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
BitMEX ETHUSD -0.046 0.11 0.04160 168,927,871 324,865,968
FTX (Derivatives) ETH-PERP -0.110 0.10 0.00240 158,146,127 79,733,908
Binance (Futures) ETHUSDT -0.069 0.10 0.03322 124,776,501 564,613,336
Huobi Futures ETH-USD -0.067 0.10 0.01642 91,288,560 683,926,436
Bybit ETHUSD -0.138 0.11 0.02480 70,073,650 161,022,085
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USD-SWAP 0.085 0.00 0.03486 51,670,480 144,974,310
Deribit ETH-PERPETUAL -0.036 0.11 0.00640 39,101,673 26,701,739
MXC (Futures) ETH_USDT -0.054 0.11 0.04210 23,665,301 36,345,491
BitZ (Futures) 102 -0.008 0.13 0.00000 15,640,433 47,060,007
Kraken (Futures) PI_ETHUSD 0.020 0.11 0.09592 14,920,452 9,152,079
BitZ (Futures) 2 -0.087 0.11 0.00000 7,493,185 27,102,441
Bitforex (Futures) SWAP-USD-ETH -0.050 0.11 0.03500 7,108,752 50,999,533
Phemex ETHUSD -0.173 0.11 0.07048 6,296,398 27,182,027
Phemex (Futures) ETHUSD -0.161 0.11 0.04749 5,342,727 11,925,773
Bitfinex (Futures) TETHF0:USTF0 0.143 0.10 0.00000 3,714,732 4,545,442
BTSE (Futures) ETHPFC 0.131 0.14 0.00000 2,597,059 1,722,865
Gate.io (Futures) ETH_USD -0.408 0.00 0.07340 2,594,114 5,560,669
BitZ (Futures) 202 0.082 0.13 0.00000 514,622 18,638,048
BaseFEX ETHUSDT 0.193 0.11 0.01000 293,344 2,867,590
DueDEX ETHUSDT -0.043 0.00 0.01000 96,517 1,061,760
BaseFEX ETHXBT -1.643 3.08 0.01000 80,183 789,729
Biki (Futures) 4 -0.036 0.14 -0.00014 0 217,134,694
Hopex ETHUSDT -0.026 0.00 0.00000 0 169,941,636
Prime XBT ETH/USD 0.000 0.10 0.00000 0 29,665,212
HBTC (Futures) ETH-SWAP-USDT -0.061 0.12 0.00548 0 13,592,783
Bibox (Futures) 4ETH_USDT 0.000 0.10 0.00000 0 8,289,957
Delta Exchange ETHUSDT -0.178 0.11 0.03420 0 6,239,304
HBTC (Futures) ETH-SWAP -0.058 0.12 0.00651 0 4,621,905
ZBG Futures ETH_USD-R 0.000 0.13 0.00000 0 4,619,352
ZBG Futures ETH_USD-R20190927 0.000 0.19 0.00000 0 2,922,578
ZBG Futures ETH_USDT 0.000 0.13 0.00000 0 2,130,409
GMO Japan (Futures) ETH_JPY 0.000 0.54 0.00000 0 1,772,820
BHEX (Futures) ETH-SWAP 0.003 0.20 0.00331 0 1,390,009
Prime XBT ETH/BTC 0.000 0.13 0.00000 0 600,870
Delta Exchange ETHBTC 0.108 0.19 -0.19240 0 320,811
Hopex ETHUSD -0.003 0.00 0.00000 0 95,674
Binance JEX (Futures) ETHUSDT 0.555 0.42 0.01000 0 8,401
Biki (Futures) 5 -0.028 0.16 0.00995 0 1,119
CoinFLEX (Futures) ETH-USD-SWAP-LIN 0.000 0.00 0.00000 0 28

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 -0.337 0.10 94,033,730 638,686,539 26/5/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_CQ -2.492 0.10 170,317,510 577,737,604 25/8/2020
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USD-200925 -2.412 0.00 131,419,360 234,996,810 25/8/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_CW -0.209 0.13 36,005,660 137,744,652 26/5/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_CW -0.208 0.10 14,658,870 134,134,949 7/7/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_CW -0.029 0.10 14,314,410 122,456,935 31/6/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_CW -0.119 0.10 8,317,290 108,362,806 12/5/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_NW -0.204 0.14 6,724,780 104,078,693 12/5/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_CW -0.268 0.10 17,943,880 97,161,952 14/7/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_CW -0.094 0.11 7,726,930 88,395,432 19/5/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_CW -0.010 0.12 10,326,520 86,364,807 10/6/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_NW 0.024 0.11 6,564,810 81,044,877 19/5/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_CW -0.063 0.10 8,906,350 78,956,745 24/6/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_CW 0.082 0.10 10,074,630 74,269,482 3/6/2020
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USD-200807 -0.114 0.00 17,228,570 74,003,890 7/7/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_CW -0.109 0.10 6,140,400 70,582,654 5/5/2020
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USD-200626 -0.123 0.00 40,026,910 68,642,390 26/5/2020
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USD-200731 -0.059 0.00 15,681,260 67,088,660 31/6/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_NW -0.610 0.10 12,606,090 61,761,391 7/7/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_NW -0.132 0.10 7,277,860 54,582,133 3/6/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_NW -0.062 0.10 7,411,500 54,434,315 31/6/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_CW -0.022 0.10 11,334,730 52,403,124 17/6/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_NW -0.433 0.11 15,207,160 50,108,510 14/7/2020
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USD-200814 -0.215 0.00 17,869,110 48,134,840 14/7/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_NW -0.290 0.10 54,106,850 45,097,621 26/5/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_NW 0.161 0.14 7,519,870 43,693,125 10/6/2020
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USD-201225 -4.092 0.00 35,128,250 41,811,940 25/11/2020
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USD-200724 -0.133 0.00 12,485,070 41,741,040 24/6/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_NW -0.140 0.10 9,612,690 39,778,999 17/6/2020
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USD-200612 -0.141 0.00 10,035,220 36,099,360 12/5/2020
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USD-200821 -0.674 0.00 5,404,090 34,054,890 21/7/2020
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USD-200605 -0.142 0.00 9,812,300 33,604,890 5/5/2020
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USD-200710 -0.078 0.00 11,870,460 32,990,260 10/6/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_NW -0.110 0.10 8,750,450 32,370,788 24/6/2020
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USD-200619 -0.059 0.00 9,522,700 31,871,820 19/5/2020
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USD-200703 0.047 0.00 9,152,900 21,859,430 3/6/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_NW -0.773 0.12 8,380,590 16,749,402 21/7/2020
Binance (Futures) ETHUSD_200925 -2.365 0.11 0 15,509,179 25/8/2020
BitMEX ETHUSDU20 -7.339 0.12 0 14,817,584 25/8/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_NQ -4.278 0.10 23,015,350 12,483,789 25/11/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_NQ -2.229 0.15 6,099,160 10,240,686 19/5/2020
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USD-200717 -0.142 0.00 11,142,220 9,933,350 17/6/2020
Deribit ETH-26JUN20 -0.245 0.12 8,830,539 8,873,769 26/5/2020
Deribit ETH-25SEP20 -2.177 0.11 21,425,034 4,508,293 25/8/2020
BitMEX ETHU20 -0.889 0.13 34,301,369 4,496,163 25/8/2020
FTX (Derivatives) ETH-0626 -0.105 0.13 3,937,460 3,964,218 26/5/2020
FTX (Derivatives) ETH-0925 -2.879 0.19 41,731,924 3,322,236 25/8/2020
BitMEX ETHUSDM20 -0.228 0.12 0 2,943,796 26/5/2020
Deribit ETH-25DEC20 -3.638 0.11 12,150,979 1,922,303 25/11/2020
BTSE (Futures) ETHN20 -0.822 0.42 144,324 1,577,715 31/6/2020
BitMEX ETHM20 -0.079 0.14 11,452,665 1,232,538 26/5/2020
BTSE (Futures) ETHQ20 0.456 0.75 175,285 1,028,867 28/7/2020
Kraken (Futures) FI_ETHUSD_200731 -0.196 0.14 0 827,492 31/6/2020
Kraken (Futures) FI_ETHUSD_200925 -0.030 0.11 0 571,746 25/8/2020
Deribit ETH-26MAR21 -4.382 0.17 5,443,481 469,317 26/2/2021
BTSE (Futures) ETHM20 0.187 0.45 316,004 242,193 26/5/2020
Kraken (Futures) FI_ETHUSD_200626 -0.077 0.14 0 232,985 26/5/2020
Kraken (Futures) FI_ETHUSD_200828 0.413 0.11 0 232,296 28/7/2020
Kraken (Futures) FI_ETHUSD_201225 0.239 0.16 0 224,229 25/11/2020
BTSE (Futures) ETHU20 -0.210 0.50 458,286 172,723 25/8/2020
BTSE (Futures) ETHZ20 0.015 0.95 195,823 39,358 25/11/2020
CoinFLEX (Futures) ETHJUN20/USDTJUN20 0.000 0.00 0 94
CoinFLEX (Futures) ETH-USD-200925-LIN 0.000 0.00 0 4

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 OMG NEO
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.