Now Live: ETHYLDH23 Yield Swap Contract

Our new quarterly ETH Yield Swap contract – ETHYLDH23 – is now live, and started trading at 04:00 UTC on 9 February 2023.

You can start trading ETHYLDH23 here, or learn more about the product here.

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ETHYLDH23 Contract Specs

  • Symbol: ETHYLDH23
  • Expiry date and time: Friday 31 March 2023 at 12:00 UTC
  • Margin currency: ETH
  • Price quotation: Annualised Yield (as an absolute number on API and as a percentage on the BitMEX trading page – for example, a 4.5% p.a. yield will be displayed as 4.500 on the trading page and will be 0.045 on the API)
  • Price limits: Limit Up and Limit Down set hourly at Mark Price +/- 20%
  • MarkMethod: LastPriceAdjusted*
  • Auto Deleveraging: Enabled
  • Contract Size and Minimum Trade Amount: 1 ETH
  • ETH Contract Value: ETHYLD Price * Days to Expiry / 365
  • Floating Index: .BETHYLD (The Lido ETH staking yield as recorded each day by BitMEX)
  • Settlement Index: .BETHYLD
  • Max Leverage: 2x
  • Maker Fee: -0.01%
  • Taker Fee: 0.075%
  • Base Initial Margin: 50.00%
  • Base Maintenance Margin: 10.00%
  • Floating Funding Settlement: Daily at 12:00 UTC
  • Floating Funding Fees: Both sides pay 0.0005% daily

*Last Price Adjusted is a marking mode that functions similarly to simple Last Price marking, but with adjustments to allow for Yield Swap Floating Funding payments. Please see here for more details.

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