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
CoinTiger (Futures) ETHUSDT 0.328 0.10 0.01902 273,065,886 416,689,163
Binance (Futures) ETHUSDT -0.140 0.10 0.01875 272,482,257 4,176,896,857
MXC (Futures) ETH_USDT -0.070 0.11 0.01890 159,188,810 179,140,401
FTX (Derivatives) ETH-PERP -0.103 0.10 0.01920 145,513,543 643,156,092
Bybit ETHUSD -0.047 0.11 0.01120 139,357,484 929,018,982
BitMEX ETHUSD -0.017 0.11 0.01000 99,827,553 862,220,591
BitZ (Futures) 102 0.039 0.12 0.00000 94,644,211 283,991,832
ZBG Futures ETH_USDT -0.020 0.12 0.01000 93,134,790 1,443,474
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USD-SWAP 0.153 0.10 -0.00290 63,158,420 551,402,477
Bitforex (Futures) SWAP-USD-ETH 0.022 0.11 0.00000 56,586,091 581,118,581
Binance (Futures) ETHUSD_PERP -0.023 0.10 0.01226 53,671,310 558,866,278
Bitfinex (Futures) TETHF0:USTF0 0.009 0.10 -0.03808 48,769,641 23,951,620
Bitget Futures CMT_ETHUSDT 0.003 0.11 -0.01000 44,826,922 361,351,483
Deribit ETH-PERPETUAL -0.031 0.11 0.00070 35,383,732 272,155,327
Hopex ETHUSDT -0.005 0.00 0.00000 34,653,720 434,131,853
MyCoinStory ETHUSDT_QUANTO_PERP -1.596 0.00 0.06106 22,812,089 10,865,848
Prime XBT ETH/USD 0.000 0.17 0.00000 13,369,750 120,553,327
Phemex (Futures) ETHUSD 0.042 0.11 0.02548 12,948,399 42,290,942
Bybit ETHUSDT -0.029 0.11 0.09490 12,683,241 115,406,587
AAX Futures ETHUSDFP 2.399 0.12 -0.03000 10,891,855 176,077,737
Huobi Futures ETH-USD -0.042 0.10 0.01519 10,117,158 2,343,125,655
Kraken (Futures) PI_ETHUSD -0.034 0.17 0.10638 9,892,611 116,265,821
Phemex ETHUSD -0.173 0.11 0.07048 6,296,398 27,182,027
BTSE (Futures) ETHPFC -1.407 0.50 0.00000 5,897,646 12,191,034
Prime XBT ETH/BTC 0.000 0.32 0.00000 4,798,530 5,500,864
Bitget Futures ETHUSD -0.017 0.11 0.01000 4,546,510 10,023,782
AAX Futures ETHUSDTFP 2.426 0.13 -0.03000 3,006,926 22,558,191
BitZ (Futures) 2 0.002 0.11 0.00000 2,457,740 37,688,760
Gate.io (Futures) ETH_USD -0.207 0.00 0.01000 1,945,307 14,358,493
BitZ (Futures) 202 0.056 0.14 0.00000 947,450 151,945,180
Hopex ETHUSD -0.005 0.00 0.00000 885,860 142,538
BaseFEX ETHUSDT 0.193 0.11 0.01000 293,344 2,867,590
Poloniex Futures ETHUSDTPERP 0.174 0.11 0.00000 245,753 6,318,164
Huobi Futures ETH-USDT -0.053 0.10 0.02808 215,937 1,053,741,462
BigONE Futures ETHUSDT -0.098 0.12 0.06285 200,076 486,008,246
DueDEX ETHUSDT -0.039 0.00 0.01000 153,938 196,212,812
BaseFEX ETHXBT -1.643 3.08 0.01000 80,183 789,729
BigONE Futures ETHUSD -0.080 0.13 0.12361 46,956 86,210,547
Biki (Futures) 4 0.021 0.11 -0.02003 0 1,392,260,560
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USDT-SWAP 0.163 0.12 -0.01449 0 562,431,941
Gate.io (Futures) ETH_USDT -0.256 0.00 0.02480 0 126,372,271
Bitget Futures CMT_ETHSUSDT 0.012 0.11 0.02000 0 109,282,934
HBTC (Futures) ETH-SWAP 0.205 0.14 -0.02779 0 21,449,046
Bibox (Futures) 4ETH_USDT 0.000 0.11 0.00000 0 17,294,074
HBTC (Futures) ETH-SWAP-USDT 0.113 0.13 -0.02653 0 12,112,100
ZBG Futures ETH_USD-R 0.120 0.11 0.01000 0 10,690,474
GMO Japan (Futures) ETH_JPY 0.000 0.70 0.00000 0 7,197,071
ZBG Futures ETH_USD-R20190927 0.000 0.19 0.00000 0 2,922,578
CoinFLEX (Futures) ETH-USD-SWAP-LIN -0.534 0.16 0.00000 0 1,620,920
BHEX (Futures) ETH-SWAP 0.003 0.20 0.00331 0 1,390,009
MCDEX ETH-PERP -0.281 0.34 0.00000 0 1,039,294
Delta Exchange ETHUSDT -0.012 0.11 0.05040 0 951,204
Binance JEX (Futures) ETHUSDT -0.953 0.30 0.01000 0 705,440
Delta Exchange ETHBTC -0.029 0.10 0.01000 0 476,574
MCDEX RQBAP 0.112 0.18 0.03741 0 449,127
Biki (Futures) 5 0.009 0.11 0.07903 0 234

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 -1.507 0.10 127,528,370 1,349,137,022 25/12/2020
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USD-201225 -1.367 0.10 136,015,970 680,231,567 25/12/2020
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USDT-201225 -0.850 0.10 3,789,830 255,140,749 25/12/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_CW -0.203 0.11 15,419,160 248,945,786 4/12/2020
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USD-210326 -3.623 0.12 42,536,280 205,586,559 26/3/2021
Binance (Futures) ETHUSD_201225 -1.140 0.10 36,642,980 200,176,774 25/12/2020
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USD-201204 -0.038 0.13 20,120,600 195,993,483 4/12/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_NW -0.488 0.14 12,680,140 150,476,818 4/12/2020
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USD-201211 -0.201 0.10 9,194,900 147,222,550 11/12/2020
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USDT-210326 -2.557 0.11 1,679,680 145,002,759 26/3/2021
Huobi Futures ETH_NQ -3.686 0.10 32,646,780 124,199,096 26/3/2021
Binance (Futures) ETHUSD_210326 -3.655 0.13 24,432,300 110,253,324 26/3/2021
Huobi Futures ETH_NQ -0.493 0.14 29,717,990 74,708,211 25/12/2020
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USDT-201204 0.022 0.15 1,099,110 70,478,894 4/12/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_NW -0.542 0.15 9,563,530 67,512,264 11/12/2020
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USDT-201211 -0.258 0.18 603,030 65,528,666 11/12/2020
Deribit ETH-25DEC20 -0.604 0.19 35,988,297 37,179,075 25/12/2020
FTX (Derivatives) ETH-1225 -1.049 0.11 20,611,459 36,094,472 25/12/2020
BitMEX ETHUSDZ20 -3.864 0.30 22,513,860 28,177,395 25/12/2020
BitMEX ETHZ20 0.516 0.20 13,751,752 17,190,429 25/12/2020
Deribit ETH-26MAR21 -3.047 0.18 14,607,289 10,428,914 26/3/2021
Kraken (Futures) FI_ETHUSD_201225 -0.214 0.13 0 6,629,463 25/12/2020
Kraken (Futures) FI_ETHUSD_210326 -0.161 0.21 0 3,114,236 26/3/2021
Deribit ETH-25JUN21 -4.438 0.15 9,804,230 2,816,748 25/6/2021
FTX (Derivatives) ETH-0326 -3.501 0.17 2,073,858 2,811,525 26/3/2021
BTSE (Futures) ETHZ20 4.592 2.03 1,937,496 1,789 25/12/2020

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 XMR ZIL NEO MIOTA
ETH 0.78 0.73 0.69 0.68 0.68

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