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Margin Trading FAQs

Can a trader lose more than his Initial Margin on Delta Exchange?

No. Delta Exchange has a sophisticated liquidation mechanism and ADL system in place to ensure that no trader loses more than the initial margin. ...

What is the meaning of max buy or min sell that I see in the order placement section?

Trading on Delta Exchange happens within the ‘allowed trading band’ which is defined as the -/+2.5% range around the current Mark Price. For buy trades, the upper bound (Max Price) of the trading band is applicable. This means any buy order cannot execute at a price greater than Mark Pri...

Does Delta Exchange impose any limits on position size?

Yes, each contract has maximum allowed position size which is specified in terms of number of contracts and is available in the contracts specification page. ...

Does Delta Exchange have an insurance fund?

While an insurance fund is in the works, currently we don’t have one. In case we are unable to liquidate a position before its bankruptcy price is breached, the position is closed via auto-deleveraging. ...

Can I enable auto margin top-up by default for all my positions?

Yes, this can be enabled by going to the Preferences page in the My Account section. ...

How does auto margin top-up work?

Auto Margin top-up is a feature that automatically adds margin to open positions to ensure that the positions are not liquidated. If auto Margin Top-up is enabled for a position, whenever the position is about to go into liquidation Position Margin is replenished. Complete details of this feature ar...

What is Mark Price?

Mark Price is the price at which any open position is marked for the computation of Unrealised PnL and Liquidation. Mark Price is employed to avoid unwarranted liquidations which could result from high volatility of crypto-assets....

Does Delta support margin trading?

Delta exchanges 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....