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Ethereum Futures & Perpetual Contracts Guide

Ether Contracts Listed on Delta Exchange

Symbol
Description
Price
Max Leverage
Settlement Currency
Action

Symbol Description Price Max Leverage Settlement Currency Action
ETH Index Details
ETHUSDT Ether Perpetual Swap 100x USDT See Market
ETHBTC Ether Perpetual Swap 100x BTC See Market

Complete details of the futures and perpetual contracts on ETH that are listed on Delta Exchange are available below.

About Ether

Ether (ETH) is one of the top 5 cryptocurrencies. ETH is the native currency of Ethereum: a global decentralised platform for money and smart contracts. ERC20 tokens are also smart contracts that live on the Ethereum blockchain.

ETH is “digital money” that can be sent over the internet instantly and cheaply, and also be used in many Ethereum-based dapps and smart contracts. like the ones above.

You can margin trade Ether on Delta Exchange using our derivative (i.e. futures and perpetual) contracts. This means that you can go long or short ETH with leverage.

Ether Contracts Listed on Delta Exchange


Trading Ether

Why Should You Trade Ether Futures & Perpetual

You can directly buy or sell Ether. This is called spot trading of Ether. If you buy low and sell high, you will make profit. However, this trade only works when Ether price goes up. Further, leverage trading is not possible in spot trading.

Ether margin trading through derivatives addresses these shortcomings. The ETH futures and perpetual contracts enable you to go benefit from both up and down move in Ether. Further, these derivative contracts have built-in leverage, enabling you to trade big with small capital.

How to Start Trading on Delta Exchange

Starting trading on Delta Exchange is a breeze. Here’s how you can make your first ETH trade on Delta Exchange:

  • Register: This takes < 1min and requires on a verified email address. No other KYC is needed.
  • Fund your Delta Exchange Wallet: Only bitcoins are accepted in the Delta Exchange Wallet. A unique BTC deposit address will be generated for you when you register.
  • Convert BTC to USDC: All futures and perpetual contracts on Delta Exchange are margined and settled either in BTC or USDC. For USDC settled contracts, use the currency convertor to change BTC to USDC.
  • Make your first trade: Now you are all set to trade on Delta Exchange!With Delta Exchange you can not only just trade in Ethereum Futures but also trade in several other altcoins like RippleLitecoinBNB coin etc as well as Bitcoin futures.

FAQs

What are Ethereum Futures?

Ethereum Futures are contracts that allow you to buy or sell Ether at a fixed price on a future date and time. The counterparties are bound to honour the contract by either buying or selling Ether at the price on contract expiry or by settling for profit or loss in cash at expiry. Traders can either go Long i.e agree to buy Ether at a fixed predetermined price on expiry or Short i.e agree to sell Ether at a fixed price upon expiry in the future. Ethereum Futures trading is available on Delta Exchange. Delta Exchange offers a variety of derivative products on Ethereum including Ether perpetual swaps(100x leverage) and daily & weekly MOVE contracts.

How to buy/sell Ethereum Futures?

You can buy/sell i.e long/short ethereum on Delta Exchange. Delta offers Ethereum perpetual swaps with 100x leverage. Once you have created your account on Delta Exchange and made your first deposit, navigate to Ether perpetual swaps on the trading terminal and start trading.

How will bitcoin Futures affect ethereum Futures price?

There is no technical relation between bitcoin future and ethereum future prices. Both bitcoin and ethereum work on a decentralised distributed ledger system known as Blockchain. Bitcoin is the first real application for Blockchain while Ethereum is an open-source, blockchain-based, decentralized software platform used for its own cryptocurrency, Ether. Ethereum allows developers to build blockchain applications. Bitcoin is considered as the Gold standard in the Blockchain universe. Therefore, any price fluctuation in bitcoin is bound to affect the whole cryptocurrency market. Ethereum is by far the closest to Bitcoin in terms of success and shows similar price patterns as that of Bitcoin.

Does Delta Exchange support margin trading?

Delta Exchange offers trading in cryptocurrency Futures.These Futures offer: (a) up to 100x leverage and (b) ability to go both long or short. Crypto Futures not only have the same features as margin trading, but also higher liquidity and lower trading fees.

 

Which cryptocurrencies can I trade on Delta Exchange?

Delta Exchange is a derivatives Exchange. You can trade Futures on cryptocurrencies, but not cryptocurrencies directly. The complete list of Futures listed on Delta is available here.

 

How can I contact Delta Exchange ?

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