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 0.056 0.11 0.01000 125,127,383 1,096,491,350
Binance (Futures) ETHUSDT -0.007 0.10 0.01000 125,121,825 1,092,588,617
BitMEX ETHUSD -0.126 0.11 0.03830 123,923,650 389,081,281
Bybit ETHUSD -0.151 0.11 0.01000 112,779,308 257,975,910
Huobi Futures ETH-USD 0.116 0.10 -0.02422 83,250,040 1,307,074,569
FTX (Derivatives) ETH-PERP 0.133 0.11 -0.09600 79,392,906 207,974,959
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USD-SWAP 0.042 0.00 -0.00053 41,684,750 251,031,710
BitZ (Futures) 102 0.082 0.13 0.00000 26,637,523 79,619,735
Deribit ETH-PERPETUAL -0.033 0.11 0.00330 24,572,306 90,158,921
ZBG Futures ETH_USD-R 0.000 0.13 0.00000 23,954,384 9,864,669
Hopex ETHUSDT 0.005 0.00 0.00000 21,740,234 262,685,677
MXC (Futures) ETH_USDT -0.020 0.13 0.04960 19,836,912 134,195,956
Bitforex (Futures) SWAP-USD-ETH -0.044 0.15 0.04100 15,558,911 135,522,870
Bitfinex (Futures) TETHF0:USTF0 0.007 0.11 0.00000 10,480,155 5,773,914
Prime XBT ETH/USD 0.000 0.26 0.00000 7,866,680 77,906,770
BitZ (Futures) 2 0.013 0.14 0.00000 6,802,307 36,704,315
Kraken (Futures) PI_ETHUSD 0.044 0.11 0.07495 6,384,945 19,201,770
Phemex ETHUSD -0.173 0.11 0.07048 6,296,398 27,182,027
Binance (Futures) ETHUSD_PERP 0.016 0.11 0.01000 4,322,540 45,160,287
Phemex (Futures) ETHUSD -0.029 0.11 0.01000 3,951,953 18,803,293
BTSE (Futures) ETHPFC -0.186 0.23 0.00000 3,115,149 591,541
Prime XBT ETH/BTC 0.000 0.28 0.00000 2,038,520 3,840,687
Gate.io (Futures) ETH_USD 0.015 0.00 0.01800 1,610,703 2,186,746
BitZ (Futures) 202 0.120 0.17 0.00000 862,238 45,670,718
Hopex ETHUSD 0.000 0.00 0.00000 839,790 177,277
BaseFEX ETHUSDT 0.193 0.11 0.01000 293,344 2,867,590
BaseFEX ETHXBT -1.643 3.08 0.01000 80,183 789,729
DueDEX ETHUSDT -0.072 0.00 0.01000 45,389 877,486
Biki (Futures) 4 -0.046 0.15 0.03694 0 210,277,696
Bibox (Futures) 4ETH_USDT 0.000 0.10 0.00000 0 53,116,048
HBTC (Futures) ETH-SWAP-USDT 0.001 0.13 0.01136 0 36,002,283
HBTC (Futures) ETH-SWAP -0.007 0.12 0.03374 0 5,335,458
GMO Japan (Futures) ETH_JPY 0.000 0.24 0.00000 0 3,157,881
ZBG Futures ETH_USDT 0.000 0.00 0.00000 0 2,943,368
ZBG Futures ETH_USD-R20190927 0.000 0.19 0.00000 0 2,922,578
BHEX (Futures) ETH-SWAP 0.003 0.20 0.00331 0 1,390,009
Delta Exchange ETHUSDT 0.039 0.11 -0.02060 0 1,174,136
Delta Exchange ETHBTC 0.051 0.22 0.01000 0 511,154
MCDEX RQBAP 0.112 0.18 0.03741 0 449,127
CoinFLEX (Futures) ETH-USD-SWAP-LIN 0.000 0.00 0.00000 0 157,689
MCDEX ETH-PERP -0.909 0.37 -0.05563 0 126,398
Binance JEX (Futures) ETHUSDT 0.083 0.39 0.01000 0 56,342
Biki (Futures) 5 -0.041 0.14 0.01000 0 161

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 -1.763 0.10 76,669,720 844,955,683 25/11/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_CQ 0.279 0.10 78,993,440 748,658,989 25/8/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_CQ -0.337 0.10 94,033,730 638,686,539 26/5/2020
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USD-201225 -1.918 0.00 79,665,170 372,883,180 25/11/2020
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USD-200904 0.011 0.00 12,091,840 258,820,470 4/8/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_CW -0.044 0.10 8,486,930 193,379,139 4/8/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_CW -0.014 0.10 11,628,460 182,330,762 21/7/2020
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 0.030 0.10 15,372,200 116,240,783 14/7/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_CW -0.152 0.10 16,088,760 110,182,533 28/7/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_NW 0.213 0.12 8,477,970 108,680,651 11/8/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_CW -0.119 0.10 8,317,290 108,362,806 12/5/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_NW -0.805 0.11 11,755,530 105,086,387 21/7/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_NW -0.204 0.14 6,724,780 104,078,693 12/5/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_CW -0.001 0.10 9,664,500 96,346,222 18/8/2020
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USD-200925 -0.244 0.00 31,590,030 92,864,990 25/8/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_NW -0.015 0.14 38,636,770 91,354,939 25/8/2020
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_CW 0.097 0.10 6,638,640 82,674,959 11/8/2020
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
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USD-200821 -0.085 0.00 16,478,080 75,676,090 21/7/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_NQ -0.493 0.14 29,717,990 74,708,211 25/11/2020
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_NW -0.392 0.11 10,250,960 71,266,004 4/8/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_CW -0.109 0.10 6,140,400 70,582,654 5/5/2020
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USD-200911 0.146 0.00 12,465,200 69,681,730 11/8/2020
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
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USD-200918 0.028 0.00 9,850,830 65,942,820 18/8/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_NW -0.610 0.10 12,606,090 61,761,391 7/7/2020
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USD-200814 -0.071 0.00 17,189,030 60,968,400 14/7/2020
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USD-210326 -2.479 0.00 14,648,130 57,464,930 26/2/2021
Huobi Futures ETH_NW -0.287 0.10 12,185,880 55,838,510 28/7/2020
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
Huobi Futures ETH_NW 0.264 0.13 5,769,740 46,499,631 18/8/2020
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USD-200828 -0.145 0.00 14,514,540 45,898,700 28/7/2020
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-200724 -0.133 0.00 12,485,070 41,741,040 24/6/2020
Huobi Futures ETH_NQ -2.220 0.10 12,461,620 41,495,954 26/2/2021
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-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
Binance (Futures) ETHUSD_200925 -0.535 0.14 6,226,210 25,016,942 25/8/2020
Deribit ETH-25SEP20 -0.289 0.13 17,996,791 24,735,164 25/8/2020
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USD-200703 0.047 0.00 9,152,900 21,859,430 3/6/2020
Binance (Futures) ETHUSD_201225 -2.113 0.15 6,411,340 16,216,950 25/11/2020
Deribit ETH-25DEC20 -1.858 0.19 20,784,742 13,944,405 25/11/2020
FTX (Derivatives) ETH-0925 0.031 0.15 19,012,018 12,292,438 25/8/2020
BitMEX ETHUSDU20 -1.726 0.11 16,760,922 11,799,746 25/8/2020
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
BitMEX ETHUSDZ20 -16.489 0.15 9,584,991 8,076,836 25/11/2020
BitMEX ETHU20 -0.224 0.13 17,526,464 4,588,376 25/8/2020
FTX (Derivatives) ETH-0626 -0.105 0.13 3,937,460 3,964,218 26/5/2020
Deribit ETH-26MAR21 -2.758 0.17 11,740,324 3,410,824 26/2/2021
BitMEX ETHZ20 -0.280 0.13 4,400,695 3,189,699 25/11/2020
BitMEX ETHUSDM20 -0.228 0.12 0 2,943,796 26/5/2020
FTX (Derivatives) ETH-1225 -1.527 0.20 4,826,802 2,484,474 25/11/2020
BTSE (Futures) ETHN20 -0.822 0.42 144,324 1,577,715 31/6/2020
Kraken (Futures) FI_ETHUSD_200925 0.026 0.13 0 1,570,945 25/8/2020
BitMEX ETHM20 -0.079 0.14 11,452,665 1,232,538 26/5/2020
Kraken (Futures) FI_ETHUSD_200731 -0.196 0.14 0 827,492 31/6/2020
Kraken (Futures) FI_ETHUSD_201225 -0.063 0.14 0 743,670 25/11/2020
BTSE (Futures) ETHQ20 0.259 0.76 290,670 737,652 28/7/2020
Kraken (Futures) FI_ETHUSD_200828 -0.078 0.18 0 659,918 28/7/2020
Kraken (Futures) FI_ETHUSD_210326 -0.182 0.11 0 492,338 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
Delta Exchange ETHUSDT_25SEP -0.180 0.14 0 55,247
BTSE (Futures) ETHZ20 -2.334 2.08 371,265 2,708 25/11/2020
BTSE (Futures) ETHU20 2.360 1.22 510,897 2,370 25/8/2020
CoinFLEX (Futures) ETH-USD-200925-LIN 0.000 0.00 0 297
CoinFLEX (Futures) ETHJUN20/USDTJUN20 0.000 0.00 0 94

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

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