0.01000 410,753 392,871,243
BaseFEX ETHUSDT 0.193 0.11 0.01000 293,344 2,867,590
BigONE Futures ETHUSD -0.067 0.07 0.01000 206,237 14,589,629
Bit.com ETH-PERPETUAL -0.127 0.02 0.00000 128,347 1,915,129
BaseFEX ETHXBT -1.643 3.08 0.01000 80,183 789,729
Binance (Futures) ETHBUSD 0.055 0.01 0.00722 7,488 209,558,620
AAX Futures ETHUSDFP -0.423 0.03 0.01051 212 203
Alpha5 ETHUSDT 0.530 0.20 -0.00286 2 212
CoinTiger (Futures) ETHUSDT 0.087 0.01 0.00553 0 765,119,389
Gate.io (Futures) ETH_USDT 0.066 0.00 0.00760 0 692,383,904
Bitget Futures CMT_ETHSUSDT 0.010 0.13 0.01267 0 226,666,164
Biki (Futures) 4 -4.599 0.02 -0.03451 0 208,609,701
BTCMEX ETHUSDT 0.055 0.00 0.01000 0 43,663,073
BHEX (Futures) ETH-SWAP 0.002 0.01 0.01241 0 26,753,747
ZBG Futures ETH_USD-R -0.026 0.02 0.01000 0 21,907,850
Stormgain Futures ETH-PERPUSDT 0.000 0.11 0.00400 0 21,261,887
Binance (Futures) ETHUSDT_210326 -5.274 0.25 0.00000 0 17,670,699
GMO Japan (Futures) ETH_JPY 0.000 0.10 0.00000 0 10,278,773
Bibox (Futures) 4ETH_USDT 0.000 0.36 0.00000 0 6,375,671
HBTC (Futures) ETH-SWAP 0.457 0.10 -0.03984 0 5,631,154
Delta Exchange ETHUSDT -0.228 0.01 0.08250 0 4,483,123
Crypto.com Exchange (Futures) ETHUSD-PERP -0.046 0.03 0.00000 0 3,704,702
Crypto.com (Futures) ETHUSD-PERP 0.000 0.05 0.00000 0 3,644,318
ZBG Futures ETH_USD-R20190927 0.000 0.19 0.00000 0 2,922,578
Bitfinex (Futures) ETHF0:BTCF0 0.054 0.03 -0.01183 0 2,284,096
BHEX (Futures) ETH-SWAP-USDT -0.007 0.02 0.01732 0 1,872,775
Delta Exchange ETHBTC -0.223 0.02 0.01000 0 1,295,656
Bitfinex (Futures) TETHF0:BTCF0 0.559 0.11 -0.25000 0 779,083
HBTC (Futures) ETH-SWAP-USDT 0.069 1.73 0.05189 0 663,148
MCDEX RQBAP 0.112 0.18 0.03741 0 449,127
MCDEX ETH-PERP -6.764 0.29 -0.03509 0 110,000
Crypto.com Exchange (Futures) ETHUSD-210924 0.000 0.22 0.00000 0 69,737
Crypto.com Exchange (Futures) ETHUSD-211231 0.000 0.23 0.00000 0 19,341
Stormgain Futures ETH-PERPBTC 0.000 0.30 0.00400 0 5,414
DueDEX ETHUSDT -0.979 0.00 0.01000 0 636
Futureswap ETH-USD 0.959 0.00 0.00000 0 231
Binance JEX (Futures) ETHUSDT 4.412 0.35 0.01000 0 22
Biki (Futures) 5 -0.187 0.11 0.00526 0 2
Stormgain Futures ETH-PERPUSDC NaN 0.19 0.00400 0 0
Stormgain Futures ETH-PERPDAI NaN 0.11 0.00400 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
Huobi Futures ETH_CQ -0.719 0.01 111,696,480 527,492,122 24/9/2021
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USD-210924 -0.628 0.01 141,686,610 338,439,125 24/9/2021
Binance (Futures) ETHUSD_210924 -0.683 0.01 112,677,240 280,714,974 24/9/2021
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USDT-210924 -0.886 0.03 2,666,850 260,939,404 24/9/2021
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USD-210730 -0.022 0.02 20,751,960 164,791,299 30/7/2021
Huobi Futures ETH_NQ -2.452 0.02 106,361,280 137,579,342 24/9/2021
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USDT-211231 -2.928 0.01 1,153,080 132,264,353 31/12/2021
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USD-210806 -0.024 0.03 11,083,450 119,089,326 6/8/2021
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USD-211231 -2.910 0.04 42,099,570 107,316,918 31/12/2021
Binance (Futures) ETHUSD_211231 -2.925 0.01 30,497,740 98,546,772 31/12/2021
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USDT-210730 0.066 0.10 400,630 97,615,010 30/7/2021
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USDT-210806 0.026 0.06 305,570 64,975,869 6/8/2021
Huobi Futures ETH_CW 0.002 0.01 16,248,170 57,325,171 30/7/2021
Huobi Futures ETH_NW 0.023 0.02 5,536,420 27,762,064 30/7/2021
FTX (Derivatives) ETH-0924 -1.182 0.06 189,373,235 25,918,335 24/9/2021
Huobi Futures ETH_NW 0.068 0.04 5,629,670 22,986,189 6/8/2021
FTX (Derivatives) ETH-1231 -3.271 0.04 64,188,128 20,486,858 31/12/2021
Deribit ETH-24SEP21 -0.724 0.09 78,709,168 17,505,801 24/9/2021
Deribit ETH-30JUL21 -0.123 0.08 21,175,059 9,673,863 30/7/2021
Bybit ETHUSDU21 -0.694 0.02 0 5,976,043 24/9/2021
Bybit ETHUSDZ21 -2.912 0.01 0 5,784,341 31/12/2021
Deribit ETH-6AUG21 0.667 0.10 0 3,990,097 6/8/2021
Deribit ETH-31DEC21 -2.909 0.08 70,178,861 3,827,980 31/12/2021
Deribit ETH-25MAR22 -4.691 0.14 38,491,076 2,366,201 25/3/2022
Deribit ETH-27AUG21 0.417 0.11 2,833,285 679,368 27/8/2021
Deribit ETH-24JUN22 -6.107 0.22 7,724,968 341,213 24/6/2022

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

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

Positive correlation with Ethereum

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 FTT XMR NEO MIOTA
ETH 0.74 0.70 0.70 0.68 0.68

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