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
Binance (Futures) ETHUSDT 0.015 0.01 0.01000 617,479,778 4,298,610,004
Bybit ETHUSD 0.048 0.01 0.01000 460,227,171 1,584,835,467
FTX (Derivatives) ETH-PERP 0.112 0.03 -0.09840 434,058,478 1,131,180,424
Bitfinex (Futures) ETHF0:USTF0 0.147 0.02 0.00000 328,166,823 18,529,967
Binance (Futures) ETHUSD_PERP 0.064 0.01 0.01000 236,359,690 1,672,111,055
Bitfinex (Futures) TETHF0:USTF0 0.808 0.21 -0.25000 217,744,062 18,656,998
BitMEX ETHUSD 0.036 0.01 0.08390 200,233,439 670,400,921
Huobi Futures ETH-USD 0.057 0.01 0.01000 180,888,120 1,178,027,423
Hopex ETHUSDT -0.001 0.00 0.00000 174,614,768 945,380,167
MyCoinStory ETHUSDT_QUANTO_PERP -0.026 0.00 0.24402 158,786,340 667,845
Deribit ETH-PERPETUAL -0.017 0.01 0.00070 125,608,490 204,566,995
BitZ (Futures) ETH_USDT 0.004 0.01 0.00000 107,962,784 322,225,860
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USD-SWAP 0.098 0.01 0.01965 99,686,500 326,242,252
BitZ (Futures) 102 0.039 0.12 0.00000 94,644,211 283,991,832
Bybit ETHUSDT 0.075 0.01 0.01040 93,064,409 168,294,229
ZBG Futures ETH_USDT -0.153 0.01 0.01000 78,294,551 1,075,626
Bitforex (Futures) SWAP-USD-ETH -0.046 0.01 -0.00100 68,938,995 1,970,271,732
Bitget Futures CMT_ETHUSDT 0.003 0.02 0.01001 60,912,025 267,311,540
MXC (Futures) ETH_USDT 0.011 0.01 -0.00390 48,886,112 190,504,456
Kraken (Futures) PI_ETHUSD -0.030 0.03 0.00941 46,303,227 108,992,065
Phemex (Futures) ETHUSD -0.018 0.01 0.03874 22,719,418 19,039,551
Prime XBT ETH/USD 0.000 0.07 0.00000 16,969,135 99,286,933
C-Trade ETHUSD 0.033 0.02 0.04957 16,091,592 2,356,932
BTSE (Futures) ETHPFC 0.150 0.26 0.00000 12,755,172 41,109,666
Phemex ETHUSD -0.173 0.11 0.07048 6,296,398 27,182,027
Bitget Futures ETHUSD 0.022 0.01 0.01183 5,811,942 7,659,470
Prime XBT ETH/BTC 0.000 0.32 0.00000 4,443,525 2,790,403
BitZ (Futures) 2 0.002 0.11 0.00000 2,457,740 37,688,760
Gate.io (Futures) ETH_USD -0.054 0.00 0.09050 1,890,425 3,201,011
CoinFLEX (Futures) ETH-USD-SWAP-LIN 0.251 0.27 0.00000 1,649,603 4,596,313
Futureswap ETH-USD 0.953 0.00 -0.00918 1,495,826 11,031,077
BitZ (Futures) ETH_USD -0.023 0.24 0.00000 1,467,779 13,352,838
BigONE Futures ETHUSD 0.038 0.01 0.01000 1,392,929 42,287,914
Huobi Futures ETH-USDT 0.042 0.01 0.01000 1,171,110 2,997,118,382
Hopex ETHUSD 0.011 0.00 0.00000 1,163,850 39,423
ACDX Futures ETH-PERP -0.178 0.03 0.00000 982,386 33,467,111
BitZ (Futures) 202 0.056 0.14 0.00000 947,450 151,945,180
AAX Futures ETHUSDTFP 4.415 0.02 0.06270 552,085 2,449,046
BigONE Futures ETHUSDT -0.058 0.02 0.03033 432,789 634,637,930
Poloniex Futures ETHUSDTPERP 0.107 0.06 0.00000 411,672 2,032,914
BitZ (Futures) ETH_USDT_BZ 0.007 0.05 0.00000 345,807 32,549,359
BaseFEX ETHUSDT 0.193 0.11 0.01000 293,344 2,867,590
Bit.com ETH-PERPETUAL 3,156.666 0.01 0.00000 227,497 3,594,145
DueDEX ETHUSDT 0.129 0.00 0.01000 148,294 753,162
AAX Futures ETHUSDFP 4.392 0.04 0.13800 105,520 9,860,839
BaseFEX ETHXBT -1.643 3.08 0.01000 80,183 789,729
Alpha5 ETHUSDT -3.767 0.10 0.00010 5,317 204,251
Biki (Futures) 4 0.025 0.05 0.01535 0 2,956,165,354
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USDT-SWAP 0.015 0.01 0.03492 0 482,295,319
CoinTiger (Futures) ETHUSDT -0.036 0.01 0.01000 0 430,751,297
Bitget Futures CMT_ETHSUSDT 0.003 0.02 0.01453 0 294,689,064
Gate.io (Futures) ETH_USDT -0.030 0.00 0.04790 0 126,965,783
Binance (Futures) ETHUSDT_210326 -5.274 0.25 0.00000 0 17,670,699
Perpetual protocol ETH_USDC 0.000 0.00 -0.00130 0 17,464,381
ZBG Futures ETH_USD-R -0.192 0.01 0.12500 0 11,672,956
Stormgain Futures ETH-PERPUSDT 0.000 0.11 0.00400 0 8,024,997
HBTC (Futures) ETH-SWAP 0.020 0.06 0.00899 0 6,786,137
GMO Japan (Futures) ETH_JPY 0.000 0.26 0.00000 0 6,243,922
HBTC (Futures) ETH-SWAP-USDT -0.001 0.03 0.01099 0 3,826,786
ZBG Futures ETH_USD-R20190927 0.000 0.19 0.00000 0 2,922,578
Bitfinex (Futures) ETHF0:BTCF0 0.147 0.03 0.00000 0 2,633,916
BHEX (Futures) ETH-SWAP 0.003 0.20 0.00331 0 1,390,009
Delta Exchange ETHBTC 0.013 0.02 0.01000 0 1,045,567
Bitfinex (Futures) TETHF0:BTCF0 0.559 0.11 -0.25000 0 779,083
Delta Exchange ETHUSDT 0.072 0.01 0.01000 0 603,595
Stormgain Futures ETH-PERPBTC 0.000 0.29 0.00400 0 566,894
MCDEX RQBAP 0.112 0.18 0.03741 0 449,127
Bibox (Futures) 4ETH_USDT 0.000 0.36 0.00000 0 279,456
MCDEX ETH-PERP -6.764 0.29 -0.03509 0 110,000
MXC (Futures) ETH_USD 0.054 0.02 -0.01000 0 57,947
Binance JEX (Futures) ETHUSDT -5.110 0.51 0.01000 0 16
Biki (Futures) 5 -0.187 0.11 0.00526 0 2

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 -1.165 0.01 240,479,390 946,651,609 26/3/2021
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USD-210326 -0.996 0.01 200,076,890 340,885,599 26/3/2021
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USDT-210326 -1.087 0.03 2,975,810 212,471,670 26/3/2021
Binance (Futures) ETHUSD_210326 -1.094 0.01 97,683,450 211,094,097 26/3/2021
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USDT-210625 -4.613 0.11 1,962,640 144,234,444 25/6/2021
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USD-210625 -5.520 0.04 110,134,100 143,275,914 25/6/2021
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USD-210305 -0.052 0.01 14,624,540 141,189,877 5/3/2021
Binance (Futures) ETHUSD_210625 -5.941 0.03 89,633,920 132,703,427 25/6/2021
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USD-210312 -0.418 0.04 5,879,030 127,844,756 12/3/2021
Huobi Futures ETH_CW -0.037 0.02 20,689,300 100,124,209 5/3/2021
Huobi Futures ETH_NQ -5.607 0.06 99,583,850 98,909,032 25/6/2021
Huobi Futures ETH_NQ -2.280 0.11 44,885,370 75,386,941 26/3/2021
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USDT-210305 -0.226 0.04 400,820 73,681,799 5/3/2021
OKEx (Futures) ETH-USDT-210312 -0.463 0.04 307,330 68,739,210 12/3/2021
FTX (Derivatives) ETH-0326 -1.245 0.07 60,261,122 52,105,792 26/3/2021
Huobi Futures ETH_NW -0.384 0.02 17,811,720 38,994,041 12/3/2021
Huobi Futures ETH_NW -0.733 0.12 21,743,370 38,617,103 5/3/2021
Deribit ETH-26MAR21 -0.923 0.07 95,819,737 25,368,199 26/3/2021
FTX (Derivatives) ETH-0625 -6.107 0.05 35,569,477 15,052,566 25/6/2021
FTX (Derivatives) ETH-1231 -12.150 0.24 25,171,700 4,700,378 31/12/2021
Kraken (Futures) FI_ETHUSD_210326 -0.244 0.18 0 3,190,290 26/3/2021
Deribit ETH-24SEP21 -8.948 0.08 42,632,758 2,849,878 24/9/2021
Deribit ETH-25JUN21 -5.642 0.08 40,147,053 2,424,022 25/6/2021
FTX (Derivatives) ETH-0924 -9.561 0.27 14,713,475 1,493,509 24/9/2021

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 MIOTA NEO ONT
ETH 0.75 0.70 0.68 0.68 0.66

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