Introducing Lower Margin Requirements on Large Positions for XBTUSD and ETHUSD Swaps, plus ADAU21, EOSU21, TRXU21, and XRPU21 Futures

Effective 31 August 2021 at 06:00 UTC, we will increase the risk step of our XBTUSD Swap, ETHUSD Swap, and ADAU21, EOSU21, TRXU21, XRPU21 Futures as detailed below –

  • XBTUSD Swap Risk Step will increase from 100 to 150 XBT
  • ETHUSD Swap Risk Step will increase from 75 to 100 XBT
  • ADAU21, EOSU21, TRXU21, XRPU21 Risk Step will increase from 50 to 75 XBT

From that time, those who have positions in the above-mentioned contracts with position size greater than the Base Risk Limit and First Risk Step will be immediately eligible for lower margin requirements. 

There will be no changes to any of our Base Initial Margin or Base Maintenance Margin rates. 

For further details, please refer to our blog.